Posts Tagged ‘expulsions’

Manila refuses to extend Australian nun’s visa

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

The Philippines’ Immigration Bureau says Sister Patricia Fox failed to raise new arguments to support her appeal for an extension to extend her missionary visa. Continue reading Related Posts:Immigration’s hands full with border reopening’Very painful’: Family split between NZ and Philippines over…Only 14% take up Ukraine special NZ war visasUkrainian grandmother pleads to stay with her NZ Read more

Patricia Fox lives to fight another day

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

On Monday, the Philippine justice secretary revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who had irked the president by joining political rallies but who said she still faces possible deportation. “What the (immigration service) did, in this case, is beyond what the law provides, that is why it has to be struck down,” Read more

High exclusions rates for Maori and Pasifika school boys

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

A recently published report on pupil exclusions shows Maori and Pasifika boys in lower decile schools are the group worst affected. The Ministry of Education report on expulsion shows there was a clear link between the socio-economic mixes of schools and the removal rates. “Students from the lowest quintile schools are five times more likely Read more