Posts Tagged ‘immigration policy’

Good migration policy is about more than just jobs Comments 0

Monday, November 25th, 2019
Migration policy

Recent political posturing over partnership visas and arranged marriages is a troubling distraction that derails the real, necessary debates we should be having over the many changes to immigration policy. Let’s take the recent changes aimed at limiting the ability of low-income migrant spouses to work here as an example. While these changes are aimed Read more

The global migration agreement causing a stir Comments 0

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The New Zealand Government has not yet decided whether New Zealand will be among the signatories: Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway has said he and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters are still considering what to do. Related Posts:NZ to review Pacific migrationSamoans visiting New Zealand treated like second…Door could be opening for Nauru refugees to come Read more

Australia spends £29 million to resettle just two refugees Comments 0

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Australia spent £29 million on a deal with Cambodia to accept its refugees but the scheme has been labelled an “expensive joke” after just two people took up the offer to relocate. The four-year deal, signed in 2014, was designed to resettle hundreds of refugees who have been transferred by Australia to the tiny Pacific Read more

Immigration control will be this generation’s apartheid Comments 0

Friday, October 25th, 2013

The recent drowning of hundreds of illegal migrants off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa has caused a stir, as spectacles tend to. But, really, this is no more than a freak occurrence. Like mass shootings in America or child abductions by strangers, it is a statistically insignificant event attached to an emotive story. Freak Read more