Posts Tagged ‘immigration quotas’

Catholic partnership approved to sponsor refugees

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Caritas, as one of four organisations approved for the new Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship (CORS) programme, will lead the coordination of a number of Catholic organisations who will support a refugee family to settle in New Zealand. The other organisations taking part are:  Gleniti Baptist Church (Timaru), South West Baptist Church (Christchurch) and the Society Read more

Immigration control will be this generation’s apartheid

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