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Immigration and Refugee Law, 3rd edition (eBook)

Immigration and Refugee Law, 3rd edition (eBook)

Doug Tennent, 2017

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The essential resource for legal practitioners, immigration advisors, tribunals and students of New Zealand immigration and refugee law.


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In a world of increasing globalisation and travel, migration and relocation, immigration law affects a growing number of people. Work in this area is challenging for legal practitioners, immigration advisors and members of decision-making tribunals - especially in light of recent and ongoing changes to New Zealand legislation. Immigration and Refugee Law provides assistance and guidance to those working in this area of law, comments on some of the issues faced this field and proposes some solutions.

New to this 3rd edition is a separate chapter on migration advisors looking at competency standards for advisors and forthcoming reform of the Immigration Advisors Licensing Act; expanded discussion of character issues and the Immigration Amendment Act 2015 and new powers given to immigration officers in terms in terms of search, entry and the obtaining of biometric information; plus commentary on recent important cases. These include Helu v Immigration and Protection Tribunal and Minister of Immigration [2015] NZSC 28; Taylor v Minister of Internal Affairs [2015] NZHC 868; CV v Immigration and Protection Tribunal [2015] NZHC 510; DS (Iran) [2016] NZIPT 800788; AT (Zimbabwe) [2015] NZIPT 800798 ; AI (Entrepreneur Residence Visa) [2016] NZIPT 203262; K v Attorney-General [2016] NZCA 416 ; Minister of Immigration v Jooste [2014] NZHC 2882 and Nacis v Minister of Immigration [2015] NZHC 691.

Chapters that have been significantly updated for this edition include Chapter 4: Requirement to be Legally in New Zealand; Chapter 7: Refugee status; Chapter 10: The appeal process; and Chapter 11: Deportation.

Immigration and Refugee Law is an essential resource for legal practitioners, immigration advisors, tribunals and students of immigration and refugee law.



• New chapter on immigration advice and advisors
• Commentary on recent important cases
• Expanded discussion of character issues

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Doug Tennent is a lecturer in law at the University of Waikato and is a well-known and respected author on immigration and refugee law issues. He worked from 1984-1992 as an advocate in the Highland of Papua New Guinea court and prison system under a joint project of the Anglican and Catholic Churches. He also taught in the Faculty of Law, University of Papua New Guinea from 1998-2002. He was also the Associate Dean. Dough Tennent was legal advisor in the Solomon Islands from 2009-2011.

Katy Armstrong is a fully licensed immigration advisor and principal consultant at IntoNZ ( and is the current Continuing Professional Development Consultant to the NZ Association of Migration and Investment (NZAMI). She was a barrister in England and a human rights lawyer in Guatemala before settling definitively in New Zealand in 2001. Katy is a frequent contributor to seminars and conferences on immigration law. She has a keen interest in all aspects of immigration law, policy and process as well as the development of the New Zealand immigration advisory profession.

Peter Moses is a barrister who has been involved in immigration and refugee work for over 15 years – initially as a Refugee Status Officer with the Immigration Service and since 2002, as a lawyer, in private practice. He is a board member and the current chair of the Policy and Advocacy Committee of the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment (NZAMI). He also delivers training for NZAMI on immigration topics and disciplinary issues for licensed immigration advisers.

Table of Contents

1. Immigration law in New Zealand: a brief history
2. The impact of international law on immigration and refugee law in New Zealand
3. Right to enter and be in New Zealand: citizenship
4. Requirement to be legally in New Zealand: the requirement to hold a visa
5. Immigration advice
6. Turnaround at the airport
7. Refugee status
8. Protected person status
9. Refugee and protected persons: determinations and appeals
10. The appeal process: the Immigration and Protection Tribunal
11. Deportation: the requirement to leave New Zealand
12. Enforcement provisions and penalties
13. Conclusion

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