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  NZSC 28; Taylor v Minister of Internal Affairs  NZHC 868; CV v Immigration and Protection Tribunal  NZHC 510; DS (Iran)  NZIPT 800788; AT (Zimbabwe)  NZIPT 800798 ; AI (Entrepreneur Residence Visa)  NZIPT 203262; K v Attorney-General  NZCA 416 ; Minister of Immigration v Jooste  NZHC 2882 and Nacis v Minister of Immigration  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.
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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