Immigration

Faafoi tight-lipped about overdue immigration reset

Jem Traylen
Tue, 18 Jan 2022

Faafoi tight-lipped about overdue immigration reset
The government has a 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity to reset immigration policies before the border reopens. (Image: Getty)
Jem Traylen
Tue, 18 Jan 2022
Immigration minister Kris Faafoi has missed two key deadlines for the government's long signalled immigration 'reset'.The reset (now termed a ‘rebalance’) was announced in May with the government calling the border closure “a once-in-a-generation” opportunity to take a more strategic approach to immigration settings.The government undertook to test their thinking with stakeholders over the coming months but instead, Faafoi took a paper straight to cabinet in July that set out the long-term direction for the i...

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