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Govt needs to end 'queue of human misery'

Jem Traylen
Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Thousands of lives are in limbo while immigration minister Kris Faafoi makes up his mind on new policies. (Getty Images)
Jem Traylen
Mon, 20 Sep 2021
It’s three years since Sid (not his real name) and his wife, a highly skilled migrant, arrived in New Zealand on a work visa that promised them permanent residency within two years.Twelve months after that deadline passed, the couple are living on a boat in an Auckland marina, still unable to buy a house here because they are classed as foreign investors.Sid’s kids cannot leave South Africa where his ex-wife is caring for them, because they can’t start school here until Sid’s immigration status shifts to permanent reside...

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