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Covid-19 immigration powers extended to 2023

Staff reporters
Thu, 06 May 2021

Staff reporters
Thu, 06 May 2021
Parliament passed a bill today to extend temporary covid-19 immigration powers for another two years.Immigration minister Kris Faafoi said the extension means “continued flexibility to support migrants, manage the border, and help industries facing labour shortages”.“Over the past year, we’ve made rapid decisions to extend visas, vary visa conditions and waive some application requirements across entire visa categories.“These decisions have provided more flexibility and certainty to visa holders and employers in Ne...

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