Asylum seeker country of origin applied & granted/declined work visa statistics 2018-19 to 2019-20

Vidarbh Sakshee made this Official Information request to Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

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From: Vidarbh Sakshee

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,
I would like to request under the Official Information Act some statistics relating to asylum seekers. I would like to request:

* the number of asylum seekers that New Zealand has received in 2018-19 to 2019-20.

I would like these statistics to be broken down by:

a) The country of nationality or habitual residence of the asylum seeker who applied for Work Visa while their Claims are determined
b) Number of Asylum seekers applied for work visa while there claims are determined.
c) Number of Asylum seekers Granted/Declined work visa while there claims are determined.
d) Average Days( Time Frame) took on Granting or Declining from the date of Applying Work Visa for Asylum Seekers

Yours faithfully,

Vidarbh Sakshee

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Dear Vidarbh,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 2^nd January 2020 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

“Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, I would like to
request under the Official Information Act some statistics relating to
asylum seekers. I would like to request:

 

* the number of asylum seekers that New Zealand has received in 2018-19 to
2019-20.

 

I would like these statistics to be broken down by:

 

a) The country of nationality or habitual residence of the asylum seeker
who applied for Work Visa while their Claims are determined

b) Number of Asylum seekers applied for work visa while there claims are
determined.

c)  Number of Asylum seekers Granted/Declined work visa while there claims
are determined.

d) Average Days( Time Frame) took on Granting or Declining from the date
of Applying Work Visa for Asylum Seekers”

 

Your request is being processed in accordance with the Act and a response
will be sent to you in due course. If you have any enquiries regarding
your request feel free to contact us via email [1][MBIE request email] or
using the contact details below.

 

 

Nâku noa, nâ,

 

 

MINISTERIAL SERVICES

 

Corporate, Governance and Information

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Level 4, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140

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