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Statistics on declined visa's due to risk posed to NZ's International Reputation

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From: Matthew Adair

Dear Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment,

Good afternoon.

I have a request regarding statistics relating to all visa decisions where an applicant has been declined a visa due to the risk they posed to New Zealand's international reputation.

Specifically I request:
1. Statistics held on the country of origin of ALL applicants that been declined a residence visa from 2004 to 2018 due to character policy A5.30 / A5.31.

2. Statistics held on the country of origin of ALL applicants that have had a temporary visa application from 2004 to 2018 declined due to A5.50 / A5.51.

Yours faithfully,

M. Adair

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Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

Ref: DOIA 1819-0633

 

Dear Matthew,

 

On behalf of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment I
acknowledge your email of 21/10/2018 requesting under the Official
Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following:

 

I have a request regarding statistics relating to all visa decisions where
an applicant has been declined a visa due to the risk they posed to New
Zealand's international reputation.

 

Specifically I request:

1. Statistics held on the country of origin of ALL applicants that been
declined a residence visa from 2004 to 2018 due to character policy A5.30
/ A5.31.

 

2. Statistics held on the country of origin of ALL applicants that have
had a temporary visa application from 2004 to 2018 declined due to A5.50 /
A5.51.

 

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.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

Alan Witcombe

MANAGER, 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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From: Tim Shepherd
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment


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Dear Matthew

 

Please find attached our response to your Official Information Act
request.

 

Kind regards

 

Tim Shepherd
SENIOR BUSINESS ADVISOR

Operations Support, Visa Services, Immigration New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

[1][email address] | Telephone: +64 (0)4  896 5339
Level 1, 15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140, New Zealand

 

 

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