Minister Panics Over Brain Drain
There is a note of desperation creeping into the Labour
Government's Immigration policy in a vain attempt to stop
the brain drain, National Immigration Spokesperson Marie
Hasler said today.
"The recent arbitrary amnesty and the
proposed lowering of migrant investment criteria are just
two examples of sudden changes that lead to uncertainty and
apprehension for prospective migrants and investors.
Minister has a 'duty of care' to New Zealanders to maintain
the integrity of our immigration policy. Sudden changes in
policy do nothing to inspire confidence.
economic and employment indicators are a far more effective
way to stop the brain drain and encourage more migrants," Ms
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