(Wellington, NZ) – Wellington-based charity ChangeMakers Refugee Forum (CRF), with supporting sector organisations, has written an open letter to the New Zealand government calling for the immediate establishment of a task-force in response to the on-going refugee crisis.
Immigration has released information about the numbers and composition of the Refugee Quota Programme for the next 3 years. For an overview of the 2013-2016 quota and specific information about refugees coming to Aotearoa NZ and when these people are expected to arrive click here
ChangeMakers highlighted concerns about immigration changes that reduce family reunification options for people who arrive in a group of more than thirty claiming asylum. To read our submission on these changes click here and watch a short youtube clip click here