Immigration Decisions; Spouses as Taonga
(2012) May Māori LR 11-14
5 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2020 Last revised: 14 Sep 2020
Date Written: May 1, 2012
The Waitangi Tribunal declined to convene an urgent inquiry into a claim that removal from New Zealand of a person under immigration processes would amount to a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi because that person was regarded as a taonga by his wife’s family.
Keywords: Immigration, Waitangi Tribunal, Urgent Inquiry, Individual Claim, Taonga, Prejudice, Deportation
JEL Classification: K10, K39
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