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Page URL: https://practice.orangatamariki.govt.nz/previous-practice-centre/policy/when-children-and-young-people-move/key-information/immigration-status-of-children/
Printed: 23/01/2020
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Immigration status of children

Updated: 11 June 2018

When working with children and young people who may not be New Zealand residents or citizens, it’s very important to determine their immigration status as part of a child-rights focus to decision making.