The NZ government has been accused of treating a group of Indian tertiary students unfairly by moving to deport them. The students have each spent about $30,000 on their studies.
Immigration lawyer Alastair McClymont said the nine students, who had been studying in Auckland, have been served with deportation notices because their India-based agent used fake documents to get them into the country.
Mr McClymont said the students got their student visas through an education agent based in India, who submitted fraudulent documents on their behalf. The students had no idea fake documents were used, and deporting them for something that was not their fault was wrong, he said.
Surely the students had an idea that they didn’t have the required qualifications or necessary funds to get a visa – and so their agent was being fraudulent. The Paladin calls B.S. Read more…