"Under Covid-19 level 1 restrictions, more than 16,500 requests have been made to Immigration NZ for border exemptions for people entering New Zealand. Of those, about 2600 have been approved. Many of those people have been linked to the film industry or America's Cup, and it is adding to the frustrations of many New Zealand … Continue reading A Family is being seperated by visa denials
There have been a few visa stories published on this blog but it's an issue with many many aspects and every story shows a different perspective on the matter. It becomes clear, that there are certain similarities visible in all of the individual stories. Certain inequalities we want to shed some light on by sharing … Continue reading Efua’s Visa Story
Have you seen the TEDx Talk by Henk van Houtum we posted a while ago? If not this might get you interested in it. We summed up our favorite parts of the talk and threw in some animations. So here you have it: Bordertalk with Henk van Houtum, by Border Tales.
Finally a new video! This time it's no video from the Border Tales team though. And that is not the only difference. With this video we want to introduce a new topic to our blog. Don't worry! We're obviously not done with borders! There are just so many different aspects of borders and now it's … Continue reading Border Studies – a new perspective..
'I don't blame them. Maybe it's some kind of instruction they are following.' Faith works for an NGO and takes care of the volunteers in Ghana. She was selected to be a volunteer for the weltwärts program herself. Unfortunatley her visa was denied and she was left with a lot of questions... Hear what she … Continue reading Faith’s visa story