Move to New Zealand? US migration inquests rise 24 -fold after referendum period

Immigration website takes stres as thousands of Americans research their options away from a country that will be led by Donald Trump

The election of Donald Trump as Americas next chairperson has sent shockwaves around the globe and resulted in a rush of interest from Americans in emigrating to New Zealand.

In the past 24 hours, the website of Immigration New Zealand( INZ) received 56,300 stays from the US a huge rise on its daily average of 2,300. Within the same period, more than 7,000 Americans registered interest in moving to New Zealand, which is more than double the monthly average.

Similar spikes of interest in New Zealand were noted by INZ from Britons in the months after Brexit, with New Zealand seen as an ideal resettlement person due to its shared culture record with Britain.

The New Zealand Now website which contains detailed information on living, working, analyzing and the investment in New Zealand received 70,500 sees from the US in the past 24 hours, or 69,000 more than its daily average.

The surge in pastime from Americans in moving to New Zealand began a month before the US presidential election, with twice the different levels of task experienced compared with a year before.

New Zealand has already seen its highest levels of migration on record in 2016, and Kiwis were quick to take to Twitter and jokingly defend their borders.

Taika Waititi (@ TaikaWaititi)

Don’t even think about moving to New Zealand. You shat the bunk , now you have to deal with the mess.

November 9, 2016

Toby Manhire (@ toby_etc)

please redeploy instantly to all mete entry points, @NZDefenceForce

November 9, 2016

Jolisa Gracewood (@ nzdodo)

Text from cousin in Illinois: he’s watching puppies on Animal Planet and doing laundry so he’ll have clean clothes to parcel. @MovingToEnZed

November 9, 2016

And New Zealands media manifested much of the bombshell, stun and feel of foreboding that peculiarity on front pages around the world.

Dominion Post (@ DomPost)

Our front page today. pic.twitter.com/ YGEMxfy5Tw

November 9, 2016

In the year to June, 1,288 Americans were approved to take up residency in New Zealand, 8,876 Americans were approved for design visas and 2,997 Americans successfully applied for student visas.

Read more: www.theguardian.com


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