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New Zealand exhibits significant variation in protection. It offers complete or nearly complete protections in categories such as Religion, Assembly, Opinion, Victims of Crime, and Legal Personhood, but less complete protections in categories such as Equal Protection, Health, Due Process, Liberty, and Civil and Political Life. Unlike most other countries, permanent migrants that have continuously resided in the country for a period of one year or more can vote in...
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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).about the initiativecontact us