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NZ Immigration accused of denying rights to overstayers

Richard Small, a Wellington based immigration lawyer for two Tongan overstayers in the city of Gisborne says the pair were refused access to legal advice and interpreters.But the national manager for immigration compliance, Peter Elms, is reported as denying that.Richard Small tells Bruce Hill the case of the two Tongan men in Gisborne is not an isolated one.We hope to bring you an interview with Immigration New Zealand tomorrow.Presenter: Bruce HillSpeaker: New Zealand immigration lawyer Richard Small