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Have a family member who has moved from Tonga, currently

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Have a family member who has moved from Tonga, currently working on a work visa, His job is paying minimum wage for him, but others with same qualifications are getting 21 per hour. can he get support around this. He would like to bring his family over also but is not earning enough. he is a qualified copper technition
JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?
Customer: just on work visa
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Has a visa for telecommunication only, can he get into another field if it is paying more
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 month ago.

Hi

I am a New Zealand lawyer based in Wellington and will help you with your question today

Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 month ago.
He can apply for other jobs and then apply to vary his work visa. There is a process for transferring the work but it should not be too difficult
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 month ago.
If he wants to bring his family he can start with a family visa, and he can also start on a work to residence visa