A Newshub investigation has revealed hundreds of suspected sex workers are being stopped at the border, as Immigration New Zealand cracks down.
The practice is illegal, but that isn’t stopping them coming here from Asia and South America.
More than four thousand legal sex workers operate in New Zealand at any one time.
On top of that, there are “illegal foreign” workers, but officials don’t know how many.
Officials say the problem is getting worse.
“We’re concerned that some of these unlawful migrants are being exploited,” said Dave Campbell of Immigration NZ.
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