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Notice confirms rights of illegal asylum seekers
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • July 1 2015

The Director-General of Home Affairs recently issued a formal notice announcing Lindela Holding Facility (Lindela) as a place for the detention of

Tantrums over the new requirements for travelling with children
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 25 2015

On 26 May 2014, the amendments to the Immigration Regulations came into effect requiring any person travelling with a child under the age of 18, to

Ten-year multiple-entry visas set to promote investment in South Africa
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 11 2015

At the beginning of the year, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) announced its plan to introduce 10-year multiple-entry visas for national business

Be global: employment law newsletter - April 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Brazil, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2015

The Federal Court has determined that non-Australian employees who work on offshore resource projects are covered by the migration zone of Australia

South Africa update: Quota Work Permit holders may now submit required annual reports electronically
  • Foster
  • South Africa
  • November 25 2014

The South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has changed the procedure for the submission of annual reporting for Quota Work Permit holders

Repatriation deposits no longer required for temporary residence visas
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • November 22 2014

The Department of Home Affairs has announced that it will no longer require a repatriation deposit as a condition for issuing a temporary residence

The Department of Home Affairs sheds light on the nature of intra-company transfer work visas
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • November 10 2014

If a foreign national wants to work in South Africa, they must be in possession of a valid work visa issued in terms of the Immigration Act, No13 of

Immigration: application for a repatriation deposit refund
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • October 20 2014

The Department of Home Affairs, has designated 13 October 2014, as the effective date of dispensing with the statutory requirement for a repatriation

South Africa tightens its immigration laws
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • South Africa
  • October 13 2014

As we reported earlier this month, South Africa instituted some important changes to its immigration laws this year. South Africa has utilized the

The Department of Home Affairs offers clarity on the Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permit of 2014
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • October 6 2014

On 25 September 2014, the Minister of Home Affairs (Minister) confirmed that the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) will be accepting applications for