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Home Affairs attempting to further clamp down on foreigners overstaying on visas
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • November 23 2015

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on 18 November 2015 applied for permission to introduce another amendment to our Immigration Act, which will


Amendments to Refugees Act in 2015, worrying
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • October 27 2015

According to the National Immigration Information System (NIIS), there are around 798 080 asylum seekers in South Africa, however only around 210 473


Relaxation of visa rules and government’s plan of action
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • October 30 2015

In response to the recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee established by the President in August 2015 to consider factors relating to the


Doing business in South Africa - an update on the latest immigration directives
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 29 2016

In the recent State of the Nation Address, President Zuma made reference to his plans to position South Africa as a preferred destination for


A temporary bridge to the near future
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • September 29 2014

During the course of 2009, our Cabinet approved the Dispensation of Zimbabweans Project (DZP). In essence, qualifying Zimbabweans were issued with


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


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


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


President of RSA announces commencement date for new Immigration Amendment Act and regulations under that act
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • June 30 2014

The long-awaited commencement date for the amendments to South Africa's immigration law has been announced. On 22 May 2014, the President of the