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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


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


Government comes to the table at last regarding the implementation of amendments to SA's immigration law
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • October 27 2015

Recommendations just in from the Inter-Ministerial Committee the President investigating the unintended consequences and mitigating factors relating


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


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, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, South Africa
  • 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 LLP
  • 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