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Home Affairs Tightens Up Further on Expired Visas
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • October 24 2016

On 26 September 2016, the Department of Home Affairs amended South Africa's immigration legislation to create more stringent penalties for foreigners

Global Directions: Mobility Trends in October 2016
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • China, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 19 2016

Mayer Brown’s Global Directions is a summary of recent immigration and mobility trends arising in key jurisdictions around the globe

Talent has no borders: Seconding employees to South Africa
  • Baker McKenzie
  • South Africa
  • October 7 2016

In continuation of our discussion on immigration consideration when seconding employees to key African jurisdictions, in this edition, we consider

New Bill Amending Immigration Act: Foreigners Overstaying on Their Visas
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • May 31 2016

A Bill amending Section 32 of our Immigration Act 13 of 2002 was passed before Parliament on 19 May 2016. Prior to the amendments to the Immigration

Europe & Middle East Quarterly Update - March 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Morocco, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Austria
  • March 31 2016

As previously advised, a number of rules contained within the Maternity Protection Regulations (“Mutterschutzgesetz”) have been extended to freelance

The Immigration Amendment Bill, 2016
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • March 30 2016

On 17 March 2016, the Immigration Amendment Bill (Bill) was introduced in the National Assembly by the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs. 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

Detention of Illegal Foreigners Pending Deportation: The Minister of Home Affairs v Rahim and Others (Constitutional Court)
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • February 23 2016

Hot off the press is the Constitutional Court judgment of Minister of Home Affairs v Abdul Rahim and Others of 18 February 2016. The respondents are

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