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25 June 2017
Polity Focus
05 Aug 2011
Balance between economic needs, immigration management crucial
Immigration Law and Services
It is fundamental that South Africa manages immigration in a way that enables the country to meet the demand for foreign skills and investment, whilst at the same time, not throwing open the doors,...
Expected decline in job creation owing to removal of Section 46
Immigration Law and Services
Relocation service provider Relocation Africa immigration director Tracy du Plessis is concerned that the Immigration Amendment Bill might hamper job creation in South Africa when it is implemented.
Visa regime to affect skills imports
Immigration Law and Services
The visa regime under the Immigration Amendment Bill could potentially adversely affect the local business sector and the economy, says owner of law firm Julian Pokroy Immigration Law Attorneys...
06 Aug 2010
Failing processes erode SA’s refugee system
Immigration Law and Services
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) Law Clinic Refugee Rights Project director Fatima Khan tells Polity that South Africa’s failure to properly process economic migrants has eroded the country’s...
World Cup success might see immigration increase
Immigration Law and Services
The success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup could result in an increase in immigration to South Africa, reports immigration services company Intergate Immigration communications officer Hanna Schober....
Xenophobic attitudes in Home Affairs threaten calm
Immigration Law and Services
With fears of xenophobic attacks in South Africa once again, the Law Society of South Africa’s Immigration Law Committee vice-chairperson Chris Watters questions the Department of Home Affairs’...
02 Apr 2009
South Africans abroad: ordinarily disenfranchised
On 12 March 2009, the Constitutional Court unanimously ruled that section 33(1) of the Electoral Act, 1998 and associated regulations are unconstitutional to the extent that they bar certain...
Polity Focus

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