The Department of Home Affairs has published an amendment to the Immigration Act which is set to have major implications for immigrants, tourism and the economy.
Comparison of occupations in high demand in 2014 and 2018:
Comparison of the occupations in high demand in 2014 and the critical skill list of 2014
Comparison of the critical skills from 2014 and the occupations in high demand of 2018
Comparison Occupations in High demand 2018 and critical skills list from 2018
Comparison of the critical skills from 2014 and the critical skills from 2018
Ahead of the implementation of new immigration laws and the release of a severely shortened critical skills list, South Africa’s Home Affairs Department appears to be pre-emptively clamping down on immigration and undermining efforts to encourage foreign direct investment (FDI). This is according to expert immigration lawyers, who noted that a new Bill on International Migration is expected to be available for comment in March 2019, and a new critical skills list intended to be implemented in April 2019.
Should foreigners who marry in South Africa before the expiry of their three-month visitor visas be allowed to regularise their stay?
In papers filed at the Constitutional Court, Home Affairs bluntly says “no” and maintains that allowing this would be an abuse of immigration laws on a “drastic scale”.
The Black Pen Immigration team give their opinion on the Yassin Bey Immigration violation, from a legal standpoint by answering some fact-based questions around the case.
Nora Dawud, CEO of Black Pen immigration explains the 5 challenges you can come across when submitting your S. A Visa or Permits.