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Migrant Workers Under South African Employment Law

As the world’s focus once again shifts to the west and its most recent and controversial presidential appointment, questions relating to border control, the influx of migrants and the corresponding effects on national workforces and employment conditions become heated points of discussion on a global spectrum. South Africa has experienced migrant travel from all over […]

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Immigration Law: The developments that every migrant should know about

On 28 July 2017, the South African Government gazetted the White Paper on International Migration for South Africa (“the Paper”) for comment. The Paper is aimed at providing a policy framework that will guide the comprehensive review and development of immigration and related legislation. South Africa’s international migration policy was set out in the 1999 […]

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Travelling with minor children? The impact of the new requirement for travelling with an unabridged birth certificate has on tourism…

The Department of Home Affairs, South Africa, has recently issued new requirements for travelling with minor children. The news has been flooded with unsuspecting tourists entering into South Africa without the necessary documentation and potentially facing deportation. Whilst South Africans wishing to travel internationally face the Department of Home Affairs backlog in issuing unabridged birth […]

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Foreign employees: the compliance pitfalls every business owner should know about

It is essential that all business owners and employers in South Africa understand the compliance issues associated with immigrating to start a business here and employing or training foreign nationals. Without the correct immigration permits and visas in place, you are  exposing yourself to the risk of potentially serious consequences. Read full story There are […]

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