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Great strides made to fix SA's revised immigration policy but a few problems remain
Great strides made to fix SA's revised immigration policy but a few problems remain
COMMENTWhen the new immigration regulations were implemented in 2014, they were met with near-universal condemnation. Parents were outraged...
Visa accusations a Gupta witch-hunt?
Visa accusations a Gupta witch-hunt?
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Confusing visa laws have a ripple effect on SA's neighbours
Confusing visa laws have a ripple effect on SA's neighbours
When South Africa introduced new visa regulations to control the movement of children coming into the country, it was immediately felt by its...
Govt backs down on visa regulation changes
Govt backs down on visa regulation changes
After months of lobbying by a desperate local tourism sector – which has blamed the visa regulations for a decline in traveller numbers to South...
New laws sour SA for foreign students
New laws sour SA for foreign students
The recent heated exchanges on the unabridged birth certificate required for minors entering South Africa and its effect on tourism have occupied...
Committee will resolve visa issues, says Ramaphosa
Committee will resolve visa issues, says Ramaphosa
The unintended consequences of the new visa regulations are temporary and the problem is going to be resolved, according to Deputy President Cyril...
Cameron's censorship silences debate
Cameron's censorship silences debate
British Prime Minister David Cameron is a calculated hypocrite on the question of Muslim radicalisation. In July, in the wake of the attack on...
SA needs new visa approach as tourist numbers fall, says minister
SA needs new visa approach as tourist numbers fall, says minister
South Africa's new visa regulations have led to a "worrying drop" in foreign visitors and a new approach may be needed, Tourism Minister Derek...
Team to mull 'consequences' of new visa laws
Team to mull 'consequences' of new visa laws
With tourism specialists calling the new visa regulations confusing and the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry labelling them “economic sabotage”, Cabinet...
Brakes still wanted on visa rules
Brakes still wanted on visa rules
Confusion remains over whether the Cabinet will re-examine the controversial visa regulations that tourism industry players say are damaging local...
Home affairs to launch stringent new child visa regulations
Home affairs to launch stringent new child visa regulations
The department of home affairs has said it is ready to roll out South Africa's new visa rules for children from June 1. This means children will need...

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