Asylum seekers can now apply for residence visas

27 November 2018 – GroundUp Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive The Constitutional Court has ruled that asylum seekers whose refugee applications have been refused, can apply for a visa. If you are an asylum seeker and your application to be a...

SA needs more ICT skills to solve economic woes

FIN24Tech Johannesburg – South Africa is facing a skills-shortage in the information and communications technologies industry (ICT) at a time when people should be finding digital solutions to their economic problems. Professor Barry Dwolatzky, director and CEO...

Court battle over Cape Town asylum seekers

GroundUp Court battle over Cape Town asylum seekers Scalabrini Centre wants Home Affairs Cape Town office to accept new applications by asylum seekers Court battle over Cape Town asylum seekers On Thursday, the Department of Home Affairs was back in the Western Cape...

Judgment opens wider visa vistas

NEWS/CRIME-COURTS /  31 January 2016 at 15:10pm By: Caryn Dolley Cape Town – A precedent-setting judgment focusing on South Africa’s new immigration regulations could see foreigners with tourist visas who are living here with South African partners being given...