IMMIGRATION

Save the Children sounds the alarm over food crisis facing immigrant children

Letter to Department of Social Development still unanswered after more than a year

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26 October 2021

Vital Concourt judgment on warrantless searches

Case arises out of “degrading and invasive” raids on “poor and vulnerable” communities in downtown Johannesburg

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25 October 2021

Immigrants in Gqeberha say they live in fear after Cele and Mbalula’s remarks

“They came here to fan xenophobia” says informal trader

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22 October 2021

Refugee dies waiting for dream to leave South Africa to come true

Over 100 refugees stuck in limbo for two years at Lindela repatriation centre

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20 October 2021

Cele promises action after Gqeberha violence

Minister says police will be on high alert

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14 October 2021

Waiter who lost his job during lockdown now runs his own pizza takeaway

Takesure Ranjisi makes pizza and sells it from a container in Walmer township

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12 October 2021

Refugees who arrived after lockdown have no way to apply for asylum

Asylum application backlog set to grow, with Refugee Reception Offices closed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic

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8 October 2021

Matriculant petitions for stateless youths to get into universities

She is among many South African-born children with immigrant parents struggling to get identification documents

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7 October 2021

Immigrants refused food parcels at Jeppestown distribution

EFF accused of hijacking government food relief for election gains

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6 October 2021

Little Zimbabwe community grimly struggles on

Mostly undocumented immigrants live in leaking shacks without sanitation, water or electricity in this small informal settlement in Marabastad, Pretoria. But they say they are happy to be left in peace

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6 October 2021

Refugee children wait years to get into schools

The Three2Six Project has hundreds of children on its waiting list

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4 October 2021

“I don’t want to sit in this hellish country any more”

Refugees who have returned to their communities after long protest in Cape Town still want to leave South Africa

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29 September 2021

Immigrants arrested in labour inspection sweep in Eastern Cape

Rights organisation says Home Affairs has done nothing to help people get their documents in order during lockdown

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14 September 2021

State refused to help immigrant fire victims, so this organisation stepped up

Immigrants who lost their shacks in a fire in Briardene last month were refused building materials by the state

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12 August 2021

Home Affairs to renew Angolan Special Permit as deadline looms

Online application at the Visa Facilitation Services expected to start on 16 August and could take eight weeks to process

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6 August 2021

Law graduates to challenge legal profession’s discrimination against immigrants

Zimbabwean-born and fully South African qualified advocate works as a waiter because of legal profession’s rules

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27 July 2021