HOME AFFAIRS

Eight years and counting for Home Affairs to fix clerical error

Wrong gender recorded on twin’s birth certificate

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13 March 2018

Cape Town refugee centre must be opened by end of March

Constitutional Court rejects Home Affairs application for leave

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15 December 2017

Orphaned child’s 10-year battle for a birth certificate

Family caught in catch-22 situation

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28 November 2017

Zimbabwean’s endless temporary permit renewal nightmare

In eight years Althea Roberts has had 21 extensions to her asylum seeker permit

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24 November 2017

Eastern Cape woman’s 23 year struggle to correct her ID

Nomboxo Kafile can’t access her old age grant because of the error

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15 June 2017

“Home Affairs said I was a foreigner because of my vaccination marks”

PE woman claims she was turned away; Home Affairs denies this

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8 March 2017

Home Affairs office loses asylum documents

"How can I work without my asylum?"

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28 November 2016

After five trips from Cape Town to Pretoria, Malawian immigrant still has no papers

Charles Mkwapatira has spent a month in prison, and R15,000 - all for nothing

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27 October 2016

“My life is on standstill thanks to Home Affairs”

Two men born on the same day with the same name have the same ID number

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17 August 2016

Visa company bureaucracy trips up Zimbabweans

Over 4,000 Zimbabwean still do not have their special permits

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8 August 2016

Court orders Home Affairs to renew asylum seekers’ documents

A “big relief for thousands” says refugee organisation

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9 June 2016

Broken Home Affairs system leaves refugees stranded

It has been down for two weeks, and no one can say when it will be fixed

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3 June 2016

Happy ending for banned Zimbabwean

Home Affairs allows her back into South Africa

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30 March 2016

Hefty fines for asylum seekers at Port Elizabeth refugee centre

Immigrants complain that officials humiliate them.

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19 January 2016

Asylum seekers frustrated with Home Affairs

GroundUp previously reported the poor service by the Department of Home Affairs' foreshore offices. Today, the situation remains unchanged.

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18 January 2016