IMMIGRATION

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SANDF refuses to re-accommodate immigrants it evicted in Marievale

“They want to break my family apart,” says evictee

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 March 2019
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Zimbabweans in Limpopo village fear for their future

Police said to have been given an ultimatum by local group to evict all undocumented Zimbabweans

By Emelda Tintswalo - 13 March 2019
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Blind Zimbabwean loses refugee status after identity muddle

Blessing Marindo has also lost his disability grant and is struggling to make ends meet

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 February 2019
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Woman told to go to Zimbabwe to get her South African-born child’s visas

She faces prohibitive costs and may lose her job

By Bernard Chiguvare - 22 February 2019
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Immigrants targeted in Alexandra housing battle

Vigilantes accused of throwing families out of RDP housing

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Shaun Swingler. - 21 February 2019
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Asylum seekers forced to go to Port Elizabeth to apply for documents

Applicants can’t wait until promised opening of Cape Town office in June

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 January 2019
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Home Affairs to open refugee office in Maitland

New applicants to be served in Cape Town again

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 January 2019
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Concourt takes compassionate approach to people who enter country unlawfully

Asylum delayed is not (necessarily) asylum denied

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 17 January 2019
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Ethel Mavaivai has been admitted to university at the age of 26 - but she can’t afford the fees

Immigrants, even if they came to SA as children, do not benefit from free tuition

By Joseph Chirume - 10 January 2019
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Zimbabweans stock up in SA to beat inflation at home

But the cost of taking goods back rises over Christmas

By Bernard Chiguvare - 18 December 2018
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Concourt agrees: people guilty of serious crimes will not qualify for refugee status

However, extradition law still protects their fundamental rights

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 6 December 2018
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Be patient, Home Affairs tells Zimbabweans awaiting permits

Visa processing company expected to finish its work by end of January

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 December 2018
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Asylum seekers can now apply for residence visas

Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 27 November 2018
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New PE refugee centre struggling to cope with large number of applicants

Many applicants are turned away daily because of lack of capacity

By Joseph Chirume - 26 November 2018
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Born in South Africa but not a citizen

Ghanaian matric student desperate for ID to get to university in 2019

By Bernard Chiguvare - 26 November 2018
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Rwandan man faces death if he is deported from South Africa

The Constitutional Court is deciding if Alex Ruta can seek asylum

By Zoë Postman - 2 November 2018