SA Migration Newsletter
09 / 2021
SA Migration International

SA Migration International was created out of the need for a specialist organization to assist people wishing to immigrate, volunteer, work, bring family, study or open businesses in South Africa.

We will guide you through the entire process to require the appropriate permit. Once we confirm that you will qualify for the visa, we will guarantee you a successful application. This is normally done in the first consultation - which is for free.
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09. Apr. 2021 Tourism Update

In a landmark move the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its advisory policy, opening up travel for US citizens that have been fully vaccinated.
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12. Apr. 2021 DHA

The Immigration Act and the Department of Home Affairs abhors fraudulent documents. Section 29(1)(f) provides ; The following foreigners are prohibited person and do not qualify for a port of entry visa, admission into the republic , visa or a permanent residence permit … anyone found in possession of a fraudulent visa, passport , permanent residence permit or identification document.
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06. Apr. 2021 news24

Foreign diplomats are allegedly selling illicit liquor, cheating SARS of taxes totalling more than R100 million every month. Investigations by tax authorities have singled out diplomats from Ghana, Rwanda, Guinea, Burundi and Lesotho for being involved in tax crimes involving the sale of duty free liquor.
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12. Apr. 2021 DHA

Overstaying one’s visa is a common occurrence among people who applied to extend their visa in South Africa and said visa not issued in time for travel . In recent months overstaying one visa has moved from being a minor inconvenience to a possible criminal offence with potentially serious ramifications. The changes brought about by the new immigration laws have made overstaying ones visa a very serious affair which needs a careful and smart approach to remedy.
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09. Apr. 2021 Business Insider SA

• The US has added further exemptions for foreign travellers looking to enter that country amid its ongoing travel ban. • Under the National Interest Exceptions protocol, certain visa holders and exchange visitors may travel to the US. • This applies to specialised teachers and au pairs in South Africa. • It also includes immigrant and fiancé(e) K-1 visas, which require a US citizen sponsor.
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31. Mar. 2021 German Foreign Mission

In a move to prevent the introduction of SARS-CoV2-variants, the German Government on 30th January 2021 has imposed a general ban on travel and entry from countries with widespread occurrence of such virus variants (referred to as areas of variant of concern). These include South Africa, Eswatini and Lesotho.
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09. Apr. 2021 SBS News

Partner visa language test will only affect people who apply after the changes are introduced mid-next year. The Department of Home Affairs says adding an English language requirement for partner visa applicants would protect people in family violence situations.
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SA Migration International
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SA Migration

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Email: info@sami.co.za


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