Intra Ministerial Committee update
On the 5th of February 2016 I attended the latest Home Affairs briefing in Pretoria, organized for stakeholders and open for invitees only. The following serves to summarize and highlight the most important content addressed during the meeting.
Firstly some context: by the end of 2015 key officials from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) presented their plans aiming to implement the many Intra Ministerial Committee recommendations in order to curb the unintended consequences of the latest immigration regulations (on 10 December 2015). Today’s event was organized in order to give an overview of the most recent developments and achievements thus far.
Hereunder I summarize the, in our perspective, most relevant aspects of the presentation. Many of the matters included below are at this stage nothing more than expressed intentions from the side of Home Affairs, nevertheless we recognize that the immigration landscape is on the move and expect most of the plans expressed to be implemented soon. (read more…) http://ibn.co.za/taking-action-to-address-the-unintended-consequences-of-the-immigration-regulations-2/