“Shake the bureaucratic tree”

“Shake the bureaucratic tree”

On Friday 28 April, Gary Eisenberg appeared on CNBC Africa’s Closing Bell in a segment entitled Fixing South Africa’s immigration woes, in which he spoke about his Open Letter to the new Minister of Home Affairs: published in City Press on 16 April 2017. The country’s...
South Africa’s Immigration System: A Reality Check

South Africa’s Immigration System: A Reality Check

Why the South African Government chose to close our country’s borders on 26 May 2014 remains a mystery. Our immigration regime has historically – at least since the end of apartheid in 1994 – been flexible and our labour market easily penetrable by foreign talent. The...
Trouble in immigration paradise?

Trouble in immigration paradise?

By Mavuso Msimang Extract of the keynote address by Mavuso Msimang, former Director-General of the Department of Home Affairs, delivered on the 20th Anniversary of Eisenberg & Associates (as published by City Press).   We must recognise that the human species was...