Tag Archive: regulations and legislation
Africanos em Movimento – Portuguese Version
Mobilidade humana desempenha um papel importante na história do continente Africano. Nas últimas décadas, padrões e tendências de migração têm modificado devido a globalização do mercado laboral e as transformações socioeconómicas e políticas que afectaram a maioria das sociedades Africanas. Para muitos países de envio, migração laboral representa uma estratégia para apoiar os meios de subsistência e reduzir a pobreza. Mudança climática, desastres naturais e crises minando a estabilidade política dos Estados Africanos têm gerado um grande número de refugiados. Esta publicação contém uma análise dos perfis de quatro países na mobilidade humana, em Gana, Nigéria, Angola e África do Sul. Reflete os dados e tendências relevantes sobre os fluxos de migração e asilo, identifica as agências governamentais, instituições acadêmicas e grupos da sociedade civil lidando com os migrantes e refugiados nos países listados. O estudo também fornece uma avaliação crítica da governança de migração e asilo e aponta algumas lacunas e áreas relevantes de pesquisa e para futuras pesquisas.
Press Review 47: 14-17 November 2014
Scott Morrison adviser says asylum claim proposals put refugees at risk. Burmese refugees pay up to $1,000 for official refugee status in Malaysia. Indonesia says Australia's decision to reject refugees creates bilateral tension. Somalia: Terrorism Fears Cripple Rotten Aid System in Hungry Somalia. Congo-Kinshasa: UN Warns of Humanitarian 'Catastrophe' As Hundreds of Thousands Flee Violence in Katanga. Congo-Kinshasa: Police Operation Kills 51 Youth. Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea, WHO says. More than 600 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, says Italian coastguard. South Africa: Special Zim Permit Deadline Looms.
Africans on the Move – French Summary
La mobilité humaine joue un rôle important dans l’histoire du continent Africain. Au cours des années précédentes, les tendances et guides de la migration ont été due à la globalisation du marché de travail et des transformations socio-économiques et politiques, qui avaient affecté la plupart des sociétés africaines. Pour beaucoup des pays d’origine de la migration la main d’œuvre représente une stratégie pour soutenir les ressources de revenu et réduire la pauvreté. Le changement climatique, les désastres naturels et les crises sous-estimant la stabilité des pays africains avaient généré des larges nombres de refugies.
Africans on the move – English Version
Human mobility plays an important role in the history of the African continent. Over the past decades, migration trends and patterns have modified due to the globalization of the labour market and the socio-economic and political transformations which have affected most African societies. For many sending countries labour migration represents a strategy to support livelihoods and reduce poverty. Climate change, natural disasters and crises undermining the political stability of African states have generated large numbers of refugees. This publication contains an analysis of four-country profiles on human mobility in Ghana, Nigeria, Angola and South Africa. It reflects relevant data and trends concerning migration and asylum flows, identifies government agencies, academic institutions and civil society groups dealing with migrants and refugees in the listed countries. The study also provides a critical assessment of the migration and asylum governance and points out some relevant research gaps and areas for further research.
Press Review 40: 29 September – 5 October 2014
Nauru asylum seekers sew lips shut in protest over Cambodia transfer. Basic needs unmet for UK asylum-seekers. Somalia battles al-Shabab for Galgala mountains. DRC ex-militiamen, relatives starve to death. Rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo slow to disarm. Libya aid push constrained by insecurity. Boko Haram video shows Abubakar Shekau alive. Analysis: South Sudan at a crossroads. Ebola outbreak: 'Five infected every hour' in Sierra Leone. Now hunger threat shadows Ebola in West Africa. Somali troops 'capture key port town' from al-Shabab. Court defends rights of foreigners. Prepared for permits says SA.
South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal judgment on asylum seekers and refugees right to trade
Asylum seekers and refugees' entitlement to apply for licenses to trade in spaza and tuck-shops - no blanket prohibition against self-employment either in terms of the Constitution or applicable legislation - s22 of the Constitution not a bar right to dignity implicated - vulnerable position of asylum seekers and refugees considered - South Africa's international obligations noted.
Press review 37: 8-14 September 2014
White South African family seeking asylum in Canada granted new refugee hearing. The importance of teaching more than English to refugee students. Can legal changes stop trafficking in Yemen? High court verdict spells the end for Australian immigration detention as we know it. Refugee Children Discriminated Against In Germany, UNICEF Says. Migrants' new tactics sound alarm bells in France. The Gambia passes bill imposing life sentences for some homosexual acts. DRC opposition leader jailed for insulting Kabila. South Africa: Four Jailed for Failed Hit on General. Home affairs probes illegal deportation. Home Affairs sets up team to look at visa regulation implementation.
Department of Home Affairs presentation on Immigration ammendment acts and regulations
A delegation from the Department of Home Affairs gave a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs on 26 August 2014 on the key changes brought about by the immigration legislation and regulations that had come into operation on 26 May 2014.