Immigration | Opening of refugee offices and backlog

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's briefed the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs about immigration issues including the opening of refugee offices, statelessness, and the backlog project. He discussed this with eNCA's Masego Rahlaga. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Home Affairs Ministers Aaron Motsoaledi says he's issued 604 skilled-worker visas in the past two weeks.

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This came after local and foreign investors had warned that investment projects were at risk of being halted because key personnel were unable to enter the country.

Motsoaledi says his department sped up the visa approvals after reaching out to embassies.

However, the minister lashed out at the investors for singling out South Africa as having delays.

Source
eNCA

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