African immigrants in the US are better educated than the average American – and they tend to have pretty good jobs

2018-04-24 16:00

A new study says sub-Saharan African immigrants to the US tend to be better educated than those who live in Europe. They also tend to have management jobs.

Court battle over Zimbabwean children in SA custody

2018-03-02 06:21

Parents of eight Zimbabwean children have filed an urgent application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for an interdict to stop the Minister of Social Development and the Minister of Home Affairs from repatriating their children to Zimbabwe.

US Supreme Court refuses to hear Trump bid to end DACA

2018-02-27 05:29

The top US court refuses to hear an attempt by the Trump administration to end deportation protection for undocumented youth.

#GraceMugabe: SA Govt likely to opt for 'diplomatic relations' with Zim - expert

Immigration attorney Gary Eisenberg, who has worked on a number of extradition cases, says it would be a 'test case' if the SA government chose to pursue Grace Mugabe through our courts, and are likely to opt for good diplomatic relations with Zim. Watch.

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Trump slams 'ridiculous' US court ruling against immigration order

2017-04-26 22:50

President Donald Trump has slammed as "ridiculous" a US judge's ruling blocking an executive order that could deny billions of dollars to so-called sanctuary cities.

US immigration courts face record number of cases

2017-03-05 06:09

President Donald Trump's plans to step up enforcement of immigration laws could funnel even more people into a congested immigration court system.

Hollande hit backs at Trump over Paris criticism

2017-02-25 22:00

French President Francois Hollande has hit back at Donald Trump after the US president criticised France in a veiled attack on its immigration policies.

Uber CEO quits Trump’s advisory council

2017-02-03 08:53

Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick is stepping down from President Donald Trump’s business advisory council after criticism from customers and drivers.

Trump's immigration order faces mounting legal questions

2017-01-31 13:04

The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on refugees is likely to turn on questions of a president's authority to control America's borders and on whether the policy unconstitutionally discriminates against Muslims.

'This is not a Muslim ban,' Trump says of immigration move

2017-01-30 11:48

President Donald Trump insists that his executive order temporarily halting travel from seven majority-Muslim countries was "not a Muslim ban," after it was met with confusion, global outrage and huge protests across the United States.


Ethiopian immigrants' long battle to be heard

2018-03-09 14:01

In the battle for asylum in SA, hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants jostle to be first in the queue at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Marabastad, Pretoria.

More than 150 arrested in California immigration raids

2018-03-01 05:45

Federal immigrations agents have arrested more than 150 people in Northern California after Oakland's mayor gave early warning of the raids.

Do immigrants 'steal' jobs in SA? What the data tells us

2017-09-19 12:50

South Africa is a popular destination for immigrants, especially from other African countries. Does their presence affect the employment chances of South Africans?

Asylum seekers entitled to UIF

2017-07-18 16:20

The Equality Court in Vereeniging has ordered the Department of Labour to create a system that would allow asylum seekers to be paid their UIF benefits.

Time running out for SA residents seeking US dream

2017-03-27 06:57

A unique window of opportunity for South Africans wanting to immigrate to the US will likely close in the next few months, an immigration expert has warned.

India demands action from US after Kansas killing

2017-02-26 21:33

India has demanded the "strongest action" from the US government after an Indian man was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime in Kansas.

European populists seek 'Trump boost' for anti-Islam stances

2017-02-03 17:20

In Donald Trump, Europe's populist leaders think they have found a champion.

Trump's executive order on immigration: Is it legal?

2017-02-01 19:14

US President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily halting refugee arrivals and blocking immigrants from seven majority Muslim nations has marked perhaps the most contentious moment of his provocative new tenure.

Silicon Valley rallies against Trump's immigration move

2017-01-30 13:52

President Donald Trump’s clash with Silicon Valley over immigration is about to become even more contentious.

Trump travel ban sparks dollar weakness

2017-01-30 07:22

The dollar headed lower and Asian stocks declined as traders digested the tensions sparked by Donald Trump’s order halting some immigration, a move that’s ignited opposition from world leaders.

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