On July 28, the Minister of the Department of Home Affairs released the final White Paper on International Migration. The new White Paper provides a policy framework that will guide a comprehensive review of immigration and related legislation.
Those elements of the new policy that require only administrative action will be implemented immediately. However, those elements of the new policy that require major changes will not be implemented immediately as the amendment of legislation will be required. The process of amending the legislation has begun and is expected to be concluded by March 2019 with the submission of the amended legislation to Parliament for public consultation and approval.
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