Trump’s new U.S. immigration laws: should South Africans working there be worried?

Many are asking what does American President Donald Trump’s 90-day rule barring the entry of foreign nationals into America for the purposes of state security and the fear of terrorism mean for South Africans who are living and working in America. Some of Mzansi’s favourite celebrities like Trevor Noah who hosts The Daily show, Terry […]
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SA Government to limit emigration by tracking those leaving SA for more than three months

So, despite working on building a more inclusive South Africa with opportunities for all, the government’s solution is to try and limit the number of South Africans leaving the country? Sounds unbelievable? Well, it kinda is. On Sunday, Rapport… reported that cabinet has approved a piece of legislation – don’t worry, it’s not law yet […]
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Memorial Weekend Camping 2017: at Leisure Resort campground in Fentress

We will be camping at Leisure Resort campground in Fentress (near San Marcos) again this coming Memorial Weekend. Date: May 27 – May 29, 2017 Venue: Leisure Resort campground in Fentress Leisure Resort is located right on the San Marcos river. It has many tent and RV sites, as well as cabins for rent. Some […]
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South Africans requests US investment visas

Demand for US investment visas by wealthy South Africans has more than doubled. Data released last week showed that South African demand for US EB-5 visas, which allow people to obtain a green card by investing $500 000 (R6.66 million) into a US business, has increased sharply since 2014. Doug van der Merwe of LCR […]
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South African Potjie in Texas:Discover all about this event right here

If you have been in Texas for a while, you may be aware of the Texas Potjie Festival. This is an annual South African cook-off that takes place in a campground over Labor Day Weekend. Now there is a new event for South Africans over Labor Day weekend! We recently spoke to one of the […]
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How have Trump’s immigrant rulings effect matters for South Africans wanting to move to the US?

No one can deny that the new Trump administration has caused chaos and uncertainty in the immigration arena in the USA. Amidst multiple litigation filings, the rumours are flying with ‘doomsday’ predictions. Here’s some clarity from a qualified source about where South Africans stand with regards to emigrating to the US: If you are a […]
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11 words you should swap out for American English words in the States

A concise list of the South African words you should swap out for American English words in order to be understood in the States. The trickiest part about moving to America is adjusting to the American verbiage. Do not think that because they speak English, it is the same English that you speak. Although, American […]
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South Africans that have made it big abroad in the USA

Many countries around the world are benefiting from brilliant South Africans who have gone in search of better opportunities or a safer, more stable place to live. Thousands of highly-skilled South Africans, including doctors and engineers, have emigrated to English-speaking countries over the last two decades. Research consultancy Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies estimated there […]
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Good Advice to S.A. Citizens who is Arrested or Jailed Abroad.

Under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963), which is the accepted standard for all member countries, persons who have been arrested outside their own country must have access to their consular representative. South Africans in this situation must immediately request the authorities to allow them to contact the South African Representative in that country. […]
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Raising a family in the United States- The 7 Best Cities

Hollywood would have you believe that New York or LA are the bees knees; ‘fraid not, but here are seven places you really do want to live if you’re just starting out. Ok look, it’s not easy to figure out where to move  if you are a South-African citizen– or for that matter start – […]
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