Spouse UK Visa holder? Tips to ensure a smooth visa extension

When one receives the initial spouse visa, the relief is often very big, and thoughts of the extension seem far away.It is, however, a good idea to keep in mind that the extension application and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application, are in the near future. It is thus best to be prepared from day […]
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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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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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UK Opskop 2017

This yearly event is getting bigger, after the very successful camping event in North Devon earlier in 2016 – the organisors are already organising the next BIG camping event for 2017! EVENT DETAILS Date and Time Friday, 28 April 2017 Location Watermouth Cove Holiday Park EX34 9SJ Berrynarbor, UK What to expect: Children entertainment Bouncy […]
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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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New UK Immigration changes to be implemented

There are a number of UK Immigration changes that will be implemented in April 2017. It is important that UK visa applicants take note of the various changes, in order to prepare themselves for these changes, and where possible to apply beforehand, in order to avoid the more strict requirements. One of the important changes […]
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New venue in London gives South Africans a taste of home

For many South Africans living in London, that perfect taste of home can be somewhat elusive. Outside of a few get-togethers around friends’ houses, it is hard to find those authentic flavours. This is where bbar in Victoria comes to the rescue. The chic little South African restaurant and cocktail bar is part of the […]
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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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SA Brain Drain DOES exist. Crime, politics and jobs make SAFFAs leave – and they are happier for it.

A new report by InterNations Expat Insider shines some light on the profile of South African expats, why they leave the country, and how happy they are abroad. South Africa is the 49th top expat destination (out of 64), showing that it is seen more as an expat source country (people leave it), rather than […]
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