The way is finally open for skilled foreigners to apply for work visas under SA’s new points system, after the home affairs department gazetted a revised version of its new visa regulations on Monday.

The regulations, which also provide for new remote work visas, had to be withdrawn in March after the department gazetted them a day before the deadline for public comment, with home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi admitting he’d been “ill advised” and promising to re-gazette the regulations and rectify issues that had raised concerns...

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