Every year, more and more people immigrate to South Africa. It has become a very attractive destination, with its astounding quality of life and solid business opportunities. to continue ensuring the effective and efficient management of migration in the interest of the security of the country, the new South African Government immigration Regulations 2014 have been effected. The new act was announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs and includes amendments to some of the following, No business visa may be issued or renewed to a foreigner who intends to establish or invest in a business that is listed as undesirable business undertaking and under the new regulations there will be a clear distinction between short-stay visas and long-stay permanent residence permits. Nicola Lochner, from the immigration South Africa giving us perspective on how the new legislation will impact foreign nationals and how some can avoid being prohibited from re-entering South Africa.