US doctor, kids allowed in after detention at OR Tambo under SA’s new immigration rules

30 June 2015 - 15:46 By RDM News Wire

A physician from the world-famous Mayo Clinic in America and her three children were detained on arrival at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport yesterday – a direct consequence of officials trying to enforce the new immigration rules. The family were only released to continue their holiday after the intervention of humanitarian group Gift of the Givers‚ who highlighted their plight and took up their cause with Home Affairs.

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