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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1937. Immigration Amendment Act

This amendment was passed "so as to allow migrant workers from areas north of latitude 22 degrees south [somewhat north of Windhoek] into the country provided they worked in the mines on terms apprved by the government" (Allen 1992: 232). See also the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE PUNISHMENT ACT of 1836.

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