17 December 2020 - NW2677
van der Merwe, Ms LL to ask the Minister of Home Affairs
What (a) total number of temporary asylum seeker permits are currently active as at 1 November 2020 and (b) total number of asylum seekers and/or refugee appeals were turned down over the past 10 years?
a) Based on data extracted 11 November 2020 there are 175 461 persons with section 22 permits active.
b) The total number of appeals that were turned down over the past 10 years is 13 572 (as at 12 November 2020).