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#Asylum Seekers

# asylum-seekers - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Those in Direct Provision will be allowed to work, Minister confirms

Each person living in Direct Provision receives an allowance of €21 a week.

# asylum-seekers - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'An inhumane action': Eviction orders issued to asylum seekers in direct provision

Nasc says that those issued with eviction orders will become “homeless and destitute”.

# asylum-seekers - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

# asylum-seekers - Friday 4 August, 2017

Gardaí use golf buggy to track two Afghani asylum seekers who escaped onto Irish course

The men managed to stow themselves away on a truck headed to Wicklow.

# asylum-seekers - Friday 28 July, 2017

Government defends lack of information on people who died in direct provision

Over the past 10 years, 44 people have died in direct provision.

# asylum-seekers - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

The food is 'horrible' and the men are 'creepy' - Children in direct provision speak out

It’s part of a report commissioned by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 19 June, 2017

Scholarships to be given to people in Direct Provision as UL becomes a University of Sanctuary

Seventeen academic scholarships will be made available to applicants aged over 22 and living in direct provision.

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

EU takes legal action against Hungary, Poland, and Czechs for refusing to take refugees

Around 160,000 migrants in Italy and Greece are to be relocated to other EU states, but that has proven to be a slow process.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 13 March, 2017

Syrian refugees coming to Roscommon will get less than €20-a-week as they await their status

The refugees will be able to claim social welfare if and when they are granted official refugee status.

# asylum-seekers - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Rise in deportations 'worrying and stressful' as department denies official crackdown policy

Asylum seekers also say they are confused about a new refugee application process.

# asylum-seekers - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Explainer: Why Australia is worried that Trump won't honour an agreement to accept refugees

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull struck the deal with President Obama.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 16 January, 2017

'It's a great thing': Trump heralds Brexit

Trump also attacked Angela Merkel over her immigration policy.

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Rule change should lead to less time in Direct Provision centres for asylum seekers

The “single procedure” process for asylum applications has come into effect.

# asylum-seekers - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Far-right leader says Germany 'has to close its borders'

Frauke Petry, who leads the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, has hit out at Angela Merkel.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 14 November, 2016

Asylum seeker enters 35th day of hunger strike in Sligo centre

The Iranian man has been served with a deportation order.

# asylum-seekers - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Stephen Rea opens pop-up café aiming to raise awareness about Direct Provision

More than 4,000 people live in DP centres nationally.

# asylum-seekers - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'Some flee immediately': Migrants pretending to be children to get into Ireland

So far this year, Tusla has received 97 referrals into its team for separated children seeking asylum.

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Paris will open its first refugee camp in the city next month

Another is planned before the end of the year.

# asylum-seekers - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Fraudsters are targeting migrants and threatening them with deportation

The caller tells the person they face deportation that day.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 7 March, 2016

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

# asylum-seekers - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.

# asylum-seekers - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# asylum-seekers - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Radio host’s comment about asylum seekers ‘going to the beach’ didn’t break broadcasting rules

A presenter on Cork City Community Radio had suggested that a decision to offer an asylum seeker a university place was unfair to Irish-born families.

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 25 January, 2016

A mayor in Belgium is trying to ban male migrants from using his town's swimming pool

Mayor of Kokzijde Marc Vanden Bussche has proposed the move after complaints were received from female bathers regarding the behaviour of certain asylum seekers.

Company which made asylum-seekers wear wristbands compared to Nazis

“It harks back to the Nazi regime with people being forced to wear a Star of David.”

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Labour councillor: Housing should be given to locals over asylum seekers

Will Paton has called for affirmative action for housing locals in Carlow.

# asylum-seekers - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Some kids have lived their whole lives in Direct Provision. It's time to do the right thing.

Ireland has been warehousing asylum-seekers in Direct Provision since 2000. How can we stand by and allow children to live in these conditions?

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here's what needs to be done to help asylum seekers in Ireland

A new report has called for the Direct Provision system to be overhauled.

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should long-term asylum seekers be allowed to work?

A report recommends new asylum seekers should be able to work if they have been waiting more than nine months for a decision.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 15 June, 2015

LÉ Eithne to be recalled from Mediterranean in a month's time

Another Irish Naval vessel will be sent to replace the Éithne, once her mission comes to an end.

# asylum-seekers - Friday 12 June, 2015

Did Australia bribe people smugglers to turn their boat around?

The country’s prime minister won’t say.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 25 May, 2015

Children moved from asylum centres after claims of inappropriate contact

A report today said the children were moved before any assessment could take place and this hindered one of the investigations.

# asylum-seekers - Thursday 7 May, 2015

It’s clear: The direct provision system is utterly unfit for purpose

A new report published today pulls no punches: the system is unnecessarily complicated and perpetrates ill-treatment.

One person has been in an asylum centre for 11 years - this is how they live

Serious concerns have been expressed about the quality of life children in direct provision have.

# asylum-seekers - Saturday 25 April, 2015

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

I feed my children when they're hungry. Parents in direct provision don't have that choice.

Parents in direct provision have so few ways in which they can model healthy, productive adulthood for their children.

# asylum-seekers - Friday 27 March, 2015

Anti-Deportation Ireland: ALL members of asylum reform group should resign

Sue Conlan says the group has not been fully consulted on new legislation.

# asylum-seekers - Monday 9 March, 2015

We are ‘sick of being lectured’ by the UN on asylum seekers: Australian PM

It comes after the United Nations declared the country’s policies inhumane.

# asylum-seekers - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

“We have a love affair with incarcerating people in Ireland” Direct Provision This post contains videos

“We have a love affair with incarcerating people in Ireland”

Aodhan Ó Riordáin expects a report on reforming the Direct Provision on his desk by Easter.

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