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#Immigrants

# immigrants - Monday 25 June, 2018

Trump calls for 'these people' to be deported 'without courts or judges'

The American president appears to be suggesting that asylum-seekers should be denied due process when attempting to enter the US.

# immigrants - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Hours after doubling down on family separation policy, Trump backs party plans to end it

The US President has apparently backed Republican bills “100%”.

# immigrants - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# immigrants - Monday 18 June, 2018

Melania Trump and Laura Bush hit out at separating of families at US border

For both, it was an unusual entry into a fierce political debate.

# immigrants - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

# immigrants - Monday 30 April, 2018

What is the 'Windrush generation' and why did it lead to a major apology and a resignation?

Their plight has been in the news this week.

Pressure heaps on Theresa May after home secretary resigns over immigration scandal

Amber Rudd has been accused of falling on Theresa May’s sword.

# immigrants - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

# immigrants - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

'National shame': UK government apologises after threats to deport people who had right to stay Windrush This post contains videos

'National shame': UK government apologises after threats to deport people who had right to stay

Some among the Windrush generation who were granted indefinite leave to stay in the UK have faced deportation.

# immigrants - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table

The US President said people were trying to take advantage of the Obama-era programme, which protects immigrants who arrive without documents as children.

# immigrants - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'I'm very frightened': Stories from people who were denied entry at Ireland's border

New research found some people denied entry were held in prisons for a number of days before being sent back to their country of origin.

# immigrants - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Female Indian doctor attacked and Nigerian UCD student lost eye: Ireland's unwelcoming 1960s

Evidence of racism is taken less seriously now than during the early 1960s, writes Bryan Fanning.

# immigrants - Thursday 8 February, 2018

First Irish populations had dark skin similar to Cheddar Man, DNA research suggests

This week, UK scientists confirmed that the first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes.

# immigrants - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Sean Spicer says 'there's a difference' between Irish and Mexican immigrants coming to US

The former White House press secretary also said his Catholic beliefs helped him to forgive Donald Trump’s ‘pussy’ comments.

# immigrants - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

# immigrants - Saturday 1 July, 2017

This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US

John Deasy’s new role comes amid Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants.

# immigrants - Friday 16 June, 2017

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America

The policy aimed to keep families together.

# immigrants - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

# immigrants - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# immigrants - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Trump administration rewrites the rules with sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants

Now, illegal immigrants who are suspected of a crime will be a top priority for deportation.

# immigrants - Friday 17 February, 2017

Trump administration denies plan to use National Guard to round up illegal immigrants

The White House has denied the reports.

# immigrants - Friday 3 February, 2017

'I remember a Paddy's Day visit by Haughey when four Irish were put on a London-bound flight in handcuffs'

It took Trump’s sledgehammer assault on travel and the right of refugees to seek shelter for us to take notice, writes Ray O’Hanlon.

# immigrants - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Trump takes first step towards building Mexican wall

Much of the land needed to build the wall is privately owned, implying lengthy legal proceedings and political blowback.

# immigrants - Saturday 19 November, 2016

FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration

The National Party leader made a series of claims about immigration on the Last Word this week. We checked them out.

# immigrants - Friday 18 November, 2016

Julien Mercille: 'Trump is simply continuing policies pursued by Democrats'

Donald Trump’s mass deportation plan and wall building is very similar to Barack Obama’s and the Clinton’s, writes Julien Mercille.

# immigrants - Thursday 1 September, 2016

A day after visiting Mexico, Trump vows to deport 'millions in his first hour as President'

“We will begin moving them out, day one. My first hour in office, those people are gone.”

# immigrants - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Doctors urge Western states to 'compromise' on female genital mutilation

Vaginal cutting is widely regarded as a libido-reducer, intended in certain cultures to keep a woman chaste.

# immigrants - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Racist graffiti sprayed on building opposite Immigrant Council of Ireland

The Immigrant Coucil said vandalising a building site at the height of storm Frank shows the mentality of those behind the act.

# immigrants - Saturday 12 December, 2015

A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland

Its goal is to push for legislative and policy change to tackle racism and hate crime.

# immigrants - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them

One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”

# immigrants - Friday 4 September, 2015

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison

Immigrants had paid £10,000 before leaving India and were then held hostage at a flat in England.

# immigrants - Sunday 19 July, 2015

MTV shows what happens when white people talk honestly about race

MTV shows what happens when white people talk honestly about race

This controversial documentary makes white people confront racial identity issues.

# immigrants - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

# immigrants - Friday 3 July, 2015

This is GOAL's response to Paddy Power's immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

# immigrants - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Paddy Power has angered people with this 'tasteless' joke about UK immigrants Shock Tactics

# immigrants - Saturday 20 June, 2015

What do you do when people smuggler is the best job you can get?

“If one of them falls, the others tap on the roof and I stop the van.”

# immigrants - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# immigrants - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# immigrants - Sunday 19 April, 2015

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants

In the latest violence, mobs attacked shops owned by foreign nationals in a poor area of Johannesburg.

# immigrants - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From Business ETC Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

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