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# immigration - Today’s News


# immigration - Thursday 21 May, 2015

‘My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible’

My life here has given me amazing opportunities as a professional musician. I don’t miss a lot of things from Kinshasa (apart from the sun, obviously).

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat

The captain has been arrested.

# immigration - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

# immigration - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Oireachtas told: ‘Illegal immigrants are giving two fingers to the State’

The Immigration Control Platform were compared to Nazism by one deputy.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Saturday 21 March, 2015

‘I arrived in Ireland aged 7, not able to speak English – now I’m organising a nationwide festival’

Polska-Eire 2015 highlights the contribution of non-Irish populations to this society and the importance of integration.

# immigration - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Gardaí probe assault at meeting of party that wants “proper border control”

The meeting was stopped by protesters who call the party “fascist”.

Migrants rally to urge Taoiseach not to forget about them

They wanted to be treated the same way Enda Kenny treats the “undocumented Irish”.

# immigration - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland should ‘embrace’ a population of 10 million Think Bigger

Ireland should ‘embrace’ a population of 10 million

And business group Ibec wants more money for infrastructure to cope with the growth.

# immigration - Friday 13 February, 2015

This European nation has come up with laws to keep out EU immigrants

And it’s putting them on a collision course with Brussels.

# immigration - Monday 26 January, 2015

Europe or Die: Why so many migrants risk their lives to come here

Since 2000, more than 27,000 refugees have died while attempting to cross the border.

# immigration - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland

Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.

# immigration - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama’s immigration reform plan

The bill has virtually no chance of passing the Senate, however.

# immigration - Friday 12 December, 2014

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: “You’re a pound shop Enoch Powell”

The pair debated UK immigration on BBC Question Time last night.

# immigration - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Undocumented and living in the US? Here’s what the new immigration reforms mean for you

In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.

# immigration - Thursday 27 November, 2014

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# immigration - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# immigration - Sunday 23 November, 2014

# immigration - Friday 21 November, 2014

Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US

President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Catch up as you wake up.

Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home

President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.

# immigration - Thursday 20 November, 2014

50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change

The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.

# immigration - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one

Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.

# immigration - Saturday 8 November, 2014

# immigration - Monday 27 October, 2014

Australia is not allowing anyone from Ebola-hit nations into the country

It comes as a teenager arriving from Guinea and put into isolation has tested negative for the disease.

# immigration - Friday 3 October, 2014

A year after 300 died off Lampedusa, migrants still risk lives to get to Europe

The UN’s refugee agency wants Europe to do more.

# immigration - Friday 26 September, 2014

Asylum applications rose by 26% in the first six months of this year

However, less than 1,000 people applied in Ireland last year.

# immigration - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí will no longer check passports at Dublin Airport

Instead, the responsibility will fall to civilians in the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service as part of reforms launched today.

# immigration - Friday 12 September, 2014

President Higgins has spoken directly to the Irish Diaspora: “We owe them a debt of gratitude.”

The story of Irish emigration is one to be proud of he argued.

# immigration - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland

Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.

# immigration - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# immigration - Friday 15 August, 2014

Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with “surrogate” baby

The men were stopped because they didn’t have complete documents for the child.

# immigration - Friday 1 August, 2014

One in four children in Ireland are born to a non-Irish mother

A new study by Trinity College Dublin has also found that migrant parents face a greater risk of poverty.

# immigration - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Decisions by Department of Social Protection have ‘catastrophic results on peoples lives’

A new report by charity Crosscare identifies social welfare issues as a major factor in homelessness.

# immigration - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Irish and US authorities ‘in touch’ about man who claimed he killed Irish soldiers

Minister Coveney said Lebanon is the only jurisdiction that can pursue a prosecution.

Opinion: Once again, we’ve heard a depressingly familiar tune from Ireland on human rights

Ireland’s appearance before the UN Human Rights Committee was disappointing: we have not made the changes recommended four years ago.

# immigration - Thursday 10 July, 2014

New law would make it complusory for fathers’ names to be included on birth certs

The new Bill has been described as “the most important reform of family law for a generation”.

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