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#Immigration

# immigration - Monday 3 September, 2018

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Chemnitz over the past three days in immigration demonstrations.

# immigration - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009

Net outward migration of Irish nationals peaked at 29,600 in 2012.

# immigration - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

# immigration - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy

She is now facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct.

# immigration - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split

Merkel has put to rest a row with her interior minister Horst Seehofer that had threatened the survival of her coalition government.

# immigration - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Large crowds across the US protest against Trump's immigration policy

Starting in early May, Trump ordered the arrest of adults crossing the boundary illegally.

# immigration - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

# immigration - Thursday 21 June, 2018

TIME hits out at Trump's border separation policy with cover photo

It comes after the US President questioned if he would be on the cover of Time magazine after the North Korea summit last week.

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# immigration - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Senator calls for TDs to boycott 4th of July celebrations at US Embassy

The boycott is in response to the policy of separating children from their parents at the US border.

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

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

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain Aquarius This post contains videos

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain

The Aquarius has caused a major diplomatic row over European immigration policy.

# immigration - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I wanted to share my story but I was paralysed in fear': Black Panther actor and undocumented migrant

Bambadjan Bamba is living in limbo in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.

'A horrific policy': Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at US border in six weeks

Between 19 April and 31 May, 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the US border.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Monday 11 June, 2018

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

# immigration - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

# immigration - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

# immigration - Friday 11 May, 2018

Gardaí shut down seven brothels in Carlow and Kilkenny

No arrests were made on foot of the inspections of the properties.

# immigration - Monday 30 April, 2018

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

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

# immigration - Sunday 29 April, 2018

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal

Theresa May said she accepted her resignation this evening.

# immigration - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation

Both students had been studying and working the country for 11 years and were directed to leave after a policy change.

# immigration - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage Exclusive

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Thursday 19 April, 2018

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully

Irish attitudes were found to be the most positive in the EU.

# immigration - Friday 13 April, 2018

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

# immigration - Monday 9 April, 2018

Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election

Viktor Orban has been outspoken on mass immigration.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Friday 30 March, 2018

17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board.

# immigration - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds

It found that support for Muslim and Roma immigrants is lower than the average for 10 other EU countries.

# immigration - Friday 16 March, 2018

Trump and Leo become 'fast friends' yesterday (just don't mention Doonbeg)

TheJournal.ie had a ringside seat for Irish celebrations in the Trump White House.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'

Varadkar said Ireland and the US have strong links that “will outlast any president or Taoiseach”.

# immigration - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told

The Supreme Court is considering the legal arguments for and against defining ‘the unborn’ in the Constitution as an unborn child.

# immigration - Thursday 15 February, 2018

US Senate rejects immigration bills following White House veto threat

The Senate rejected both a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by Trump.

# immigration - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.

# immigration - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

US ends ban on refugees from 11 'high-risk' countries

But Department of Homeland Security officials say they are working to implement new screening measures.

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