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# immigration - Today’s News


# immigration - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud

The University of Northern New Jersey even had its own school seal.

# immigration - Thursday 31 March, 2016

‘No we are not Isis, no we don’t want to kill people, and no we don’t want to take over’

Adam Sabbagh speaks about a new documentary about immigration in Ireland.

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder

“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”

# immigration - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US Tommy O’Malley This post contains videos

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US

Donald Trump’s rival pulled no punches on the topic.

# immigration - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick’s Day

The Irish-American has filed a legal complaint with the NYC Human Right Commission.

# immigration - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today

Francis said Trump was “not Christian”. Trump called his comments “disgraceful.”

# immigration - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.

# immigration - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would’ve become a sex attacker

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.

# immigration - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Poll reveals fear of terrorism as Lucinda Creighton suggests refugee screening

The Renua leader Lucinda Creighton was speaking following the sex attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve.

# immigration - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Tear gas and water cannon used to disperse far-right Pegida rally in Cologne Germany This post contains videos

Tear gas and water cannon used to disperse far-right Pegida rally in Cologne

The rally comes as Angela Merkel backed rules to make deportations easier.

# immigration - Sunday 3 January, 2016

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

# immigration - 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.

# immigration - 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.”

# immigration - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Brazilian students continue to flock to Ireland in big numbers

Good news if you like coffee, bossa nova music and carnivals.

# immigration - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Donald Trump turned down a “big fat meatball” last night Big Fat Door This post contains videos

Donald Trump turned down a “big fat meatball” last night

The Republican frontrunner toned down his brash persona.

# immigration - Friday 18 September, 2015

The economy may be on the up, but one in six people born here still live abroad

The ‘brain exchange’ of both highly-educated emigrants and immigrants remains a significant threat to an Irish recovery according to a new report.

# immigration - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Aisling Brady McCarthy arrested and set to return to Ireland

The Irish woman was arrested by US immigration agents in Boston today.

# immigration - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally

Wages earned will also be taken off illegal workers.

Poll: Should illegal immigrants be jailed for working illegally? Crackdown This post contains a poll

Poll: Should illegal immigrants be jailed for working illegally?

Are custodial sentences a step too far?

# immigration - Friday 21 August, 2015

# immigration - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Poles give blood rather than strike in the UK

“They don’t want to be second-class citizens.”

# immigration - Friday 14 August, 2015

We need to take back control of our country, before it’s too late

Challenging the consensus is necessary if the Irish state is to regain its sovereignty, writes Identity Ireland leader Peter O’Loughlin.

# immigration - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Time for Ireland’s new anti-immigration party to answer difficult questions about its members

Anyone tweeting criticism of Identity Ireland will find out pretty quickly who – and what – their supporters are. And boy, don’t they like their St Brigid’s Cross swastika avatars.

# immigration - Friday 24 July, 2015

Trump declares he loves Latinos on ‘dangerous’ visit to Mexican border

During his visit he said the US has a “tremendous danger with illegals coming in”.

# immigration - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

These men tried to launch a new party … but anti-racism protesters gate-crashed their event

Demonstrators made themselves heard at the launch of Ireland’s newest political party.

# immigration - Saturday 11 July, 2015

More people have applied for asylum this year than in the entire of 2014

The Direct Provision system is now “virtually full” according to justice minister Frances Fitzgerald.

# immigration - Thursday 2 July, 2015

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

# immigration - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish-speaking family threatened with deportation given work visas and permission to stay

Six weeks ago, the Ware family were given a month to leave Ireland. Today, they got the news they’ve been waiting for.

# immigration - Thursday 25 June, 2015

WATCH: Obama tells trans heckler “You’re in my house”

The heckler was a transgender, undocumented immigrant activist protesting against the abuse of transgender immigrants.

# immigration - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Irish truck drivers come up against threats from ‘vicious’ migrants in France

Drivers face fines of thousands of euro if they are found to be transporting migrants but the alternative can be dangerous, a representative has said.

# immigration - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Hispanics along the US-Canada border say they’re being stopped because of their skin colour

They say that they’re being stopped because of racial profiling.

# immigration - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

# immigration - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

# immigration - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

‘Bureaucracy and ineptitude’ leaves Irish-speaking family facing deportation

Zoe Ware is an “exemplary student” at a Gaelscoil in Kerry, and a competitive sean nós singer. But that probably won’t save her…

# 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.

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