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Dublin: 15 °C Monday 23 October, 2017


# undocumented - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Ireland's undocumented migrants: 'Our flat was broken into. We couldn't report it to the gardaí'

Ireland’s undocumented migrant workers are calling on the Irish government to regularise their status.

# undocumented - 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.

# undocumented - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.

# undocumented - Saturday 7 January, 2017

"You have to go through us": US sanctuary cities plan to fight Trump's deportation efforts

LA police chief Charlie Beck says his officers won’t take part in federal operations to deport undocumented foreigners.

# undocumented - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'Undocumented people in Ireland are the same as the Irish undocumented in the US'

One in five undocumented migrants has been here for over a decade.

# undocumented - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US"

Almost 90% of undocumented people living in Ireland are employed and 1 in 3 have been in the same job for five years.

# undocumented - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

‘If I don’t have papers I won’t be able to study after the Leaving Cert’

An undocumented teenager says she doesn’t want handouts, just the chance to reach her full potential.

# undocumented - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Majority think undocumented migrants should be given right to live and work here

NGO says that “for the vast majority of the public, this is a no-brainer.”

# undocumented - 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.

# undocumented - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

"They don't teach you this in med school": Caring for the most vulnerable at Christmas

Patrick O’Donnell works with sex workers, drug users, homeless people and undocumented migrants in Limerick.

# undocumented - Friday 12 December, 2014

Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'

More than €72,000 has been provided to fund counselling and suicide prevention services to the Irish community in New York.

# undocumented - 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.

# undocumented - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

First big survey of undocumented migrants says there are at least 20,000 in Ireland

The Migrants Rights Centre says it’s time to let them stay.

# undocumented - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help

About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.

# undocumented - Monday 2 June, 2014

Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish

There are around 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US.

# undocumented - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation

If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.

# undocumented - Friday 14 March, 2014

'I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future'

Groups have said the government here should do the same for undocumented migrants as it is asking the US to do for undocumented Irish people living there.

# undocumented - Monday 27 January, 2014

Man granted residency after 37 years living in Ireland

Ali Haddad will no longer “fear every knock on the door”.

# undocumented - Thursday 12 December, 2013

"We're not looking for a handout, we have to earn citizenship"

There are approximately 30,000 undocumented migrants in Ireland – and they are looking for a solution.

# undocumented - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'We care for your children and your grandparents': 30,000 illegal migrants seek solution

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is holding a 24-hour Vigil of Hope outside the Dáil today.

# undocumented - Friday 28 June, 2013

Tánaiste: US Senate vote brings immigration reform a step closer

Eamon Gilmore has welcomed the US Senate’s support for comprehensive immigration reform as the proposed law now goes to the House of Representatives.

# undocumented - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Immigration reform passes crucial hurdle in US Senate

It is hoped the Senate will pass the bill, which provides a 13-year pathway to citizenship for the more than 11 million living illegally in the United States, by the July 4 break.

# undocumented - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

# undocumented - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Six in 10 Americans support citizenship path for illegals

Almost two-thirds of Americans favour a path to citizenship, with conditions, for undocumented immigrants.

# undocumented - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Gilmore rings US Senators as pressure grows for deal on Irish illegals

The Tánaiste said the Government plans to use St Patrick’s Day to push for a deal on undocumented Irish workers in the US.

# undocumented - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Prospects of undocumented Irish in US boosted by Obama speech, says Tánaiste

The position of undocumented Irish in the US is an important priority of the Government, and an ongoing dialogue with the US Administration and Congress is being pursued, says Eamon Gilmore.

# undocumented - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Call for new scheme to legalise undocumented migrants in Ireland

4,000 people have signed a petition for the introduction of an Earned Regularisation Scheme, which would allow undocumented migrants a new way to legalise their immigration status.

# undocumented - Friday 16 March, 2012

Undocumented in Ireland will celebrate St Patrick's Day 'in the shadows'

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is using this weekend’s celebrations to highlight the plight of what it says is an estimated 30,000 undocumented people in Ireland.

# undocumented - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Hundreds of undocumented migrants stage candlelit march to Dáil

The campaigners called on the Government to give them the opportunity to win legal status in Ireland.