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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Deportation

This month
November 2023
Human trafficking victims to be protected from deportation under new plans
Dedicated accommodation for victims of trafficking will also be established.
This year
New Act that can prevent people served with deportation order from returning comes into force
The residency requirement for children born in Ireland to apply for citizenship has also been reduced from five years to three.
All time
Australia orders deportation of Katie Hopkins for flouting quarantine rules
Hopkins was in the country to appear on Big Brother VIP.
Pregnant woman granted permission to challenge State over planned deportation
The woman, from Angola, was not granted asylum by the State and a deportation order was made.
'These orders have us heartbroken': Protest planned against deportation of Athlone students
The couple live in a direct provision centre in Athlone.
Major jump in number of people deported from Ireland in 2019
In 2019, 293 people were deported from Ireland.
Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address
The finding was made by Mr Justice Richard Humphreys last month.
High Court rejects challenge against deportation of convicted drug dealer
Shaheed Adeola Ishola was jailed following the discovery of €1.4 million worth of cocaine.
Campaign under way to save family living in Cork from being deported later this week
Two online petitions supporting the teenagers have had over 5,000 signatures.
Nine-year-old Eric is allowed stay in Ireland after winning deportation case
St Cronan’s Primary School in Bray tweeted out: “Fantastic news for Eric!!”
British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'
A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.
Irishman Keith Byrne speaks of 'shock' and 'heartbreak' over US immigration arrest
Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.
'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison
Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.
Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says
Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.
Supreme Court rejects appeal by man deported for alleged links to Isis
The court heard that one of the man’s sons was killed fighting in the Syria.
'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US
Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.
'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency
Fermoy native Keith Byrne was detained on Wednesday.
Deportation orders were issued for 92 children last year
385 children have been issued with deportation orders over the past five years.
Irish couple facing deportation in Australia because son has cystic fibrosis granted residency
The couple appealed the decision to refuse them residency which prompted intervention from a government minister.
Irish couple facing deportation from Australia because son has cystic fibrosis lose appeal
The couple are holding out hope that Australia’s Immigration Minister will intervene.
'No immediate threat of deportation': Bray schoolboy's case to be reviewed
Simon Harris said it is a “ludicrous” idea to send the child to China.
Should children born in Ireland to foreign parents be deported?
Barrister Anthony Moore writes about whether deportation law reform is throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
Thousands sign petition asking Justice Minister to stop deportation of student facing threat of torture
Shepherd Machaya could be deported within days after his permission to remain in Ireland expired on 21 October.
George Hook faces backlash over comments about Bray boy facing deportation
Minister Simon Harris was critical of Hook’s comments.
Harris makes representations to halt Bray pupil's deportation: 'Eric is Irish. This is his home'
The Wicklow TD said he hopes common sense prevails.
Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy
More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition organised by St Cronan’s School to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils.
Schoolboy and family granted permission to stay in Ireland following campaign
Nonso Muojeke attends Tullamore College in Offaly.
Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review
Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.
US judge orders deportation plane to 'turn around', threatens Jeff Sessions with contempt of court
The Washington deportation hearing heard that a woman and her daughter had been deported just hours before their case was due to be heard.
Swedish student's stunt to save Afghan man from deportation goes viral
The incident took place on Monday.
Nine-year-old boy born in Ireland with sickle cell dies during deportation battle
The “absolutely devastated” mother buried her son after his funeral Mass today.
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.
Chinese takeaway owner released from prison after challenging State detention
Yuntao Yu’s had never sought to evade the authorities, setting up his eatery beside Letterkenny Garda Station.
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.
Irish teenager brought to US when he was 12 to be deported for overstaying his visa
Dylan O’Riordan was born in Galway and brought to the US by his parents when he was 12. They already had green cards at the time.
Minister refuses to revoke deportation order for man with links to Islamic terrorism
The Supreme Court had ordered the Minister for Justice to reconsider the decision not to revoke the man’s deportation order.
'Cruel, self-defeating': Obama slams Trump's plans to scrap scheme for young undocumented immigrants
The Obama-era programme is being rescinded.
Security firm suspends 9 staff members filmed 'abusing and assaulting' detention centre inmates
BBC Panorama captured footage of the staff members in question.
'I couldn't believe my eyes': EU citizens in UK given deportation letters by mistake
The Home Office said letters had been mistakenly sent out to around 100 people.
Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears
The woman is seeking leave to challenge the legality of a decision refusing her permission to remain in Ireland.