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# Emma deSouza

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# Emma deSouza
Irish government won't be contributing to the DeSouzas' legal bill
The legal case taken by the DeSouzas was “a private case in respect of an immigration application”, the Irish government said.
# Home Office
UK government spent over £55,000 on legal fees against Emma DeSouza
“You have to be at the very bottom or you have to be rich to use the legal system,” DeSouza said.
# Seanad
Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat
DeSouza was involved in a legal battle with the UK Home Office until last month.
# Northern Ireland
Emma DeSouza drops legal challenge after change to immigration laws
DeSouza said she will continue to campaign for full recognition of Irish citizenship in NI.
# Good Friday Agreement
DeSouza to argue her case in US: 'Political pressure must be brought to bear on the British government'
Emma DeSouza will be asking the House of Representatives to pass a resolution supporting her case to self-identify as Irish.
# Emma deSouza
Despite Stormont deal, confusion still exists on self-identifying as Irish in the North
Emma DeSouza says that the UK interprets the right to identify as Irish “as akin to being a GAA supporter or country music fan”.
# irish citizenship
People have been asking the Irish government what the DeSouza ruling means for them
“This is unacceptable. I don’t want to be a British citizen,” one person who wrote to the Taoiseach argued.
# Irish identity
NI appeals court to hear case today of Derry woman who was ruled to be a British citizen
Emma De Souza has always identified as Irish, a right that is enshrined in the Good Friday Agreement.
# Good Friday Agreement
'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza
“No one should have to go to court to be able to assert their right to be Irish,” Tánaiste Simon Coveney said in Belfast.
# Emma deSouza
UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British
The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.
# Good Friday Agreement
FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?
The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.
# citizenship
Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson
The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.
# Good Friday Agreement
The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen
“A person’s nationality cannot depend in law on an undisclosed state of mind,” the Upper Tribunal argued in it’s decision.
'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'
The issue about more than citizenship and identity, writes Sarah Creighton.
# Court
'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 
DeSouza, from Co Derry, identified herself as Irish in an application for a residence card for her US-born husband.
# Emma deSouza
Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish
Emma DeSouza has won three court cases against the UK’s Home Office, which has argued that she is a British citizen.
# Good Friday Agreement
'The UK government keep appealing until you give up': Rights activists hold rallies in Belfast and London
Emma DeSouza is challenging the Home Office’s argument that British immigration law supersedes the Good Friday Agreement.