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#Immigrants

# immigrants - 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.”

# immigrants - Friday 4 September, 2015

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison

Immigrants had paid £10,000 before leaving India and were then held hostage at a flat in England.

# immigrants - Sunday 19 July, 2015

MTV shows what happens when white people talk honestly about race

MTV shows what happens when white people talk honestly about race

This controversial documentary makes white people confront racial identity issues.

# immigrants - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

# immigrants - Friday 3 July, 2015

This is GOAL's response to Paddy Power's immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

# immigrants - Thursday 2 July, 2015

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

# immigrants - Saturday 20 June, 2015

What do you do when people smuggler is the best job you can get?

“If one of them falls, the others tap on the roof and I stop the van.”

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# immigrants - Sunday 19 April, 2015

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants

In the latest violence, mobs attacked shops owned by foreign nationals in a poor area of Johannesburg.

# immigrants - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

# immigrants - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland

The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.

# immigrants - Monday 26 January, 2015

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

# immigrants - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Social welfare officer allegedly told immigrant to "go back home"

A report has found that some immigrants are facing racism from the Department of Social Protection.

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Businesses are making money from direct provision

An immigrant group said the quality of care is likely to suffer when profit is a priority.

# immigrants - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# immigrants - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Migrants in container at English docks identified

The 30 survivors are Afghan Sikhs, police said.

# immigrants - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

# immigrants - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Case Studies: Facing homelessness in a foreign country

Social support agency Crosscare have provided vital support to immigrants in Ireland.

# immigrants - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Financial crisis associated with 'shock effect' on Irish attitudes towards immigrants

A study from the University of Limerick revealed the opposite effect in countries like Sweden and Denmark.

# immigrants - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning as you start your weekend.

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Friday 21 March, 2014

Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned

Already this year, 58 cases of racism have been reported to the organisation.

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Sunday 2 March, 2014

44 cases of racism and discrimination were reported in the first two months of the year

Over half of the reports have been classed as ‘serious criminal offences’.

# immigrants - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Racist graffiti painted opposite Immigrant Council offices

The graffiti was painted overnight and was removed shortly after a complaint was made.

# immigrants - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Trafficked to Dublin at 15-years-old for sex: 'You would do like 15 guys a day' Prostitution This post contains videos

Trafficked to Dublin at 15-years-old for sex: 'You would do like 15 guys a day'

“There was a guy, I remember a guy who used to come in and say “I want the youngest girl you have here” and he was really old, so to them it was fun,” one young woman said.

# immigrants - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Hundreds detained in Irish prisons each year over immigration issues

Many of these people were being held in prison ahead of their deportation.

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Monday 21 October, 2013

Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service said some of their customers have been contacted and told they must pay a fine of €500.

# immigrants - Monday 14 October, 2013

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths

Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.

# immigrants - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy

The EU Home Affairs Commissioner is due to visit the site of the Lampedusa disaster tomorrow with Josee Manuel Barroso.

# immigrants - Friday 4 October, 2013

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster

Rescuers and local fishermen were overcome with emotion as they spoke of chaotic early morning scenes in the water off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

# immigrants - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Column: Why are we making citizenship difficult for those who are entitled to it?

If someone is willing to contribute to Irish society why do we put barriers in their way? asks Dr Matt Cannon.

# immigrants - Friday 9 August, 2013

Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws

Victims are often afraid to report abuse because they fear it will impact on their immigration status.

# immigrants - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Malta refuses entry to 102 rescued refugees (including four pregnant women and a baby)

Pressure to rescue the migrants came from the European Commission earlier today.

# immigrants - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years

A report by the ESRI shows that Irish people have an increasingly negative attitude towards immigrants – and that the poverty gap between Irish and non-EU nationals has widened since 2008.

# immigrants - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Whatever will we do about all those job-taking immigrants?

Isn’t it odd that, at the same time as we’re begging for amnesty for illegal immigrants in another country, we posses near Arizona Tea Party Republican levels of antipathy towards certain segments of our immigrant body at home, writes Aaron McKenna.