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#Immigration

# immigration - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?
# UK
# UK

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?

Jun 15th 2022, 12:39 PM 14,415 Views 9 Comments

The first flight due to send asylum seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda did not take off following an interim ruling by the Strasbourg court.

# immigration - Monday 13 June, 2022

Last-ditch bid to block deportation flight from UK to Rwanda rejected
# Rwanda Policy
# Rwanda Policy

Last-ditch bid to block deportation flight from UK to Rwanda rejected

Jun 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 9,240 Views 16 Comments

The UK’s Court of Appeal judges rejected a legal bid to block the first flight due to relocate asylum seekers under a controversial new policy.

# immigration - Sunday 12 June, 2022

‘No Rwanda’ protest staged at immigration removal centre
# UK
# UK

‘No Rwanda’ protest staged at immigration removal centre

Updated Jun 12th 2022, 6:44 PM 20,284 Views 32 Comments

The immigration policy has come in for criticism from various groups.

Ireland could develop two-tier treatment of asylum seekers, Refugee Council warns
# Refugees
# Refugees

Ireland could develop two-tier treatment of asylum seekers, Refugee Council warns

Jun 12th 2022, 3:00 PM 20,616 Views 14 Comments

Large numbers of people are currently sleeping on the floor of the Red Cow Moran hotel due to a lack of resources for asylum seekers.

# immigration - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Ukraine refugees to be allowed register at regional immigration hubs under new law
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine refugees to be allowed register at regional immigration hubs under new law

Jun 9th 2022, 11:41 AM 11,894 Views 7 Comments

The new legislation will remove the current requirement to travel to Dublin.

# immigration - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Why hasn’t the far-right risen in Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Why hasn’t the far-right risen in Ireland?

Apr 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 39,058 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s history of emigration has made most of us resistant to anti-immigration rhetoric, our columnist writes.

# immigration - Friday 22 April, 2022

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,659 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# immigration - Saturday 16 April, 2022

UK's Rwanda immigration policy ‘about saving this Government’s skin’, says charity
# Immigration
# Immigration

UK's Rwanda immigration policy ‘about saving this Government’s skin’, says charity

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 PM 20,789 Views 37 Comments

Priti Patel unveiled the Government’s new direction over immigration this week.

# immigration - Monday 31 January, 2022

Regularisation scheme for undocumented immigrants opens today
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Regularisation scheme for undocumented immigrants opens today

Jan 31st 2022, 8:00 AM 27,334 Views 37 Comments

For the next six months, people living in Ireland without documentation will be able to apply for permission to stay here.

# immigration - Monday 8 November, 2021

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx

Nov 8th 2021, 12:57 PM 14,021 Views 23 Comments

The German chancellor is preparing to step down

# immigration - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus
# TGIP
# TGIP

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus

Sep 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,950 Views 55 Comments
  • Gráinne Ní Aodha asked all 13 Irish MEPs for their thoughts on the EU's response to the border wall in Poland.
  • One Irish MEP said that what Poland was doing was "no better than what Trump was trying to do along the US-Mexico border", and that the EU should condemn it.
  • This month, The Good Information Project will focus on migration and the EU.

# immigration - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking

Aug 12th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,543 Views 3 Comments

The search is the latest in a series of raids targeting alleged members of an organised crime gang.

# immigration - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals
# Uk Residency
# Uk Residency

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 23,489 Views 20 Comments

EU citizens and their families have been asked to apply to the Home Office scheme by 30 June.

# immigration - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks
# Common Travel Loophole
# Common Travel Loophole

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks

May 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,628 Views 23 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.

# immigration - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration
# CROSS BORDER PROBE
# CROSS BORDER PROBE

Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration

Apr 28th 2021, 4:51 PM 22,056 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí made three arrests during searches at six properties in Wicklow and Dublin.

# immigration - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Non-EU doctors call for all frontline workers' citizenship applications to be fasttracked
# Covid-19 Pandemic
# Covid-19 Pandemic

Non-EU doctors call for all frontline workers' citizenship applications to be fasttracked

Apr 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 23,137 Views 40 Comments

Doctors have written to all TDs and senators asking for their citizenship to be fasttracked as a gesture for their work during the pandemic.

# immigration - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door
# Carers
# Carers

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 16,656 Views 21 Comments

Maeve Higgins says Ireland’s home care assistants and other migrant workers perform a vital service and should be given proper immigration status.

# immigration - Friday 27 November, 2020

Man charged after two people found concealed in truck at Rosslare port
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man charged after two people found concealed in truck at Rosslare port

Nov 27th 2020, 9:14 PM 20,435 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said both of the people found in the truck have been offered accommodation and welfare services.

# immigration - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here
# Immigration
# Immigration

Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here

Nov 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 42,899 Views 96 Comments

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says the 2004 referendum has caused needless suffering and she’s asking the Government to back a new Bill addressing this issue.

# immigration - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'I felt as if I have done a crime': Pakistani man says immigration officials read personal texts to his wife to verify his relationship
# Reform
# Reform

'I felt as if I have done a crime': Pakistani man says immigration officials read personal texts to his wife to verify his relationship

Jul 29th 2020, 6:00 AM 73,168 Views 77 Comments

The Imigration Council of Ireland said the whole system needs an overhaul.

# immigration - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Chilean woman detained in Dochas Centre for over a week after arriving in Ireland released
# Courts
# Courts

Chilean woman detained in Dochas Centre for over a week after arriving in Ireland released

Jul 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 20,293 Views 0 Comments

On her arrival at Dublin Airport on 2 July last she was detained by immigration officials.

# immigration - Monday 13 July, 2020

High Court judge orders inquiry into detention of Chilean woman who arrived in Ireland this month
# Courts
# Courts

High Court judge orders inquiry into detention of Chilean woman who arrived in Ireland this month

Jul 13th 2020, 9:55 PM 33,630 Views 0 Comments

The woman claims she arrived in Ireland to take an online language course.

Investigation launched after several men seen leaving truck which arrived through Rosslare Port
# Garda Investigation
# Garda Investigation

Investigation launched after several men seen leaving truck which arrived through Rosslare Port

Jul 13th 2020, 4:35 PM 41,758 Views 16 Comments

The truck is currently being detained for inspection.

# immigration - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online
# Burgh Quay
# Burgh Quay

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online

Jul 7th 2020, 1:04 PM 16,132 Views 5 Comments

The Department of Justice is seeking to reduce footfall at the Registration Office.

# immigration - Thursday 18 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 10:05 PM 26,152 Views 34 Comments

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

# immigration - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Man due in court over investigation into alleged bogus law firm offering immigration services
# Charged
# Charged

Man due in court over investigation into alleged bogus law firm offering immigration services

May 21st 2020, 8:38 AM 14,592 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested following searches in the Blessington area of Co Wicklow on Tuesday.

# immigration - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'It delivers on our promise to the British people': UK bill to end free movement of people passes first hurdle
# Immigration
# Immigration

'It delivers on our promise to the British people': UK bill to end free movement of people passes first hurdle

May 19th 2020, 9:36 AM 54,488 Views 92 Comments

Priti Patel said that the points system was “firmer, fairer and simpler system” that will “play a vital role” in the country’s recovery from coronavirus.

# immigration - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Trump pushes ahead on immigration ban as experts doubt its impact
# Green Cards
# Green Cards

Trump pushes ahead on immigration ban as experts doubt its impact

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:45 AM 12,276 Views 53 Comments

Some analysts say the president’s move is about winning votes in this year’s election.

# immigration - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:43 AM 25,769 Views 106 Comments

Much of the country’s immigration system has already ground to a halt.

# immigration - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US

Apr 21st 2020, 7:03 AM 45,363 Views 102 Comments

Trump’s tweet gave no further details about what the measure would entail or how long it would be in place.

# immigration - Monday 23 March, 2020

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online

Mar 23rd 2020, 12:53 PM 29,708 Views 12 Comments

The office is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

# immigration - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Two people arrested as part of investigation into suspected staged road crashes
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Two people arrested as part of investigation into suspected staged road crashes

Mar 7th 2020, 1:50 PM 38,274 Views 0 Comments

A number of properties were searched in Roscommon in February.

# immigration - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address
# Immigration
# Immigration

Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address

Mar 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 46,357 Views 37 Comments

The finding was made by Mr Justice Richard Humphreys last month.

# immigration - Friday 28 February, 2020

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car
# Robert Rooney
# Robert Rooney

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car

Feb 28th 2020, 7:46 PM 71,143 Views 25 Comments

Robert Rooney pleaded guilty to violating UK immigration law at Canterbury Crown Court.

# immigration - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage

Feb 19th 2020, 12:30 PM 25,142 Views 48 Comments

Business groups across the UK have also criticised the points-based immigration system.

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify
# Taking Back Control
# Taking Back Control

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 10:53 AM 45,343 Views 95 Comments

Business groups have said the new immigration system could spell disaster for many industries.

# immigration - Monday 17 February, 2020

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits
# Searches
# Searches

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits

Feb 17th 2020, 2:11 PM 82,397 Views 0 Comments

The Garda National Immigration Bureau searched premises in Dublin and Meath in recent weeks.

# immigration - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Opinion: Last Saturday, I voted for the first time as an Irish citizen. It was a gift I will cherish
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Opinion: Last Saturday, I voted for the first time as an Irish citizen. It was a gift I will cherish

Feb 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,497 Views 85 Comments

I have never had the freedom to vote before, writes Razan Ibrahim.

# immigration - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'
# Interview
# Interview

Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'

Dec 19th 2019, 12:33 PM 63,202 Views 152 Comments

The former Fine Gael candidate says she has been called racist for ‘raising security issues’.

# immigration - Friday 13 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

Dec 13th 2019, 12:53 PM 13,417 Views 0 Comments

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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