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# Immigration

Last week
14th April 2024 - 20th April 2024
Larry Donnelly: The immigration issue compounds uncertainty in Irish politics
Larry Donnelly
Migration Pact will damage EU's reputation as a human rights defender, experts say
Harris says Ukrainians leaving state accommodation will free up space for other asylum seekers
Opinion: We and other NGOs are saying no to the EU's migration pact
Jim Clarken
Hotels, state bodies and Direct Provision: The companies behind Ireland's refugee housing sector
More than €2 billion was paid by the Government on the sector last year.
This month
April 2024
Man from Eritrea who landed at Dublin Airport without passport or ID is jailed for two months
Last month
March 2024
Sharp increase in prosecutions and prison terms for asylum seekers arriving without passports
Simon Harris says processing asylum applications in third country is 'worth considering'
Attitudes towards refugees and immigration remain largely positive in Ireland, ESRI finds
Taoiseach accused of 'pandering to fears whipped up by far-right' in asylum seeker comments
European elections: Dead-heat on whether immigration is a big issue for voters
A third of people say they would vote for a candidate with ‘strong anti-immigration views’.
TheJournal/Ireland Thinks poll finds voters evenly split on the relevance of immigration to June elections.
The second survey in the major series also asked questions about EU immigration policy and sea rescue missions.
Varadkar: Ireland can't guarantee accommodation to asylum seekers entering via 'safe countries'
Taoiseach: 'St Patrick was a migrant to Ireland - a single, male, undocumented one'
Varadkar says plan to process irregular migrants outside EU won't dramatically decrease arrivals
'It is not like the UK Rwanda policy': Varadkar defends proposed change to EU asylum policy
February
February 2024
'Ireland has become a second home for me': Ukrainians building careers in Ireland
Debunked: Norway has not deported 1,600 people from Somalia
Helen McEntee: New measures to speed up asylum applications designed to stop misuse of system
Majority of people favour 'more closed' immigration policy, new poll shows
Debunked: Clip shows crowds at a pro-refugee rally last year, not an anti-immigrant protest
'A campaign of far-right terrorism': Murphy lambastes Govt over response to arson attacks
11 arrested following anti-immigration demonstration and counter-protest in Dublin
Mary Lou McDonald: 'Government has not handled the immigration question well'
January
January 2024
FactFind: What is a ‘safe country of origin’ and how many asylum seekers come from one?
'Need for substantial reform': TDs debate Government response to asylum seekers in Dáil
Debunked: Man arrested in Dublin City Centre was holding a toy gun, not a real firearm
Government considers chartering flights to deport immigrants denied asylum
Algeria and Botswana to be added to 'safe countries' list from today
McEntee: Border controls 'crackdown' as Government to consider adding to safe country list
Fine Gael canvassers to get guidance on speaking about migration on the doorsteps
Up to €10m extra 'social inclusion' funding signed off on for areas taking in asylum seekers
FG politicians given international protection info sheet as Varadkar appeals for help setting out facts
Tom Felle: Toxic language around migration is not unique to Ireland - it's playing out globally
Tom Felle
Debunked: Misleading claims shared in Roscrea amid protests at Racket Hall
Bríd Smith warned by Ceann Comhairle for claiming 'Nazi supporters lies' have been repeated in Dáil
Roscrea could get 'community-owned' hotel as Taoiseach comes under pressure from his party
Roscrea protesters criticised over scuffles with gardaí as children arrived to hotel
Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman is to speak to Tipperary TDs about additional supports for the town this week.
Dublin court granted care order for child who entered Ireland in 'suspicious circumstances'
Five migrants died trying to reach UK by crossing Channel overnight, over 30 rescued
Roderic O’Gorman says protests had nothing to do with migrant housing plans being changed