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# Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

This year
Migrant rights group awaiting response from Justice Minister on ‘immigration checks’ concern
Last week, the Garda Press Office announced that planned ‘days of high impact visibility’ in Dublin city centre would include ‘immigration checks’.
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Meat processing workers subject to 'difficult and dangerous' conditions with regular injuries at work
The findings are contained in a new report by the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland.
Dáil hears 'institutional racism' led to data breach over meat factory workers' Covid-19 test results
The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland said there had been a ‘gross and serious breach of confidentiality’.
These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland
A new report has called for stronger employment rights in the home care industry.
Chef who was paid just 51c an hour will finally get the wages he was owed
Muhammad Younis was forced to work up to 80 hours a week in a Clondalkin restaurant.
Migrants rally to urge Taoiseach not to forget about them
They wanted to be treated the same way Enda Kenny treats the “undocumented Irish”.
New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers
The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.
'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers
The new law will allow undocumented workers to take legal action against exploitative employers.
'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.
'We care for your children and your grandparents': 30,000 illegal migrants seek solution
The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is holding a 24-hour Vigil of Hope outside the Dáil today.
Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable
Today the court overturned a decision to grant Muhammad Younis an award of €92,000 in an exploitation case.
Undocumented in Ireland will celebrate St Patrick's Day 'in the shadows'
The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is using this weekend’s celebrations to highlight the plight of what it says is an estimated 30,000 undocumented people in Ireland.
Column: Why isn't modern day slavery criminalised in Ireland?
There have been 169 cases of forced labour in Ireland in recent years – and this is only the tip of the iceberg, writes Gráinne O’Toole.
Hundreds of undocumented migrants stage candlelit march to Dáil
The campaigners called on the Government to give them the opportunity to win legal status in Ireland.
'Slaves' kept and forced to work in Irish homes and restaurants
People are being held in conditions with parallels to those suffered by 24 men rescued in England, a charity has warned.
Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff
13 of the 14 employees who were due an average of €4,000 each get their money – the other one is the whistleblower.