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#migrant rights

# migrant-rights - Thursday 4 December, 2014

LGBT asylum-seekers cannot produce 'sex tapes' as evidence

An EU court also ruled authorities can’t ask questions that violate privacy or dignity.

# migrant-rights - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

First big survey of undocumented migrants says there are at least 20,000 in Ireland

The Migrants Rights Centre says it’s time to let them stay.

# migrant-rights - Monday 16 June, 2014

Domestic workers 'being exploited' in Ireland

Today is International Domestic Workers Day – and there are calls for the government to ratify an international convention.

# migrant-rights - 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.

# migrant-rights - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Immigrant families will be 'torn apart this Christmas'

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says that laws regarding family reunification will lead to heartache this Christmas.

# migrant-rights - 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.

# migrant-rights - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Ireland is failing to meet its international obligations on asylum seekers says the Irish Refugee Council

The IRC says asylum seekers should be granted access to the labour market after six months.

# migrant-rights - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Column: Micheál Martin’s response to anti-immigrant rhetoric was lily-livered

Kevin Sheahan sparked anger in Limerick’s council chamber when he demanded an ‘Irish first’ housing policy, but Micheál Martin has refused to properly sanction these anti-immigrant statements, writes Dr Matt Cannon.

# migrant-rights - Friday 31 August, 2012

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.