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# migration - Saturday 28 November, 2020

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
# Migration
# Migration

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,155 Views 14 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

# migration - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Irish lorry driver who fought extradition to the UK is now in police custody there
# Essex Lorry
# Essex Lorry

Irish lorry driver who fought extradition to the UK is now in police custody there

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:18 AM 13,918 Views 0 Comments

Eamonn Harrison faces charges over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants.

# migration - Monday 2 March, 2020

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates
# Open Borders
# Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:29 AM 24,621 Views 55 Comments

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

# migration - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years
# Resettling
# Resettling

Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years

Dec 17th 2019, 3:11 PM 24,072 Views 186 Comments

3,151 people have arrived to Ireland through a refugee programme since 2015.

# migration - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Department of Justice declines to comment on reports of migrants going missing
# Migration
# Migration

Department of Justice declines to comment on reports of migrants going missing

Nov 24th 2019, 2:53 PM 40,009 Views 95 Comments

Some of the 16 Kurdish migrants found on a ferry in Rosslare on Thursday have reportedly left a reception centre.

# migration - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain
# Migration
# Migration

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

Nov 20th 2019, 6:53 AM 18,800 Views 19 Comments

The people found received medical attention at the port.

# migration - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population

Nov 13th 2019, 9:55 PM 10,867 Views 45 Comments

An ‘unauthorised migrant’ was defined as a foreigner who entered the country illegally, or asylum seekers waiting to be processed.

# migration - Monday 4 November, 2019

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece
# Migration
# Migration

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

Nov 4th 2019, 10:53 PM 38,171 Views 14 Comments

The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.

# migration - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'
# Migration
# Migration

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'

Sep 10th 2019, 4:05 PM 25,332 Views 53 Comments

This title is a rebranding of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship portfolio.

# migration - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids
# Ice
# Ice

Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids

Aug 8th 2019, 7:02 AM 18,123 Views 52 Comments

Some of the migrants will be released with electronic ankle monitors as they await a court hearing.

# migration - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

One year after the scandal first emerged, why is debate raging again about Trump's child detention camps?
# Explainer
# Explainer

One year after the scandal first emerged, why is debate raging again about Trump's child detention camps?

Updated Jun 25th 2019, 9:00 AM 18,000 Views 68 Comments

The detention centres have been compared to prisons and concentration camps.

# migration - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish' population from 2040 onward?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish' population from 2040 onward?

Jan 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 71,919 Views 210 Comments

It’s been claimed that Project Ireland 2040 will lead to a decline in Ireland’s native population – but is this true?

# migration - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

Jan 9th 2019, 6:11 PM 23,661 Views 138 Comments

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

# migration - Monday 31 December, 2018

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings
# Immigration
# Immigration

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Dec 31st 2018, 1:18 PM 9,474 Views 32 Comments

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

# migration - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Archaic' visa law in Ireland keeping people from their families this Christmas
# Immigration
# Immigration

'Archaic' visa law in Ireland keeping people from their families this Christmas

Dec 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 63,159 Views 101 Comments

Shashank Chakerwarti said changes introduced this year also interfere with business trips which are often planned last-minute.

# migration - Friday 14 December, 2018

7-year-old girl dies in custody after Border Patrol arrest
# US Border
# US Border

7-year-old girl dies in custody after Border Patrol arrest

Dec 14th 2018, 7:13 AM 48,116 Views 75 Comments

The Washington Post reports the girl died of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after she was arrested.

# migration - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false

Dec 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,861 Views 116 Comments

The two-year research was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

# migration - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews
# United Nations
# United Nations

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

Aug 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 14,180 Views 8 Comments

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

# migration - Friday 29 June, 2018

EU leaders agree migration deal after all-night Brussels talks
# Talk All Night
# Talk All Night

EU leaders agree migration deal after all-night Brussels talks

Jun 29th 2018, 6:37 AM 13,579 Views 52 Comments

Italy’s hardline new premier said his country was “no longer alone”.

# migration - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Merkel warns that migration 'could decide Europe's destiny'
# Brussels Summit
# Brussels Summit

Merkel warns that migration 'could decide Europe's destiny'

Jun 28th 2018, 11:29 AM 16,768 Views 100 Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the warning hours before a Brussels summit with other EU leaders.

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Jun 28th 2018, 6:52 AM 7,930 Views 36 Comments

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

# migration - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration
# Europe
# Europe

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

Updated Jun 24th 2018, 6:17 PM 26,126 Views 82 Comments

Migration across the Mediterranean Sea is down sharply from last year but it is dominating Europe’s political agenda.

# migration - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Trump says to prosecute migrants 'you have to take the children away'
# Families Split
# Families Split

Trump says to prosecute migrants 'you have to take the children away'

Jun 19th 2018, 8:45 PM 19,178 Views 182 Comments

US officials say more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# migration - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'Building walls will not solve this problem. Neither can the EU provide a home for everyone'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Building walls will not solve this problem. Neither can the EU provide a home for everyone'

Apr 28th 2018, 9:00 AM 17,095 Views 68 Comments

The issue might not be in the headlines now, but it could be very quickly, writes Brian Hayes MEP.

# migration - Friday 10 November, 2017

Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal
# Electrocution
# Electrocution

Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal

Nov 10th 2017, 10:51 PM 13,332 Views 18 Comments

At least 15 of the migratory birds have died at power lines in Carrigans in the northern county in recent times.

# migration - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

Sep 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,768 Views 147 Comments

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

# migration - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen
# Court Ruling
# Court Ruling

A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen

May 10th 2017, 2:07 PM 27,467 Views 48 Comments

An EU court ruled on the case of a Venezuelan woman who entered the Netherlands as a visitor and had a child with a Dutch national.

# migration - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for
# PICTURE OF IRELAND
# PICTURE OF IRELAND

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Apr 6th 2017, 12:10 AM 19,467 Views 27 Comments

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# migration - Saturday 19 November, 2016

FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration

Nov 19th 2016, 7:20 AM 34,900 Views 163 Comments

The National Party leader made a series of claims about immigration on the Last Word this week. We checked them out.

# migration - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum
# Brussels Or Budapest
# Brussels Or Budapest

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:46 AM 17,488 Views 129 Comments

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# migration - Friday 23 September, 2016

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism
# Rumour Has It
# Rumour Has It

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:51 AM 9,503 Views 63 Comments

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

# migration - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK
# Migration
# Migration

Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK

Jul 17th 2016, 12:39 PM 30,274 Views 100 Comments

David Davis says there may be a cut off date for migrants who’ve settled in the UK.

# migration - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Three arrested after 26 women report sexual assaults at German music festival
# Darmstadt
# Darmstadt

Three arrested after 26 women report sexual assaults at German music festival

Jun 1st 2016, 2:10 PM 24,149 Views 159 Comments

The mostly young women said they were encircled and groped by groups of men.

# migration - Saturday 21 November, 2015

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter
# Migration
# Migration

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter

Nov 21st 2015, 8:45 AM 7,737 Views 13 Comments

The plan is to kill mostly calves and females.

# migration - Monday 2 November, 2015

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise
# R.I.P.
# R.I.P.

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

Nov 2nd 2015, 1:28 PM 8,135 Views 64 Comments

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

# migration - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Birds are choosing England over Spain because they prefer the food
# Meat And Two Veg
# Meat And Two Veg

Birds are choosing England over Spain because they prefer the food

Sep 26th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,908 Views 17 Comments

Seriously.

# migration - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich
# Open Arms
# Open Arms

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich

Sep 6th 2015, 7:42 AM 28,023 Views 308 Comments

Over 6,000 people have already arrived and tens of thousands more are expected in the coming weeks.

# migration - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally
# Tough Line
# Tough Line

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally

Aug 25th 2015, 6:07 PM 13,461 Views 78 Comments

Wages earned will also be taken off illegal workers.

# migration - Sunday 26 April, 2015

The swallows are back from Africa and that means summer has officially begun
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

The swallows are back from Africa and that means summer has officially begun

Apr 26th 2015, 8:30 AM 31,596 Views 31 Comments

Don’t forget these little guys are a protected species…

# migration - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)
# Mind How You Go
# Mind How You Go

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)

Mar 6th 2015, 6:08 AM 16,410 Views 17 Comments

A new website has been launched to offer advice to emigrants, tapping into the wisdom of 500 who already have.

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