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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Undocumented

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Undocumented migrants need government schemes to gain access to services, says ESRI
‘In cases where a migrant’s residence becomes undocumented, care should be taken to ensure they are not afraid to access basic services.’
250 undocumented migrants approved so far to stay in Ireland under new scheme
Around 5,000 applications have been made.
Larry Donnelly: We must help the undocumented Irish in the US - they still need us
Our columnist welcomes the regularisation scheme for undocumented immigrants here and is reminded of Irish people in the same boat in the US.
Regularisation scheme for undocumented immigrants opens today
For the next six months, people living in Ireland without documentation will be able to apply for permission to stay here.
McEntee confirms opening date for long-term undocumented scheme
The new scheme will see undocumented migrants get a chance to apply for citizenship.
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Undocumented migrants will be given pathway to citizenship under new scheme
It will be open to those who don’t have a current permission to reside in Ireland.
Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids
ICE agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities yesterday.
'Tone deaf': Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations
Outrage continues to grow in the US over a federal government policy to separate the children of undocumented migrants from their parents.
'Surely to God Trump won't break up families': Letters reveal fears of undocumented Irish in the US
Others were less supportive of the undocumented with one man asking for them to be described as illegal rather than ‘undocumented’.
Ireland's undocumented migrants: 'Our flat was broken into. We couldn't report it to the gardaí'
Ireland’s undocumented migrant workers are calling on the Irish government to regularise their status.
This TD has been tasked with helping the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US
John Deasy’s new role comes amid Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants.
'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US
Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.
"You have to go through us": US sanctuary cities plan to fight Trump's deportation efforts
LA police chief Charlie Beck says his officers won’t take part in federal operations to deport undocumented foreigners.
'Undocumented people in Ireland are the same as the Irish undocumented in the US'
One in five undocumented migrants has been here for over a decade.
Undocumented in Ireland: "We're the very same as the Irish undocumented in the US"
Almost 90% of undocumented people living in Ireland are employed and 1 in 3 have been in the same job for five years.
'If I don’t have papers I won’t be able to study after the Leaving Cert'
An undocumented teenager says she doesn’t want handouts, just the chance to reach her full potential.
Majority think undocumented migrants should be given right to live and work here
NGO says that “for the vast majority of the public, this is a no-brainer.”
US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama's immigration reform plan
The bill has virtually no chance of passing the Senate, however.
"They don't teach you this in med school": Caring for the most vulnerable at Christmas
Patrick O’Donnell works with sex workers, drug users, homeless people and undocumented migrants in Limerick.
Illegal Irish in New York fear 'anybody in a shirt and tie who might rat them out'
More than €72,000 has been provided to fund counselling and suicide prevention services to the Irish community in New York.
Undocumented and living in the US? Here's what the new immigration reforms mean for you
In the US it is estimated that there is over 50,000 undocumented Irish citizens.
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.
Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help
About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.
Gilmore to go to Washington to discuss illegal Irish
There are around 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US.
US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation
If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.
'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.
Man granted residency after 37 years living in Ireland
Ali Haddad will no longer “fear every knock on the door”.
"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.
'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.
Tánaiste: US Senate vote brings immigration reform a step closer
Eamon Gilmore has welcomed the US Senate’s support for comprehensive immigration reform as the proposed law now goes to the House of Representatives.
Immigration reform passes crucial hurdle in US Senate
It is hoped the Senate will pass the bill, which provides a 13-year pathway to citizenship for the more than 11 million living illegally in the United States, by the July 4 break.
Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'
“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.
Six in 10 Americans support citizenship path for illegals
Almost two-thirds of Americans favour a path to citizenship, with conditions, for undocumented immigrants.
Gilmore rings US Senators as pressure grows for deal on Irish illegals
The Tánaiste said the Government plans to use St Patrick’s Day to push for a deal on undocumented Irish workers in the US.
Prospects of undocumented Irish in US boosted by Obama speech, says Tánaiste
The position of undocumented Irish in the US is an important priority of the Government, and an ongoing dialogue with the US Administration and Congress is being pursued, says Eamon Gilmore.
Call for new scheme to legalise undocumented migrants in Ireland
4,000 people have signed a petition for the introduction of an Earned Regularisation Scheme, which would allow undocumented migrants a new way to legalise their immigration status.
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.
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.