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# visas - Monday 16 May, 2022

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

May 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 66,145 Views 53 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

# visas - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Several Russian Embassy workers in Dublin are in Ireland on expired visas
# Russia
# Russia

Several Russian Embassy workers in Dublin are in Ireland on expired visas

Mar 8th 2022, 6:11 PM 50,739 Views 0 Comments

The Russian Embassy has 24 Russian nationals working at the site.

# visas - Thursday 3 March, 2022

McEntee says Ireland 'will not be found wanting' when helping people fleeing Ukraine
# Refugees
# Refugees

McEntee says Ireland 'will not be found wanting' when helping people fleeing Ukraine

Updated Mar 3rd 2022, 1:00 PM 10,661 Views 12 Comments

Under a new proposal, those escaping the conflict will be given a residence permit in EU countries.

# visas - Thursday 14 October, 2021

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers
# Visas
# Visas

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers

Oct 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 33,536 Views 61 Comments

Th UK Government said the measures are temporary are a consequence of a ‘unique range of pressures’.

# visas - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

Jun 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 18,984 Views 8 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

# visas - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine
# Visas
# Visas

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine

Mar 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 12,849 Views 26 Comments

The country has been closed to most foreigners since last March to stem the spread of coronavirus.

# visas - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas
# US
# US

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas

Jul 14th 2020, 9:19 PM 16,516 Views 9 Comments

ICE had said that international students must leave the country if their classes are only online, or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition.

# visas - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas
# Universities
# Universities

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas

Jul 8th 2020, 10:41 PM 23,870 Views 0 Comments

Trump is pushing universities and schools to fully open when the new academic year starts in September.

# visas - Friday 20 March, 2020

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months
# Visas
# Visas

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months

Mar 20th 2020, 10:17 PM 61,770 Views 27 Comments

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan announced the “exceptional measure” this evening.

# visas - Friday 15 March, 2019

New hope for Irish workers who could get access to thousands of US visas
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

New hope for Irish workers who could get access to thousands of US visas

Mar 15th 2019, 1:09 AM 19,868 Views 27 Comments

It is now understood that US President Donald Trump has personally spoken to Senator Cotton about his opposition to the bill.

# visas - 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 63,238 Views 101 Comments

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

# visas - Friday 21 December, 2018

US visa bill for Irish graduates set to be casualty of 'mayhem and crisis' in Washington
# Fall At The Final Hurdle
# Fall At The Final Hurdle

US visa bill for Irish graduates set to be casualty of 'mayhem and crisis' in Washington

Dec 21st 2018, 5:11 PM 21,352 Views 38 Comments

It looks like it won’t pass the Senate in time today.

# visas - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people
# Going Stateside
# Going Stateside

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 38,702 Views 16 Comments

It’s not a done deal yet, but advocates are cautiously optimistic about a big win.

# visas - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Garda frustration as suspected pimp retains permission to stay in Ireland
# Sex Crime
# Sex Crime

Garda frustration as suspected pimp retains permission to stay in Ireland

Nov 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 48,768 Views 80 Comments

The man currently has no serious convictions.

# visas - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Cameroon athletes go missing during Commonwealth games
# Visas
# Visas

Cameroon athletes go missing during Commonwealth games

Apr 11th 2018, 9:22 AM 33,993 Views 30 Comments

The disappearances have triggered suspicion that the athletes want to overstay their visas in Australia.

# visas - Friday 30 March, 2018

Travellers to the US to be asked for their social media history
# EPapers Please
# EPapers Please

Travellers to the US to be asked for their social media history

Mar 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 84,928 Views 102 Comments

Applicants will be required to identify which they use.

# visas - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules
# Verified By Visa
# Verified By Visa

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules

Apr 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 20,068 Views 63 Comments

Irish people wishing to enter New Zealand under a skilled visa will have to earn $48,859 a year.

# visas - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Apr 18th 2017, 7:46 AM 52,715 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# visas - Friday 10 March, 2017

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed
# Visas
# Visas

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed

Mar 10th 2017, 6:26 PM 10,580 Views 0 Comments

People involved in the scam swapped roles in fake bridal parties.

# visas - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Thinking of heading the US this summer? There are loads more J-1s going around
# Land Of The Free
# Land Of The Free

Thinking of heading the US this summer? There are loads more J-1s going around

Feb 15th 2017, 5:49 PM 16,774 Views 21 Comments

There are 7,000 slots available this year, and all applicants will need to provide proof of a pre-arranged job.

# visas - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Mexicans can enter Canada without a visa from December onwards
# Adios
# Adios

Mexicans can enter Canada without a visa from December onwards

Jun 30th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,924 Views 43 Comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the move will “make it easier for our Mexican friends to visit Canada.”

# visas - Saturday 12 December, 2015

If you're thinking of a J1 the new job rules shouldn't stop you (as long as you don't delay)
# Rite Of Passage
# Rite Of Passage

If you're thinking of a J1 the new job rules shouldn't stop you (as long as you don't delay)

Dec 12th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,686 Views 3 Comments

You need a job before you go out, so go get one.

# visas - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Fears over 'an abrupt end to the J1 system' are getting real
# Home Of The Brave
# Home Of The Brave

Fears over 'an abrupt end to the J1 system' are getting real

Oct 7th 2015, 10:33 AM 31,771 Views 56 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny says US officials “seem bent” on changing the rules.

# visas - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

10 reasons why the J1 is an essential Irish experience
# J1 Hun
From The Daily Edge
# J1 Hun

10 reasons why the J1 is an essential Irish experience

Aug 18th 2015, 5:51 PM 6,446 Views 1 Comment

A crazy time. But a great time.

# visas - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight
# Emigration
# Emigration

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight

Apr 14th 2015, 9:24 PM 57,550 Views 101 Comments

The online application portal opened at 7pm and shut minutes later.

# visas - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy
# Migrants
# Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

Apr 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,103 Views 46 Comments

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

# visas - Monday 26 January, 2015

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Jan 26th 2015, 5:37 PM 18,140 Views 220 Comments

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

# visas - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year
# Who Goes There?
# Who Goes There?

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year

Sep 30th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,028 Views 16 Comments

18-29 year-olds comprise a whopping 78% of Irish visa applicants.

# visas - Friday 22 August, 2014

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion
# Visas
# Visas

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

Aug 22nd 2014, 4:52 PM 12,050 Views 84 Comments

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

# visas - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed
# Emigration
# Emigration

Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed

Mar 25th 2014, 3:42 PM 29,100 Views 36 Comments

Almost 4,000 working holiday visas were snapped up in less than 10 minutes earlier this month.

# visas - Friday 14 March, 2014

Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes
# Crazy Eh?
# Crazy Eh?

Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes

Mar 14th 2014, 11:32 AM 22,565 Views 97 Comments

One person got visa number 301 just two minutes after registration opened.

# visas - Thursday 17 October, 2013

UK visa changes will boost Irish tourism numbers - Shatter
# Tourism
# Tourism

UK visa changes will boost Irish tourism numbers - Shatter

Oct 17th 2013, 3:30 PM 10,244 Views 41 Comments

The Justice Minister says that the Common Travel Area with the UK will allow Ireland attract thousands of Chinese tourists.

# visas - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Column: What you need to know about applying for a visa
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What you need to know about applying for a visa

Aug 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 426 Views 25 Comments

Both work and holiday visas to locations like Australia, Canada and New Zealand are growing in popularity… but which one is best for you? Edwina Shanahan explains.

# visas - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Couple take fight to High Court to get daughter back from China
# Immigration
# Immigration

Couple take fight to High Court to get daughter back from China

Apr 25th 2013, 2:56 PM 17,960 Views 108 Comments

Three-year-old Jiayi Shao has been in China since 2009.

# visas - Monday 18 February, 2013

White House defends leaked plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants
# Immigration
# Immigration

White House defends leaked plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants

Feb 18th 2013, 9:04 AM 70,000 Views 17 Comments

During his State of the Union address last week, Obama urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the next few months.

# visas - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year
# News You Missed
# News You Missed

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Jan 6th 2013, 8:15 PM 18,493 Views 16 Comments

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

# visas - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Australian visa price hike criticised
# Emigration Nation
# Emigration Nation

Australian visa price hike criticised

Oct 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 14,611 Views 20 Comments

The move has been criticised by tourism boards which believe it will price them out of the backpacker market.

# visas - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE - report
# UAE
# UAE

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE - report

Sep 18th 2012, 10:46 AM 4,744 Views 6 Comments

Tourists from Asian countries who make up a large chunk of the UAE’s population will need a college degree to stop rampant immigration.

# visas - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Column: ‘Unprecedented surge’ – a US lawyer’s view on Irish immigration
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Unprecedented surge’ – a US lawyer’s view on Irish immigration

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 514 Views 29 Comments

Limerick-born immigration lawyer Caro Kinsella gives the view from the US – as well as her tips for any Irish people looking to head Stateside.

# visas - Friday 13 July, 2012

Senator calls for introduction of technology visa
# Visas
# Visas

Senator calls for introduction of technology visa

Jul 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,088 Views 33 Comments

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has said technology companies in Ireland are struggling to fill vacancies due to a lack of IT talent.

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