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#citizenship

# citizenship - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Supreme Court allows convicted terrorist to appeal attempt by government to revoke his Irish citizenship
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Supreme Court allows convicted terrorist to appeal attempt by government to revoke his Irish citizenship

Oct 14th 2020, 7:59 PM 30,487 Views 23 Comments

Ali Damache is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence in the US.

# citizenship - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Children in care and modern slavery victims 'could lose right to live in UK after Brexit'
# Eu Settlement Scheme
# Eu Settlement Scheme

Children in care and modern slavery victims 'could lose right to live in UK after Brexit'

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,340 Views 4 Comments

Experts from the University of Oxford have issued the warning today.

# citizenship - Friday 10 July, 2020

Married couples among 21 people who became Ireland's newest citizens in online ceremony
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Married couples among 21 people who became Ireland's newest citizens in online ceremony

Jul 10th 2020, 3:07 PM 28,595 Views 48 Comments

Today’s pilot online ceremony is one of the first of its kind in Europe.

# citizenship - Friday 22 May, 2020

Albanian national is first to be convicted for false application for Irish citizenship
# Naturalisation
# Naturalisation

Albanian national is first to be convicted for false application for Irish citizenship

May 22nd 2020, 8:20 PM 25,577 Views 0 Comments

The man originally came to Ireland under the alias of a Kosovo national and sought asylum under a false name.

# citizenship - Monday 9 March, 2020

'Since I got the letter, it's just silence': Citizenship delays now a 'disincentive' for doctors to stay in Ireland
# Retention Crisis
# Retention Crisis

'Since I got the letter, it's just silence': Citizenship delays now a 'disincentive' for doctors to stay in Ireland

Mar 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 62,688 Views 30 Comments

One doctor described the stress of applying for citizenship and work permits, and the toll it has taken on his personal life.

# citizenship - Monday 2 March, 2020

5,000 people from 135 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens this week
# New Irish
# New Irish

5,000 people from 135 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens this week

Mar 2nd 2020, 1:03 PM 50,837 Views 105 Comments

People from the UK top the table of new Irish citizens with nearly 1,000 set to take part in ceremonies in Kerry.

# citizenship - Friday 20 December, 2019

NI appeals court to hear case today of Derry woman who was ruled to be a British citizen
# Irish Identity
# Irish Identity

NI appeals court to hear case today of Derry woman who was ruled to be a British citizen

Dec 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,629 Views 7 Comments

Emma De Souza has always identified as Irish, a right that is enshrined in the Good Friday Agreement.

# citizenship - Thursday 19 December, 2019

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law
# India
# India

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

Dec 19th 2019, 10:18 PM 10,904 Views 6 Comments

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

# citizenship - Monday 9 December, 2019

2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

2,000 people from over 100 countries will become Irish citizens today

Dec 9th 2019, 8:55 AM 49,198 Views 85 Comments

Such ceremonies were put on hold after a High Court ruling in July.

# citizenship - Monday 25 November, 2019

NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling

Nov 25th 2019, 8:14 PM 19,933 Views 36 Comments

Emma DeSouza’s legal team submitted papers to the Court of Appeal in Belfast to challenge a citizenship ruling from October.

# citizenship - Saturday 23 November, 2019

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British
# Emma DeSouza
# Emma DeSouza

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British

Nov 23rd 2019, 5:01 PM 49,159 Views 53 Comments

The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.

# citizenship - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned

Nov 14th 2019, 5:55 PM 18,956 Views 8 Comments

Last May’s High Court decision caused controversy and massive uncertainty.

# citizenship - Friday 18 October, 2019

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

Oct 18th 2019, 6:00 AM 27,916 Views 25 Comments

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

# citizenship - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson

Oct 15th 2019, 3:47 PM 18,667 Views 41 Comments

The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.

# citizenship - Monday 14 October, 2019

'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'
# Identity
# Identity

'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'

Oct 14th 2019, 7:30 PM 23,209 Views 30 Comments

The issue about more than citizenship and identity, writes Sarah Creighton.

'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 
# Court
# Court

'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 6:46 PM 112,134 Views 104 Comments

DeSouza, from Co Derry, identified herself as Irish in an application for a residence card for her US-born husband.

# citizenship - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs
# Chaos
# Chaos

'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs

Oct 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 34,862 Views 165 Comments

A High Court ruling in July has halted the processing of citizenship applications.

# citizenship - Friday 26 July, 2019

The Explainer: Can people applying for citizenship spend a day outside Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Can people applying for citizenship spend a day outside Ireland?

Jul 26th 2019, 5:00 PM 12,259 Views 8 Comments

We discuss the ruling that led to the shock decision on this week’s podcast.

# citizenship - Thursday 25 July, 2019

October appeal date set in case of citizenship being denied if applicant has spent day outside Ireland
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

October appeal date set in case of citizenship being denied if applicant has spent day outside Ireland

Jul 25th 2019, 12:23 PM 16,203 Views 0 Comments

Last week’s surprise High Court ruling was branded by “absurd” by experts with the Justice Minister promising “urgent action”.

# citizenship - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean?
# Midnight Must Read
# Midnight Must Read

Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean?

Jul 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,640 Views 52 Comments

This week’s High Court decision came as a shock – so what does it all actually mean for citizenship?

# citizenship - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Minister promises 'urgent action' after shock High Court ruling on citizenship applicants
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Minister promises 'urgent action' after shock High Court ruling on citizenship applicants

Jul 18th 2019, 1:17 PM 26,222 Views 50 Comments

Nobody can now be granted Irish citizenship if they have spent a single day outside the country in the past year.

# citizenship - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Government 'carefully studying' ruling not to grant citizenship to those who temporarily leave Ireland
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Government 'carefully studying' ruling not to grant citizenship to those who temporarily leave Ireland

Jul 17th 2019, 7:41 PM 27,777 Views 80 Comments

The ruling applies to those who have left Ireland in the year before they apply for citizenship.

Shock ruling says citizenship cannot be granted if applicant has spent a day outside Ireland in past year
# Courts
# Courts

Shock ruling says citizenship cannot be granted if applicant has spent a day outside Ireland in past year

Jul 17th 2019, 2:40 PM 433,060 Views 228 Comments

Experts called the ruling “absurd”, pointing out that the law on citizenship has never been interpreted so strictly before.

# citizenship - Friday 12 July, 2019

Trump backs down on controversial census question after protracted legal and political battle
# Citizenship Question
# Citizenship Question

Trump backs down on controversial census question after protracted legal and political battle

Jul 12th 2019, 7:17 AM 15,644 Views 54 Comments

He directed federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases instead.

# citizenship - Monday 29 April, 2019

2,400 people from 90 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens today
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

2,400 people from 90 countries will become Ireland's newest citizens today

Apr 29th 2019, 7:46 AM 100,009 Views 150 Comments

Those gathering will receive their Certificate of Naturalisation by post in the coming days.

# citizenship - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'I was brainwashed': ISIS bride Begum asks for second chance
# Shamima Begum
# Shamima Begum

'I was brainwashed': ISIS bride Begum asks for second chance

Apr 2nd 2019, 9:24 AM 37,453 Views 102 Comments

Shamima Begum was 15 when she and two friends left London to marry Islamic State fighters in Syria in 2015.

# citizenship - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'
# Syria
# Syria

British teen who had citizenship revoked says decision was 'unjust'

Feb 20th 2019, 2:50 PM 27,905 Views 120 Comments

There is concern that this move could set a “dangerous precedent”.

# citizenship - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government
# Shamima Begum
# Shamima Begum

British teen who joined ISIS but wished to return has UK citizenship revoked by government

Feb 19th 2019, 7:21 PM 55,674 Views 139 Comments

The family of Shamima Begum have said they are disappointed with the Home Office’s decision.

# citizenship - Sunday 18 November, 2018

More than 70% of people think being born in Ireland should mean an automatic right to citizenship
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

More than 70% of people think being born in Ireland should mean an automatic right to citizenship

Nov 18th 2018, 8:57 AM 29,858 Views 140 Comments

The right was removed in a 2004 referendum.

# citizenship - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Trump to abolish citizenship rights for US-born babies
# 14th Amendment
# 14th Amendment

Trump to abolish citizenship rights for US-born babies

Oct 30th 2018, 12:48 PM 37,012 Views 123 Comments

Donald Trump plans to scrap the right to citizenship for anyone born in the United States.

# citizenship - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president

Sep 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,490 Views 88 Comments

A poll has found support for extending voting rights at 27%.

# citizenship - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Column: 'I remember having to ask for the brown paint for my self-portrait in junior infants'
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

Column: 'I remember having to ask for the brown paint for my self-portrait in junior infants'

Jun 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 91,772 Views 74 Comments

To receive my citizenship a few days before the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment was a nice moment, writes Nicholas Ndlovu.

# citizenship - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'
# Tu Hablas Ingles
# Tu Hablas Ingles

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

May 22nd 2018, 3:28 PM 12,214 Views 76 Comments

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

# citizenship - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Alison Curtis: 'I don't sound Irish - but don't tell me to go back to Canada'

May 5th 2018, 7:30 PM 192,329 Views 130 Comments

The Today FM presenter writes about being told by people to ‘go home’ – despite the fact she is an Irish citizen.

# citizenship - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship

Jan 11th 2018, 5:37 PM 24,068 Views 110 Comments

Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.

# citizenship - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Another Australian politician has resigned from parliament over dual citizenship
# Disqualified
# Disqualified

Another Australian politician has resigned from parliament over dual citizenship

Nov 22nd 2017, 11:08 AM 12,828 Views 22 Comments

Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore found out on Friday that her mother was born with a British citizenship.

# citizenship - Monday 6 November, 2017

Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country
# No Way Mate
# No Way Mate

Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country

Nov 6th 2017, 8:47 AM 7,372 Views 21 Comments

Dual-citizens are banned from taking seats in parliament.

# citizenship - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

An Irish woman in a same-sex marriage has two little girls - but only one can get an Irish passport

Oct 10th 2017, 10:55 PM 52,893 Views 38 Comments

It’s down to what’s written on their birth certs.

# citizenship - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

Number of dual Irish citizens living here up by almost 90% over five years

Sep 21st 2017, 5:15 PM 14,710 Views 58 Comments

New figures from Census 2016 have been released.

# citizenship - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport
# Citizenship
# Citizenship

'Ireland has been a godsend to me': Tory MEP on why he took out an Irish passport

Sep 5th 2017, 1:23 PM 22,286 Views 51 Comments

Conservative Party MEP Charles Tannock has been vocal in his criticism of Brexit.

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