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#Immigrants

# immigrants - Saturday 12 December, 2015

A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland
# Immigration
# Immigration

A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland

Dec 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 27,273 Views 129 Comments

Its goal is to push for legislative and policy change to tackle racism and hate crime.

# immigrants - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them
# Mark Chelgren
# Mark Chelgren

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:23 PM 13,877 Views 43 Comments

One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”

# immigrants - Friday 4 September, 2015

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison
# England
# England

People-smuggling gang sentenced to over 80 years in prison

Sep 4th 2015, 7:03 PM 14,353 Views 17 Comments

Immigrants had paid £10,000 before leaving India and were then held hostage at a flat in England.

# immigrants - Sunday 19 July, 2015

MTV shows what happens when white people talk honestly about race

MTV shows what happens when white people talk honestly about race

Jul 19th 2015, 10:15 AM 31,592 Views 73 Comments

This controversial documentary makes white people confront racial identity issues.

# immigrants - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out
# The Trump
# The Trump

Trump's latest comments about illegal immigrants made a fight break out

Jul 12th 2015, 2:29 PM 28,959 Views 58 Comments

The wannabe presidential candidate also thinks he and Putin could be best buds.

# immigrants - Friday 3 July, 2015

This is GOAL's response to Paddy Power's immigrant ad
# No Joking Matter
# No Joking Matter

This is GOAL's response to Paddy Power's immigrant ad

Jul 3rd 2015, 3:10 PM 43,740 Views 54 Comments

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

# immigrants - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Paddy Power has angered people with this 'tasteless' joke about UK immigrants
# Shock Tactics
From The Daily Edge
# Shock Tactics

Paddy Power has angered people with this 'tasteless' joke about UK immigrants

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:22 AM 7,023 Views 8 Comments

Unusual for them, really.

# immigrants - Saturday 20 June, 2015

What do you do when people smuggler is the best job you can get?
# People Smuggling
# People Smuggling

What do you do when people smuggler is the best job you can get?

Jun 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 7,890 Views 9 Comments

“If one of them falls, the others tap on the roof and I stop the van.”

# immigrants - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

Ireland isn't as welcoming as it used to be

Apr 30th 2015, 10:15 AM 33,600 Views 90 Comments

But we’re less worried about the impact immigration could have on education and health services.

# immigrants - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices -  go home or be killed'
# South Africa
# South Africa

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'

Apr 21st 2015, 2:40 PM 18,506 Views 71 Comments

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# immigrants - Sunday 19 April, 2015

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants
# Rainbow Nation
# Rainbow Nation

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants

Apr 19th 2015, 8:04 AM 12,884 Views 20 Comments

In the latest violence, mobs attacked shops owned by foreign nationals in a poor area of Johannesburg.

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland

Mar 11th 2015, 5:41 PM 7,938 Views 9 Comments

The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.

# immigrants - 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.

# immigrants - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Social welfare officer allegedly told immigrant to "go back home"
# Racism
# Racism

Social welfare officer allegedly told immigrant to "go back home"

Jan 20th 2015, 9:26 AM 29,090 Views 292 Comments

A report has found that some immigrants are facing racism from the Department of Social Protection.

# immigrants - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama's immigration reform plan
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama's immigration reform plan

Jan 14th 2015, 10:00 PM 17,163 Views 37 Comments

The bill has virtually no chance of passing the Senate, however.

# immigrants - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Businesses are making money from direct provision
# Profits
# Profits

Businesses are making money from direct provision

Dec 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 5,024 Views 64 Comments

An immigrant group said the quality of care is likely to suffer when profit is a priority.

# immigrants - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Nov 25th 2014, 4:55 PM 10,877 Views 11 Comments

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

# immigrants - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Migrants in container at English docks identified
# Essex Docks
# Essex Docks

Migrants in container at English docks identified

Aug 17th 2014, 4:25 PM 14,004 Views 7 Comments

The 30 survivors are Afghan Sikhs, police said.

# immigrants - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks
# UK
# UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Aug 16th 2014, 7:39 PM 30,272 Views 134 Comments

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

# immigrants - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Case Studies: Facing homelessness in a foreign country
# Living In Ireland
# Living In Ireland

Case Studies: Facing homelessness in a foreign country

Jul 26th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,595 Views 55 Comments

Social support agency Crosscare have provided vital support to immigrants in Ireland.

# immigrants - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Financial crisis associated with 'shock effect' on Irish attitudes towards immigrants
# Negative
# Negative

Financial crisis associated with 'shock effect' on Irish attitudes towards immigrants

Apr 30th 2014, 1:59 PM 7,538 Views 51 Comments

A study from the University of Limerick revealed the opposite effect in countries like Sweden and Denmark.

# immigrants - Saturday 26 April, 2014

# immigrants - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:49 AM 11,730 Views 50 Comments

If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.

# immigrants - Friday 21 March, 2014

Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned
# Racism
# Racism

Immigrant Council: People posting racist comments online should be sanctioned

Mar 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 6,010 Views 121 Comments

Already this year, 58 cases of racism have been reported to the organisation.

# immigrants - Friday 14 March, 2014

'I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future'
# Migrant Rights
# Migrant Rights

'I feel so safe in Ireland, but as an undocumented migrant I fear for my future'

Mar 14th 2014, 6:50 AM 16,605 Views 131 Comments

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.

# immigrants - Sunday 2 March, 2014

44 cases of racism and discrimination were reported in the first two months of the year
# Immigrants
# Immigrants

44 cases of racism and discrimination were reported in the first two months of the year

Mar 2nd 2014, 2:55 PM 8,476 Views 101 Comments

Over half of the reports have been classed as ‘serious criminal offences’.

# immigrants - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Racist graffiti painted opposite Immigrant Council offices
# Racism
# Racism

Racist graffiti painted opposite Immigrant Council offices

Feb 5th 2014, 9:56 PM 27,579 Views 543 Comments

The graffiti was painted overnight and was removed shortly after a complaint was made.

# immigrants - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Trafficked to Dublin at 15-years-old for sex: 'You would do like 15 guys a day'
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Trafficked to Dublin at 15-years-old for sex: 'You would do like 15 guys a day'

Feb 4th 2014, 7:41 PM 61,472 Views 137 Comments

“There was a guy, I remember a guy who used to come in and say “I want the youngest girl you have here” and he was really old, so to them it was fun,” one young woman said.

# immigrants - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Hundreds detained in Irish prisons each year over immigration issues
# Deported
# Deported

Hundreds detained in Irish prisons each year over immigration issues

Feb 1st 2014, 8:15 AM 7,321 Views 17 Comments

Many of these people were being held in prison ahead of their deportation.

# immigrants - Thursday 12 December, 2013

"We're not looking for a handout, we have to earn citizenship"
# Migrant Rights
# Migrant Rights

"We're not looking for a handout, we have to earn citizenship"

Dec 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 10,874 Views 136 Comments

There are approximately 30,000 undocumented migrants in Ireland – and they are looking for a solution.

# immigrants - Monday 21 October, 2013

Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant
# Fraud
# Fraud

Immigrants targeted in naturalisation scam told to remain vigilant

Oct 21st 2013, 9:21 AM 8,828 Views 100 Comments

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service said some of their customers have been contacted and told they must pay a fine of €500.

# immigrants - Monday 14 October, 2013

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths
# Immigrants
# Immigrants

Italy mounts large-scale patrol of migrant boats after deaths

Oct 14th 2013, 10:12 AM 2,796 Views 11 Comments

Italy has appealed for more help from other European countries to deal with the sharp increase in refugee arrivals.

# immigrants - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy
# Italy
# Italy

EU demands extra search patrols as 300 feared dead in Italy migrant boat tragedy

Oct 8th 2013, 7:03 PM 3,662 Views 5 Comments

The EU Home Affairs Commissioner is due to visit the site of the Lampedusa disaster tomorrow with Josee Manuel Barroso.

# immigrants - Friday 4 October, 2013

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster
# Italy
# Italy

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster

Oct 4th 2013, 7:19 AM 6,985 Views 11 Comments

Rescuers and local fishermen were overcome with emotion as they spoke of chaotic early morning scenes in the water off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

# immigrants - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Column: Why are we making citizenship difficult for those who are entitled to it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are we making citizenship difficult for those who are entitled to it?

Aug 18th 2013, 8:30 AM 3,032 Views 170 Comments

If someone is willing to contribute to Irish society why do we put barriers in their way? asks Dr Matt Cannon.

# immigrants - Friday 9 August, 2013

Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Domestic violence victims ‘trapped’ by immigration laws

Aug 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,115 Views 70 Comments

Victims are often afraid to report abuse because they fear it will impact on their immigration status.

# immigrants - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Malta refuses entry to 102 rescued refugees (including four pregnant women and a baby)
# Boat People
# Boat People

Malta refuses entry to 102 rescued refugees (including four pregnant women and a baby)

Aug 6th 2013, 8:13 PM 14,245 Views 96 Comments

Pressure to rescue the migrants came from the European Commission earlier today.

# immigrants - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years
# Immigrants
# Immigrants

Irish attitudes to immigrants have become ‘more negative’ over last 7 years

Jun 26th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,483 Views 119 Comments

A report by the ESRI shows that Irish people have an increasingly negative attitude towards immigrants – and that the poverty gap between Irish and non-EU nationals has widened since 2008.