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# Immigration Reform

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# In America
'We expect something - but it won't change overnight': Hopes for undocumented Irish under Biden administration
A US-based immigration lawyer from Limerick has said Biden looks set to reverse many Trump measures.
Race, immigration, and water water everywhere – the year in Irish and American politics
It was a year of unrest and protest on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Larry Donnelly.
Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US
President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
# Reform
Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home
President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.
# Diaspora
Flanagan: 'Our commitment to Irish abroad remains strong'
The Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet members of the Irish community in New York later today.
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.
# Immigration Reform
Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon
President Obama’s former deputy campaign manager said politics was a difficult career regardless of your gender.
# Undocumented Irish
Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown
The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.
# Irish in America
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.
# US Senate
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.
# Immigration
Immigration law would end 'hardship and uncertainty' for undocumented Irish
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has welcomed the publication of a draft law to radically reform the US immigration system.
# Immigration Reform
Obama pledges new drive on US immigration reform
Obama’s second term could be good news for the estimated 50,000 Irish people living illegally in the United States.
# Immigration Reform
Kenny expects new drive to legalise undocumented Irish in US
The Taoiseach tells the Dáil that new security laws being prepared in the US could mean a new drive to legalise Irish immigrants.