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#Immigration

# immigration - Friday 27 November, 2020

Man charged after two people found concealed in truck at Rosslare port

Gardaí said both of the people found in the truck have been offered accommodation and welfare services.

# immigration - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik says the 2004 referendum has caused needless suffering and she’s asking the Government to back a new Bill addressing this issue.

# immigration - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'I felt as if I have done a crime': Pakistani man says immigration officials read personal texts to his wife to verify his relationship

The Imigration Council of Ireland said the whole system needs an overhaul.

# immigration - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Chilean woman detained in Dochas Centre for over a week after arriving in Ireland released

On her arrival at Dublin Airport on 2 July last she was detained by immigration officials.

# immigration - Monday 13 July, 2020

High Court judge orders inquiry into detention of Chilean woman who arrived in Ireland this month

The woman claims she arrived in Ireland to take an online language course.

Investigation launched after several men seen leaving truck which arrived through Rosslare Port

The truck is currently being detained for inspection.

# immigration - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online

The Department of Justice is seeking to reduce footfall at the Registration Office.

# immigration - Thursday 18 June, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to end 'Dreamer' immigrant programme

The justices rejected administration arguments that the eight-year-old DACA programme is illegal.

# immigration - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Man due in court over investigation into alleged bogus law firm offering immigration services

He was arrested following searches in the Blessington area of Co Wicklow on Tuesday.

# immigration - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'It delivers on our promise to the British people': UK bill to end free movement of people passes first hurdle

Priti Patel said that the points system was “firmer, fairer and simpler system” that will “play a vital role” in the country’s recovery from coronavirus.

# immigration - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Trump pushes ahead on immigration ban as experts doubt its impact

Some analysts say the president’s move is about winning votes in this year’s election.

# immigration - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards

Much of the country’s immigration system has already ground to a halt.

# immigration - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US

Trump’s tweet gave no further details about what the measure would entail or how long it would be in place.

# immigration - Monday 23 March, 2020

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online

The office is temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

# immigration - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Two people arrested as part of investigation into suspected staged road crashes

A number of properties were searched in Roscommon in February.

# immigration - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Chinese man's deportation stopped after State 'misleads' High Court about his registered address

The finding was made by Mr Justice Richard Humphreys last month.

# immigration - Friday 28 February, 2020

Irishman given three-year jail sentence for trying to smuggle migrants into UK in roof box of his car

Robert Rooney pleaded guilty to violating UK immigration law at Canterbury Crown Court.

# immigration - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage

Business groups across the UK have also criticised the points-based immigration system.

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify

Business groups have said the new immigration system could spell disaster for many industries.

# immigration - Monday 17 February, 2020

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits

The Garda National Immigration Bureau searched premises in Dublin and Meath in recent weeks.

# immigration - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Opinion: Last Saturday, I voted for the first time as an Irish citizen. It was a gift I will cherish

I have never had the freedom to vote before, writes Razan Ibrahim.

# immigration - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Verona Murphy: 'Do we have to wait for a London Bridge incident on Wexford Bridge?'

The former Fine Gael candidate says she has been called racist for ‘raising security issues’.

# immigration - Friday 13 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# immigration - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities at garda station

The man, who is in his 60s, was arrested this morning.

# immigration - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'I hope to be a success story for what a refugee can do. Direct Provision - you can escape it'

Suaad Alshleh, a teenage refugee from Syria, was today awarded a bursary for medicine by Minister Joe McHugh.

Taoiseach says racist 'scaremongering' in communities needs to be called out

Defending Direct provision, he said it ‘is an imperfect system, but not an inhumane one’.

# immigration - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Number of people stopped at the Northern Ireland land border and removed from the State is rising

Gardaí say that the passport checks at the border are to fight organised crime, but NGOs say they’re more like immigration controls.

# immigration - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Immigration scheme set up for EU citizens going to the UK in event of no-deal Brexit

This will allow EU citizens to apply for three-year visas to the UK.

# immigration - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Irishman Keith Byrne speaks of 'shock' and 'heartbreak' over US immigration arrest

Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.

# immigration - Friday 26 July, 2019

'His mind is blown': Family of Irishman facing deportation from US delighted he has been released from prison

Byrne was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on 10 July.

# immigration - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Irishman facing deportation from US to be released from detention for 30 days, legal team says

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

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

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

# immigration - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'A massive and dangerous change': Trump expands fast-track deportations in US

Immigration officers will be able to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before judges.

# immigration - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Wife of Irish man facing deportation from US says her husband is being given 'no choice' but to leave

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

# immigration - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Irishman detained in the US told to leave the country by Friday or face prison

He has until Friday to sign paperwork allowing him to leave the US but banning him from re-entering for five years.

# immigration - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

# immigration - Monday 15 July, 2019

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.

# immigration - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'A hard-working family man': Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency

Fermoy native Keith Byrne was detained on Wednesday.

# immigration - Friday 17 May, 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

Trump announces plans for 'merit-based' immigration policy plan

The immigration reforms would be the first major change to the system in decades.

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