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#Immigration

# immigration - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Cash, mobile phones and documents seized in Garda raids targeting people trafficking

Aug 12th 2021, 5:04 PM 19,487 Views 3 Comments

The search is the latest in a series of raids targeting alleged members of an organised crime gang.

# immigration - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals
# Uk Residency
# Uk Residency

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:06 AM 23,467 Views 20 Comments

EU citizens and their families have been asked to apply to the Home Office scheme by 30 June.

# immigration - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks
# Common Travel Loophole
# Common Travel Loophole

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks

May 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,477 Views 23 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.

# immigration - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration
# CROSS BORDER PROBE
# CROSS BORDER PROBE

Three men arrested in Dublin and Wicklow raids targeting a gang facilitating illegal immigration

Apr 28th 2021, 4:51 PM 22,000 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí made three arrests during searches at six properties in Wicklow and Dublin.

# immigration - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Non-EU doctors call for all frontline workers' citizenship applications to be fasttracked
# Covid-19 Pandemic
# Covid-19 Pandemic

Non-EU doctors call for all frontline workers' citizenship applications to be fasttracked

Apr 3rd 2021, 12:05 AM 22,965 Views 40 Comments

Doctors have written to all TDs and senators asking for their citizenship to be fasttracked as a gesture for their work during the pandemic.

# immigration - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door
# Carers
# Carers

Maeve Higgins: The State cannot say it values migrant workers while it pushes them out the door

Feb 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 16,571 Views 21 Comments

Maeve Higgins says Ireland’s home care assistants and other migrant workers perform a vital service and should be given proper immigration status.

# immigration - Friday 27 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 27th 2020, 9:14 PM 20,427 Views 0 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

Ivana Bacik: Children who are born in Ireland belong here

Nov 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 42,680 Views 96 Comments

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
# Reform
# Reform

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

Jul 29th 2020, 6:00 AM 73,048 Views 77 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 20,275 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 13th 2020, 9:55 PM 33,571 Views 0 Comments

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
# Garda Investigation
# Garda Investigation

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

Jul 13th 2020, 4:35 PM 41,741 Views 16 Comments

The truck is currently being detained for inspection.

# immigration - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online
# Burgh Quay
# Burgh Quay

Tens of thousands of immigration renewals can now be done online

Jul 7th 2020, 1:04 PM 16,088 Views 5 Comments

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
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

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

Updated Jun 18th 2020, 10:05 PM 26,146 Views 34 Comments

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
# Charged
# Charged

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

May 21st 2020, 8:38 AM 14,576 Views 0 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

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

May 19th 2020, 9:36 AM 54,466 Views 92 Comments

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
# Green Cards
# Green Cards

Trump pushes ahead on immigration ban as experts doubt its impact

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:45 AM 12,272 Views 53 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donald Trump announces halt to US immigration green cards

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:43 AM 25,765 Views 106 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Trump says he will temporarily suspend all immigration to the US

Apr 21st 2020, 7:03 AM 45,350 Views 102 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Over 7,000 contacted about immigration applications moving online

Mar 23rd 2020, 12:53 PM 29,684 Views 12 Comments

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
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

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

Mar 7th 2020, 1:50 PM 38,258 Views 0 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

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

Mar 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 46,250 Views 37 Comments

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
# Robert Rooney

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

Feb 28th 2020, 7:46 PM 71,084 Views 25 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Feb 19th 2020, 12:30 PM 25,130 Views 48 Comments

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
# Taking Back Control
# Taking Back Control

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

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 10:53 AM 45,318 Views 95 Comments

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
# Searches
# Searches

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

Feb 17th 2020, 2:11 PM 82,358 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Feb 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,387 Views 85 Comments

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?'
# Interview
# Interview

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

Dec 19th 2019, 12:33 PM 63,145 Views 152 Comments

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
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

Dec 13th 2019, 12:53 PM 13,406 Views 0 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities at garda station

Dec 11th 2019, 12:49 PM 32,451 Views 0 Comments

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
# Suaad Alshleh

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

Nov 6th 2019, 2:30 PM 18,518 Views 33 Comments

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
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

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

Nov 6th 2019, 1:22 PM 16,504 Views 106 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

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

Sep 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 69,280 Views 61 Comments

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
# No Deal
# No Deal

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

Sep 4th 2019, 9:05 PM 15,247 Views 5 Comments

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
# Keith Byrne
# Keith Byrne

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

Jul 28th 2019, 6:39 PM 32,219 Views 75 Comments

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
# Keith Byrne
# Keith Byrne

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

Jul 26th 2019, 8:39 AM 39,225 Views 39 Comments

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
# Keith Byrne

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

Jul 25th 2019, 7:50 PM 20,087 Views 18 Comments

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
# 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 16,252 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ice
# Ice

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:43 AM 22,671 Views 37 Comments

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
# Keith Byrne

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

Jul 18th 2019, 6:56 PM 36,569 Views 75 Comments

Keith Byrne was detained by customs officials on 10 July.

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