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#Immigration

# immigration - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 17th 2019, 11:31 AM 44,998 Views 122 Comments

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
# Detention
# Detention

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

Jul 16th 2019, 6:10 AM 35,546 Views 52 Comments

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
# Immigration Sweep
# Immigration Sweep

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids

Jul 15th 2019, 8:49 AM 11,628 Views 31 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

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

Jul 14th 2019, 7:49 AM 114,719 Views 178 Comments

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?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

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

May 17th 2019, 8:43 AM 6,795 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

May 17th 2019, 7:03 AM 13,425 Views 38 Comments

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

# immigration - Saturday 20 April, 2019

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace
# European Election
# European Election

'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace

Apr 20th 2019, 8:30 AM 44,614 Views 122 Comments

“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.

# immigration - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Trump says he won't reinstate separating children from parents at US-Mexico border
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump says he won't reinstate separating children from parents at US-Mexico border

Apr 9th 2019, 10:18 PM 11,345 Views 22 Comments

The US President blamed his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama for the highly controversial policy.

# immigration - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration
# Fraser Anning
# Fraser Anning

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration

Mar 16th 2019, 2:24 PM 78,515 Views 0 Comments

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning drew international condemnation for his comments.

# immigration - Monday 25 February, 2019

Explainer: What has led to resignations in the Social Democrats?
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Explainer: What has led to resignations in the Social Democrats?

Feb 25th 2019, 2:54 PM 31,294 Views 57 Comments

The Social Democrats are reviewing Dublin candidate Ellie Kisyombe’s background in response to a Sunday Times story.

# immigration - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

16 states sue Trump administration for declaring national emergency to fund Mexico border wall
# Immigration
# Immigration

16 states sue Trump administration for declaring national emergency to fund Mexico border wall

Feb 19th 2019, 8:34 AM 14,985 Views 21 Comments

The case could work its way to the Supreme Court for a showdown on the separation of powers.

# immigration - Friday 15 February, 2019

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'
# US Border
# US Border

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 9:12 PM 43,535 Views 105 Comments

The move will allow him to spend more money to erect barriers on the US-Mexico border.

# immigration - Monday 11 February, 2019

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption
# Promises
# Promises

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption

Feb 11th 2019, 10:42 AM 41,482 Views 103 Comments

Viktor Orban announced that and other measures during his “state of the nation” address.

# immigration - Friday 25 January, 2019

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico
# Border Crossing
# Border Crossing

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico

Jan 25th 2019, 7:21 AM 10,523 Views 34 Comments

The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.

# immigration - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin
# Port Tunnel
# Port Tunnel

'Yellow Vest' protesters attempt to block traffic near Port Tunnel in Dublin

Jan 12th 2019, 5:24 PM 56,670 Views 135 Comments

Around 70 demonstrators marched through the capital this afternoon.

# immigration - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall
# My Fellow Americans
# My Fellow Americans

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Jan 8th 2019, 7:31 AM 18,604 Views 68 Comments

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# immigration - Monday 7 January, 2019

47 Irish people deported from US in 2018 as figure more than doubles in three years
# Immigration
# Immigration

47 Irish people deported from US in 2018 as figure more than doubles in three years

Jan 7th 2019, 6:49 PM 22,088 Views 50 Comments

According to customs officials, removals are essential to “the integrity of the nation’s lawful immigration system”.

# immigration - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Derry woman in wrangle with UK Home Office fears Brexit could complicate her immigration case
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Derry woman in wrangle with UK Home Office fears Brexit could complicate her immigration case

Jan 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 36,236 Views 13 Comments

The UK Home Office has argued that British immigration laws supercede the Good Friday Agreement.

# immigration - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel
# Immigration
# Immigration

Explainer: Why Brexit could be behind the upsurge in migrants aiming to cross the English Channel

Jan 3rd 2019, 12:51 PM 19,972 Views 54 Comments

Four in five people who attempted to cross the English Channel in dinghies in 2018 did so in the last three months. But why?

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator
# Deadline Passes
# Deadline Passes

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

Jan 3rd 2019, 10:08 AM 40,609 Views 41 Comments

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

# immigration - Monday 31 December, 2018

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings
# Immigration
# Immigration

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Dec 31st 2018, 1:18 PM 9,479 Views 32 Comments

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

# immigration - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Archaic' visa law in Ireland keeping people from their families this Christmas
# Immigration
# Immigration

'Archaic' visa law in Ireland keeping people from their families this Christmas

Dec 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 63,208 Views 101 Comments

Shashank Chakerwarti said changes introduced this year also interfere with business trips which are often planned last-minute.

# immigration - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man entering Ireland for sham marriage caught after his texts were checked by immigration officials

Dec 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 152,875 Views 111 Comments

He lost every argument he made.

# immigration - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

US defence chief rallies troops as migrant caravan nears Mexican border after 1,500km journey
# Border Patrol
# Border Patrol

US defence chief rallies troops as migrant caravan nears Mexican border after 1,500km journey

Nov 14th 2018, 10:47 PM 17,180 Views 68 Comments

Jim Mattis said it’s clear that the show of force at the US-Mexico border was necessary.

# immigration - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

There could be a new US visa for Irish citizens - if it's approved by Congress
# E3 Visa
# E3 Visa

There could be a new US visa for Irish citizens - if it's approved by Congress

Nov 7th 2018, 10:51 PM 35,300 Views 14 Comments

This is a good example of how the US midterms results could affect us here in Ireland.

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people
# Study
# Study

Many non-Irish nationals are as likely to be employed and as educated as Irish people

Nov 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,059 Views 57 Comments

Research published by the ESRI this morning examines how well migrants are settling into Ireland.

# immigration - Monday 5 November, 2018

Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist
# US Midterms
# US Midterms

Fox News pulls Trump immigrant ad that's been criticised as racist

Nov 5th 2018, 7:49 PM 27,363 Views 66 Comments

NBC also pulled the ad, while Facebook prevented it from being boosted through paid advertisement.

'Gripping and gritty': Praise for new RTÉ crime drama set around direct provision centre
# Taken Down
# Taken Down

'Gripping and gritty': Praise for new RTÉ crime drama set around direct provision centre

Nov 5th 2018, 11:30 AM 33,103 Views 64 Comments

The Irish Refugee Council said it hopes this show will contribute to the conversation taking place around the direct provision system.

# immigration - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
# Report Card
# Report Card

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,120 Views 55 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

# immigration - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

New figures show 134 children have been deported from Ireland since 2013
# Immigration
# Immigration

New figures show 134 children have been deported from Ireland since 2013

Oct 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 12,886 Views 23 Comments

The Department of Justice has revealed 134 minors have been deported in the past five years.

# immigration - Saturday 20 October, 2018

'We could see this happening': Why a 2004 referendum is linked to child deportations
# Immigration
# Immigration

'We could see this happening': Why a 2004 referendum is linked to child deportations

Oct 20th 2018, 7:15 AM 25,183 Views 75 Comments

Two boys Nonso Muojeke and Eric Zhi Ying Mei Xue have come under the media spotlight over deportation orders in recent weeks.

# immigration - Monday 15 October, 2018

New immigration scheme allows 'undocumented' non-EU former students to stay in Ireland
# Green Card
# Green Card

New immigration scheme allows 'undocumented' non-EU former students to stay in Ireland

Oct 15th 2018, 6:05 AM 37,957 Views 70 Comments

The scheme applies to those here under student visas between January 2005 and December 2010.

# immigration - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Varadkar says immigrants more likely to be working and paying tax than average Irish person
# An Taoiseach
# An Taoiseach

Varadkar says immigrants more likely to be working and paying tax than average Irish person

Oct 2nd 2018, 10:12 PM 40,876 Views 179 Comments

The Taoiseach told the Dáil he was “pleased and proud” of Irish people and their response to immigration.

# immigration - Monday 3 September, 2018

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?
# Chemnitz
# Chemnitz

What has sparked the huge far-right (and anti-racism) protests in Germany?

Sep 3rd 2018, 6:26 PM 24,526 Views 86 Comments

Thousands of people have lined the streets of Chemnitz over the past three days in immigration demonstrations.

# immigration - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009
# Emigration
# Emigration

More people are returning to Ireland than leaving for the first time since 2009

Aug 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 15,526 Views 57 Comments

Net outward migration of Irish nationals peaked at 29,600 in 2012.

# immigration - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration
# Fraser Anning
# Fraser Anning

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

Aug 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 17,763 Views 29 Comments

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

# immigration - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy
# US Border
# US Border

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy

Jul 5th 2018, 7:38 AM 17,883 Views 24 Comments

She is now facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct.

# immigration - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split
# Migration Deal
# Migration Deal

Merkel and minister reach late-night deal to avert government split

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:29 AM 7,676 Views 37 Comments

Merkel has put to rest a row with her interior minister Horst Seehofer that had threatened the survival of her coalition government.

# immigration - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Large crowds across the US protest against Trump's immigration policy
# Protests
# Protests

Large crowds across the US protest against Trump's immigration policy

Jun 30th 2018, 6:57 PM 9,742 Views 52 Comments

Starting in early May, Trump ordered the arrest of adults crossing the boundary illegally.

# immigration - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border
# Immigration
# Immigration

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border

Jun 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 11,426 Views 67 Comments

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.