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#Immigration

# 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 32,467 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 18,558 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 16,533 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 69,501 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 15,259 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 32,261 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 39,241 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 20,092 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 16,265 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 22,679 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 36,581 Views 75 Comments

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
# Immigration
# Immigration

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

Jul 17th 2019, 11:31 AM 45,093 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 35,589 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 11,644 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 114,780 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 6,913 Views 15 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 13,433 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 44,664 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 11,350 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 78,530 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 31,447 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 14,988 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 43,540 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 41,504 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 10,533 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 56,685 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 18,612 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 22,100 Views 48 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 36,251 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 19,991 Views 57 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 40,631 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 9,496 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 63,247 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 153,040 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 17,192 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 35,303 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 18,098 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 27,367 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 33,227 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 17,392 Views 55 Comments

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