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#Immigration

# immigration - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Jun 21st 2018, 7:34 AM 10,997 Views 83 Comments

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# immigration - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Senator calls for TDs to boycott 4th of July celebrations at US Embassy
# Not On
# Not On

Senator calls for TDs to boycott 4th of July celebrations at US Embassy

Jun 20th 2018, 2:32 PM 15,208 Views 121 Comments

The boycott is in response to the policy of separating children from their parents at the US border.

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border
# Fox News
# Fox News

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

Jun 20th 2018, 1:22 PM 50,813 Views 116 Comments

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# immigration - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders
# Immigration
# Immigration

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Jun 19th 2018, 9:30 AM 12,873 Views 82 Comments

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# immigration - Monday 18 June, 2018

Melania Trump and Laura Bush hit out at separating of families at US border
# Asylum
# Asylum

Melania Trump and Laura Bush hit out at separating of families at US border

Jun 18th 2018, 7:16 AM 42,612 Views 60 Comments

For both, it was an unusual entry into a fierce political debate.

# immigration - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain
# Aquarius
# Aquarius

Rescue boats carrying 630 migrants refused entry in Italy begin arriving in Spain

Jun 17th 2018, 7:36 AM 14,959 Views 40 Comments

The Aquarius has caused a major diplomatic row over European immigration policy.

# immigration - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I wanted to share my story but I was paralysed in fear': Black Panther actor and undocumented migrant
# Dreamer
# Dreamer

'I wanted to share my story but I was paralysed in fear': Black Panther actor and undocumented migrant

Jun 16th 2018, 11:00 AM 20,471 Views 13 Comments

Bambadjan Bamba is living in limbo in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.

'A horrific policy': Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at US border in six weeks
# Immigration
# Immigration

'A horrific policy': Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at US border in six weeks

Jun 16th 2018, 10:45 AM 13,283 Views 78 Comments

Between 19 April and 31 May, 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the US border.

# immigration - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents
# Immigration
# Immigration

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

Jun 14th 2018, 8:45 AM 13,723 Views 110 Comments

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

# immigration - Monday 11 June, 2018

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock
# Immigration Debate
# Immigration Debate

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 2:51 PM 26,908 Views 93 Comments

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

# immigration - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland
# Department Of Justice
# Department Of Justice

Here are the top 10 countries outside Europe that requested visas to Ireland

May 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 30,627 Views 88 Comments

Most people with permission to remain in the State are working or studying, according to the Department of Justice.

# immigration - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'
# Tu Hablas Ingles
# Tu Hablas Ingles

Language tests for new citizens 'just one option being considered'

May 22nd 2018, 3:28 PM 12,232 Views 76 Comments

“Any such change would be driven by a strategy to better integrate our newest citizens.”

# immigration - Friday 11 May, 2018

Gardaí shut down seven brothels in Carlow and Kilkenny
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Gardaí shut down seven brothels in Carlow and Kilkenny

May 11th 2018, 9:38 PM 84,836 Views 126 Comments

No arrests were made on foot of the inspections of the properties.

# immigration - Monday 30 April, 2018

Pressure heaps on Theresa May after home secretary resigns over immigration scandal
# Good Ruddance
# Good Ruddance

Pressure heaps on Theresa May after home secretary resigns over immigration scandal

Apr 30th 2018, 7:06 AM 18,947 Views 15 Comments

Amber Rudd has been accused of falling on Theresa May’s sword.

# immigration - Sunday 29 April, 2018

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal
# Immigration
# Immigration

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned over the Windrush scandal

Apr 29th 2018, 10:40 PM 22,215 Views 42 Comments

Theresa May said she accepted her resignation this evening.

# immigration - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation
# Deportation
# Deportation

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation

Apr 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,862 Views 60 Comments

Both students had been studying and working the country for 11 years and were directed to leave after a policy change.

# immigration - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage
# Templemore
# Templemore

Trainee garda faces deportation after investigation exposes his sham marriage

Apr 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 99,197 Views 120 Comments

The man is understood to have married an Eastern European woman.

# immigration - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport
# Border Control
# Border Control

Contract awarded for new immigration unit with detention cells at Dublin Airport

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 21,261 Views 27 Comments

The OPW confirmed its plans for this dedicated unit after criticisms over the case of a Brazilian au pair who was held in prison overnight.

# immigration - Thursday 19 April, 2018

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully
# Fáilte
# Fáilte

80% of Irish people believe immigrants are integrated successfully

Apr 19th 2018, 4:48 PM 16,957 Views 156 Comments

Irish attitudes were found to be the most positive in the EU.

# immigration - Friday 13 April, 2018

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission
# Israel
# Israel

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Apr 13th 2018, 9:33 AM 28,159 Views 231 Comments

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

# immigration - Monday 9 April, 2018

Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election

Apr 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 10,565 Views 100 Comments

Viktor Orban has been outspoken on mass immigration.

# immigration - Monday 2 April, 2018

'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table
# The Wall
# The Wall

'They laugh at our dumb laws': Trump says deal for young immigrants is off the table

Apr 2nd 2018, 8:20 AM 31,254 Views 56 Comments

The US President said people were trying to take advantage of the Obama-era programme, which protects immigrants who arrive without documents as children.

# immigration - Friday 30 March, 2018

17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey
# Turkey
# Turkey

17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

Mar 30th 2018, 10:50 AM 6,572 Views 10 Comments

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board.

# immigration - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds
# Diversity
# Diversity

Irish attitudes to immigration worse than European average, ESRI finds

Mar 29th 2018, 7:26 AM 57,331 Views 151 Comments

It found that support for Muslim and Roma immigrants is lower than the average for 10 other EU countries.

# immigration - Friday 16 March, 2018

Trump and Leo become 'fast friends' yesterday (just don't mention Doonbeg)
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Trump and Leo become 'fast friends' yesterday (just don't mention Doonbeg)

Mar 16th 2018, 1:28 AM 25,182 Views 78 Comments

TheJournal.ie had a ringside seat for Irish celebrations in the Trump White House.

# immigration - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'I'm very frightened': Stories from people who were denied entry at Ireland's border
# Border Control
# Border Control

'I'm very frightened': Stories from people who were denied entry at Ireland's border

Mar 13th 2018, 6:01 AM 72,462 Views 85 Comments

New research found some people denied entry were held in prisons for a number of days before being sent back to their country of origin.

# immigration - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'
# White House Visit
# White House Visit

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'

Mar 7th 2018, 7:29 PM 9,426 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar said Ireland and the US have strong links that “will outlast any president or Taoiseach”.

# immigration - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told

Feb 22nd 2018, 12:17 PM 9,691 Views 0 Comments

The Supreme Court is considering the legal arguments for and against defining ‘the unborn’ in the Constitution as an unborn child.

# immigration - Thursday 15 February, 2018

US Senate rejects immigration bills following White House veto threat
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

US Senate rejects immigration bills following White House veto threat

Feb 15th 2018, 10:15 PM 14,145 Views 21 Comments

The Senate rejected both a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by Trump.

# immigration - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday
# Filibustering
# Filibustering

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

Feb 8th 2018, 8:18 AM 17,782 Views 107 Comments

The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.

# immigration - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

US ends ban on refugees from 11 'high-risk' countries
# Immigration
# Immigration

US ends ban on refugees from 11 'high-risk' countries

Jan 30th 2018, 8:26 AM 9,274 Views 8 Comments

But Department of Homeland Security officials say they are working to implement new screening measures.

# immigration - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Irish teenager brought to US when he was 12 to be deported for overstaying his visa
# Deported
# Deported

Irish teenager brought to US when he was 12 to be deported for overstaying his visa

Jan 24th 2018, 1:31 PM 52,668 Views 53 Comments

Dylan O’Riordan was born in Galway and brought to the US by his parents when he was 12. They already had green cards at the time.

# immigration - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US

Jan 21st 2018, 7:45 PM 27,803 Views 73 Comments

A divided Congress is hoping to end a budget impasse tonight.

# immigration - Monday 15 January, 2018

After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'
# Racism
# Racism

After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'

Jan 15th 2018, 7:20 AM 15,889 Views 92 Comments

Trump has faced criticism since he was accused of calling all African countries shitholes.

# immigration - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports
# Fear
# Fear

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Jan 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,728 Views 69 Comments

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

# immigration - Friday 12 January, 2018

Donald Trump 's***hole countries' comment slammed as 'racist' by UN
# Shocker Room Talk
# Shocker Room Talk

Donald Trump 's***hole countries' comment slammed as 'racist' by UN

Jan 12th 2018, 11:50 AM 47,149 Views 226 Comments

Donald Trump said that reports of the language he used wasn’t quite accurate – but that his language had been “tough”.

# immigration - Monday 8 January, 2018

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'

Jan 8th 2018, 7:36 PM 27,934 Views 90 Comments

Farage criticised Michel Barnier after their meeting today.

# immigration - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit
# Minority
# Minority

Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit

Dec 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 27,526 Views 24 Comments

House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.

# immigration - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Electronic passport machines are coming into service in Dublin Airport today
# E-Gates
# E-Gates

Electronic passport machines are coming into service in Dublin Airport today

Nov 30th 2017, 9:52 AM 27,238 Views 69 Comments

The gates will use facial recognition to make sure the passenger matches their passport.

# immigration - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Failure to pay holiday pay and the minimum wage: 83 businesses brought to court this year over employment breaches
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

Failure to pay holiday pay and the minimum wage: 83 businesses brought to court this year over employment breaches

Nov 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,670 Views 19 Comments

The majority of the prosecutions above relate to businesses in the food and drink sector.