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#Immigration

# immigration - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families
# Temporary
# Temporary

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Jun 26th 2018, 7:37 AM 7,994 Views 27 Comments

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

# immigration - Thursday 21 June, 2018

TIME hits out at Trump's border separation policy with cover photo
# Controversy
# Controversy

TIME hits out at Trump's border separation policy with cover photo

Jun 21st 2018, 4:24 PM 40,596 Views 107 Comments

It comes after the US President questioned if he would be on the cover of Time magazine after the North Korea summit last week.

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 15,213 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 50,817 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 12,874 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 14,960 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 13,284 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 13,726 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 26,913 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 30,706 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 12,246 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 84,963 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 18,948 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 22,217 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 22,901 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 99,224 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 21,282 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 16,982 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 28,165 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 10,575 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 31,257 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 6,577 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 57,805 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 25,184 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 72,544 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 9,427 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 9,697 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 14,148 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 17,783 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 52,676 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 15,899 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 38,815 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 47,154 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 27,935 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 27,646 Views 24 Comments

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