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#Immigration

# 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 9,718 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 14,158 Views 22 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 17,794 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 9,283 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 52,692 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 27,814 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 15,909 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 38,982 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 47,161 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 27,950 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 27,822 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 27,348 Views 70 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 17,817 Views 19 Comments

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

# immigration - Monday 16 October, 2017

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader
# World's Youngest Leader
# World's Youngest Leader

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Oct 16th 2017, 8:55 AM 17,645 Views 67 Comments

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

# immigration - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work
# RSCI
# RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,535 Views 87 Comments

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# immigration - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children
# Bipartisan
# Bipartisan

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children

Sep 14th 2017, 7:01 AM 8,944 Views 22 Comments

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a “very productive” dinner meeting with Trump.

# immigration - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?

Sep 6th 2017, 3:20 PM 10,761 Views 84 Comments

Dubbed ‘cruel’ by Obama, the decision now leaves Congress with six months to come up with an alternative.

# immigration - Friday 18 August, 2017

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears
# High Court
# High Court

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears

Aug 18th 2017, 2:42 PM 22,284 Views 0 Comments

The woman is seeking leave to challenge the legality of a decision refusing her permission to remain in Ireland.

# immigration - Sunday 6 August, 2017

New US immigration proposals could be beneficial to Irish, expert suggests
# Points-based System
# Points-based System

New US immigration proposals could be beneficial to Irish, expert suggests

Aug 6th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,650 Views 43 Comments

The proposals would see the introduction of a points-based system favouring skilled anglophone workers.

# immigration - Sunday 23 July, 2017

'Up Mayo': How this documentary about GAA in Ireland's most diverse town went viral
# Ballyhaunis
# Ballyhaunis

'Up Mayo': How this documentary about GAA in Ireland's most diverse town went viral

Jul 23rd 2017, 8:45 AM 30,846 Views 17 Comments

Maurice O’Brien has had an overwhelmingly positive reaction to his film about Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo.

# immigration - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration

Jul 15th 2017, 10:42 AM 11,265 Views 53 Comments

Blair said the election of French President Emmanuel Macron had changed EU dynamics.

# immigration - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences
# Undocumented Irish
# Undocumented Irish

'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences

Jun 20th 2017, 4:23 PM 37,307 Views 0 Comments

John Cunningham was arrested on Friday for living illegally in the US.

# immigration - Friday 16 June, 2017

Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare
# Stephen Keary
# Stephen Keary

Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare

Jun 16th 2017, 3:29 PM 21,897 Views 132 Comments

Councillor Stephen Keary made the comments at a recent council meeting.

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America
# DAPA
# DAPA

Trump cancels Obama policy that allowed illegal immigrant parents stay in America

Jun 16th 2017, 7:07 AM 19,654 Views 37 Comments

The policy aimed to keep families together.

# immigration - Friday 2 June, 2017

It ain't over yet - Trump has taken his travel ban all the way to the US Supreme Court
# Persistence
# Persistence

It ain't over yet - Trump has taken his travel ban all the way to the US Supreme Court

Jun 2nd 2017, 8:05 AM 9,329 Views 20 Comments

It’s unlikely however that the court will hear Trump’s case during its current term.

# immigration - Friday 19 May, 2017

Adrian Donohoe murder suspect 'to be extradited from the US'
# Closer To Justice
# Closer To Justice

Adrian Donohoe murder suspect 'to be extradited from the US'

May 19th 2017, 5:46 PM 30,615 Views 54 Comments

The man had been allegedly living in the US illegally.

# immigration - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack
# Deportations
# Deportations

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

Apr 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 14,648 Views 44 Comments

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

# immigration - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

Apr 26th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,177 Views 69 Comments

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

# immigration - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama
# Lessons From History
# Lessons From History

Immigrants being vilified in same way as Irish in US after Famine - Obama

Apr 25th 2017, 9:12 AM 23,364 Views 100 Comments

The former President said the US immigration system had always been “a little bit haphazard”.

# immigration - Monday 24 April, 2017

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party
# National Front
# National Front

Marine Le Pen steps down as leader of her party

Apr 24th 2017, 7:55 PM 48,698 Views 115 Comments

The far-right candidate is taking on Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election.

This Irish immigration solicitor left a gas business card around pubs in Canada
# Feck This
From The Daily Edge
# Feck This

This Irish immigration solicitor left a gas business card around pubs in Canada

Apr 24th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,078 Views 0 Comments

Move over, Better Call Saul.

# immigration - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Leftist protesters clash with police as German anti-immigration party meets in Cologne
# Alternative For Germany
# Alternative For Germany

Leftist protesters clash with police as German anti-immigration party meets in Cologne

Apr 22nd 2017, 1:44 PM 9,274 Views 49 Comments

Around 50,000 demonstrators were expected to mobilise in the city.

# immigration - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules
# Verified By Visa
# Verified By Visa

'Kiwis first': New Zealand joins Australia in tightening visa rules

Apr 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 20,071 Views 63 Comments

Irish people wishing to enter New Zealand under a skilled visa will have to earn $48,859 a year.

# immigration - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected
# Stroke Of Le Pen
# Stroke Of Le Pen

Le Pen promises to suspend all immigration if elected

Apr 18th 2017, 9:17 AM 16,159 Views 101 Comments

“I will protect you. My first measure as president will be to reinstate France’s borders.”

# immigration - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit
# Homeland Security
# Homeland Security

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit

Apr 5th 2017, 10:11 PM 18,493 Views 78 Comments

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”

# immigration - Monday 3 April, 2017

What happens to the 12 men and two women found in a truck in Rosslare?
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

What happens to the 12 men and two women found in a truck in Rosslare?

Apr 3rd 2017, 8:39 AM 27,534 Views 109 Comments

The Immigration Council of Ireland said this was one example of Europe’s lack of response to the migrant crisis.

# immigration - Friday 17 March, 2017

Watch: Enda's 'lecture' to Donald Trump on immigration
# Shamrock
# Shamrock

Watch: Enda's 'lecture' to Donald Trump on immigration

Mar 17th 2017, 3:06 PM 22,990 Views 45 Comments

A speech by Enda Kenny last night has drawn a lot of international attention.

# immigration - Saturday 25 February, 2017

US immigration reportedly 'bars' Syrian cinematographer from travelling to the Oscars
# The White Helmets
# The White Helmets

US immigration reportedly 'bars' Syrian cinematographer from travelling to the Oscars

Feb 25th 2017, 1:34 PM 11,911 Views 35 Comments

The filmmaker said he had received a US visa but his passport wasn’t accepted.

# immigration - Monday 20 February, 2017

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet
# Swede Disposition
# Swede Disposition

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet

Feb 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 31,817 Views 108 Comments

The US president made comments about a supposed terrorist incident in Sweden over the weekend.

# immigration - Monday 13 February, 2017

Trump planning to speed up deportation of illegal immigrants
# Immigration
# Immigration

Trump planning to speed up deportation of illegal immigrants

Feb 13th 2017, 7:36 AM 17,234 Views 87 Comments

The White House confirmed the president’s plans to introduce a raft of new immigration measures.