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#Immigration

# immigration - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised
# Berlin Attack
# Berlin Attack

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

Dec 20th 2016, 9:27 PM 25,422 Views 74 Comments

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

# immigration - Saturday 19 November, 2016

FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: National Party leader Justin Barrett's claims about immigration

Nov 19th 2016, 7:20 AM 35,286 Views 161 Comments

The National Party leader made a series of claims about immigration on the Last Word this week. We checked them out.

# immigration - Sunday 13 November, 2016

What President Trump means for the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US
# Uncertain Times
# Uncertain Times

What President Trump means for the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US

Nov 13th 2016, 8:30 PM 41,373 Views 86 Comments

‘The Irish once had that extra bit of clout but those days are gone now.’

# immigration - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Here's why controlling immigration in America isn't all that easy
# Land Of Opportunity
# Land Of Opportunity

Here's why controlling immigration in America isn't all that easy

Nov 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 23,525 Views 54 Comments

“The Irish had that extra bit of clout because of political and business leaders with Irish connections such as McCain.”

# immigration - Thursday 10 November, 2016

FactCheck: No, Ireland is NOT "officially accepting Trump refugees"
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, Ireland is NOT "officially accepting Trump refugees"

Nov 10th 2016, 6:18 PM 38,582 Views 43 Comments

An old article, based on a misquotation, has been spreading the false rumour widely online since Tuesday.

# immigration - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Building a giant wall, protecting gun owners and stopping immigration - here are the policies that got Trump elected
# President Trump
# President Trump

Building a giant wall, protecting gun owners and stopping immigration - here are the policies that got Trump elected

Nov 9th 2016, 2:33 PM 18,040 Views 80 Comments

The president-elect’s vague policy proposals resonated with a lot of voters.

# immigration - Thursday 27 October, 2016

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"
# The Jungle
# The Jungle

"The situation for children in Calais is the worst it's ever been"

Oct 27th 2016, 2:59 PM 11,366 Views 39 Comments

1,500 children are being housed in shipping containers following the destruction of “The Jungle” migrant camp. Others are sleeping in the remains of the destroyed camp.

# immigration - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'
# France
# France

'They are angry because the Jungle is finished and they cannot go to England'

Oct 26th 2016, 4:30 PM 20,995 Views 55 Comments

Fires have blazed in Calais since last night.

# immigration - Thursday 6 October, 2016

UK Home Office won't say if Irish people will be exempt from controversial list of foreign workers
# Rainy Night In Brexit
# Rainy Night In Brexit

UK Home Office won't say if Irish people will be exempt from controversial list of foreign workers

Oct 6th 2016, 9:51 AM 80,798 Views 194 Comments

Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants to make companies list their non-British staff.

# immigration - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Arsene Wenger: UK's naughty list of foreign workers would contain familiar names
# Lousy Immig'ants
# Lousy Immig'ants

Graham Norton, Niall Horan, Arsene Wenger: UK's naughty list of foreign workers would contain familiar names

Oct 5th 2016, 1:51 PM 35,372 Views 125 Comments

The plan, under consideration by the Home Office, is designed to ensure British workers get preference for any new jobs.

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers
# Demonisation
# Demonisation

The UK Government wants to draw up a list of all 'non-British' workers

Oct 5th 2016, 8:31 AM 37,710 Views 105 Comments

TheJournal.ie has asked the UK Home Office if the proposals specifically apply to citizens of the Republic of Ireland.

# immigration - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party
# Local Election
# Local Election

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

Sep 4th 2016, 5:20 PM 26,378 Views 163 Comments

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

# immigration - Thursday 1 September, 2016

A day after visiting Mexico, Trump vows to deport 'millions in his first hour as President'
# Immigration
# Immigration

A day after visiting Mexico, Trump vows to deport 'millions in his first hour as President'

Sep 1st 2016, 8:46 PM 20,943 Views 105 Comments

“We will begin moving them out, day one. My first hour in office, those people are gone.”

# immigration - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Trump tells Mexican president border wall between Mexico and US would be 'mutually beneficial'

Aug 31st 2016, 10:16 PM 32,560 Views 122 Comments

The Republican nominee said they didn’t discuss who would pay for the wall.

# immigration - Friday 26 August, 2016

Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War
# Return Of The Neocons
# Return Of The Neocons

Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War

Aug 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 19,125 Views 107 Comments

Meanwhile, Sarah Palin has warned of “massive disappointment” if Trump backs away from his policy of mass deportation.

# immigration - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US
# Questionnaire
# Questionnaire

Trump wants to quiz people on religion and gender equality before they enter US

Aug 15th 2016, 5:27 PM 19,106 Views 130 Comments

The Republican presidential candidate previously called for a ban on Muslims entering America.

# immigration - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Revealed: Child abuse, assault and sexual bribery on Australia's refugee island
# Nauru Files
# Nauru Files

Revealed: Child abuse, assault and sexual bribery on Australia's refugee island

Aug 10th 2016, 8:10 AM 11,014 Views 103 Comments

Over 2,000 incident reports detailing the abuse of asylum-seekers were leaked to The Guardian Australia.

# immigration - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Drivers 'spat at, punched and kicked' in racist incidents on public transport
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Drivers 'spat at, punched and kicked' in racist incidents on public transport

Aug 9th 2016, 6:03 AM 22,031 Views 136 Comments

There were 240 racist incidents reported in Ireland last year, and a fifth took place on our public transport system.

# immigration - Friday 5 August, 2016

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight
# Perth
# Perth

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight

Aug 5th 2016, 9:32 PM 46,865 Views 79 Comments

Bernard Lee’s family had been appealing to federal officials Down Under to release the 26-year-old, from Greystones, Co Wicklow.

# immigration - Friday 15 July, 2016

June saw a 20% increase in Irish passport applications from the UK
# Brexit Demand
# Brexit Demand

June saw a 20% increase in Irish passport applications from the UK

Jul 15th 2016, 3:35 PM 12,527 Views 74 Comments

There has been a substantial rise in the number of applications for Irish passports over the past month.

# immigration - Friday 24 June, 2016

There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today
# Brexit
# Brexit

There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today

Jun 24th 2016, 6:22 PM 38,472 Views 66 Comments

People have been contacting the Passport Service to ask if they are entitled to a passport following the Brexit result.

# immigration - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud
# Fooled U
# Fooled U

21 people arrested after the US sets up a fake university to stop immigration fraud

Apr 6th 2016, 1:34 PM 21,035 Views 35 Comments

The University of Northern New Jersey even had its own school seal.

# immigration - Thursday 31 March, 2016

'No we are not Isis, no we don't want to kill people, and no we don't want to take over'
# I Am Immigrant
# I Am Immigrant

'No we are not Isis, no we don't want to kill people, and no we don't want to take over'

Mar 31st 2016, 6:38 PM 21,366 Views 105 Comments

Adam Sabbagh speaks about a new documentary about immigration in Ireland.

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder
# I Am Immigrant
# I Am Immigrant

Deciding to make a film on immigration was hard - including anti-immigration group was harder

Mar 31st 2016, 2:19 PM 476 Views 129 Comments

“Do you deny people whose views you find repulsive the oxygen of publicity or do you engage in the hope of teasing out some of the contradictions?”

# immigration - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US
# Tommy O’Malley
# Tommy O’Malley

Watch Ted Cruz describe how he will deport illegal Irish immigrants from the US

Feb 24th 2016, 8:56 AM 44,438 Views 115 Comments

Donald Trump’s rival pulled no punches on the topic.

# immigration - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day
# New York
# New York

Teacher takes legal action over parent-teacher meeting on St Patrick's Day

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:30 PM 24,936 Views 16 Comments

The Irish-American has filed a legal complaint with the NYC Human Right Commission.

# immigration - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today
# Fighting Talk
# Fighting Talk

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today

Feb 18th 2016, 6:45 PM 26,138 Views 112 Comments

Francis said Trump was “not Christian”. Trump called his comments “disgraceful.”

# immigration - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

Feb 16th 2016, 9:56 AM 28,032 Views 90 Comments

The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.

# immigration - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker
# Cologne
# Cologne

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

Jan 14th 2016, 10:19 AM 26,558 Views 171 Comments

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.

# immigration - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Poll reveals fear of terrorism as Lucinda Creighton suggests refugee screening
# Immigration Debate
# Immigration Debate

Poll reveals fear of terrorism as Lucinda Creighton suggests refugee screening

Jan 10th 2016, 4:19 PM 31,099 Views 315 Comments

The Renua leader Lucinda Creighton was speaking following the sex attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve.

# immigration - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Tear gas and water cannon used to disperse far-right Pegida rally in Cologne
# Germany
# Germany

Tear gas and water cannon used to disperse far-right Pegida rally in Cologne

Jan 9th 2016, 5:12 PM 38,405 Views 274 Comments

The rally comes as Angela Merkel backed rules to make deportations easier.

# immigration - Sunday 3 January, 2016

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city
# Street Wars
# Street Wars

When fear and hatred of Irish Catholics set fire to an American city

Jan 3rd 2016, 10:00 PM 48,661 Views 88 Comments

What an explosive, forgotten 172-year-old chapter in Irish-American history can teach us about the world today.

# immigration - Saturday 12 December, 2015

A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland
# Immigration
# Immigration

A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland

Dec 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 27,241 Views 130 Comments

Its goal is to push for legislative and policy change to tackle racism and hate crime.

# immigration - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them
# Mark Chelgren
# Mark Chelgren

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:23 PM 13,862 Views 43 Comments

One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”

# immigration - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Brazilian students continue to flock to Ireland in big numbers
# Hello There
# Hello There

Brazilian students continue to flock to Ireland in big numbers

Oct 20th 2015, 10:27 PM 21,296 Views 75 Comments

Good news if you like coffee, bossa nova music and carnivals.

# immigration - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Donald Trump turned down a "big fat meatball" last night
# Big Fat Door
# Big Fat Door

Donald Trump turned down a "big fat meatball" last night

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:45 AM 16,043 Views 15 Comments

The Republican frontrunner toned down his brash persona.

# immigration - Friday 18 September, 2015

The economy may be on the up, but one in six people born here still live abroad
# Not Coming Home
# Not Coming Home

The economy may be on the up, but one in six people born here still live abroad

Sep 18th 2015, 2:00 AM 11,447 Views 71 Comments

The ‘brain exchange’ of both highly-educated emigrants and immigrants remains a significant threat to an Irish recovery according to a new report.

# immigration - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Aisling Brady McCarthy arrested and set to return to Ireland
# Deportation
# Deportation

Aisling Brady McCarthy arrested and set to return to Ireland

Sep 1st 2015, 9:27 PM 44,212 Views 50 Comments

The Irish woman was arrested by US immigration agents in Boston today.

# immigration - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally
# Tough Line
# Tough Line

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally

Aug 25th 2015, 6:07 PM 13,465 Views 78 Comments

Wages earned will also be taken off illegal workers.

Poll: Should illegal immigrants be jailed for working illegally?
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Poll: Should illegal immigrants be jailed for working illegally?

Aug 25th 2015, 9:28 AM 18,925 Views 160 Comments

Are custodial sentences a step too far?