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#Immigration

# immigration - Sunday 12 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

Feb 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,574 Views 79 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?

# immigration - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Eight people deported as gardaí mount immigration operation in Louth
# Detained
# Detained

Eight people deported as gardaí mount immigration operation in Louth

Feb 11th 2017, 7:43 AM 32,676 Views 94 Comments

All eight have been repatriated since the incident last week.

# immigration - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Here's exactly what the Attorney General said before Donald Trump fired her
# Letter To Lawyers
# Letter To Lawyers

Here's exactly what the Attorney General said before Donald Trump fired her

Jan 31st 2017, 10:29 AM 44,384 Views 93 Comments

“I am responsible for ensuring the positions we take in court remain consistent with the institution’s solemn obligation to always seek justice and stand for what is right.”

# immigration - Saturday 28 January, 2017

US immigration attorney warns undocumented Irish to 'remain silent or you'll be gone very quickly'
# No Sanctuary
# No Sanctuary

US immigration attorney warns undocumented Irish to 'remain silent or you'll be gone very quickly'

Jan 28th 2017, 7:10 AM 49,232 Views 59 Comments

Between 11 and 12 million illegal immigrants are believed to be living in the US, some 50,000 of those are understood to be Irish.

# immigration - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?

Jan 26th 2017, 9:17 AM 31,709 Views 173 Comments

The controversial project could cost billions and may not stem illegal immigration.

# immigration - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Trump takes first step towards building Mexican wall
# It Won't Be Easy
# It Won't Be Easy

Trump takes first step towards building Mexican wall

Jan 25th 2017, 6:54 AM 36,268 Views 133 Comments

Much of the land needed to build the wall is privately owned, implying lengthy legal proceedings and political blowback.

# immigration - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary
# Tweeting Up A Storm
# Tweeting Up A Storm

'I intend to say well done to our social media team and give them a raise' - Michael O'Leary

Jan 24th 2017, 1:04 PM 49,502 Views 49 Comments

The Ryanair CEO was in flying form this morning at the launch of the airline’s winter schedule for 2017.

Two Aer Lingus employees and Chinese national in court over alleged illegal immigration operation
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Two Aer Lingus employees and Chinese national in court over alleged illegal immigration operation

Jan 24th 2017, 12:04 PM 26,239 Views 0 Comments

The three appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice.

Three men at centre of Dublin Airport human trafficking case to appear in court today
# People Smuggling
# People Smuggling

Three men at centre of Dublin Airport human trafficking case to appear in court today

Jan 24th 2017, 7:09 AM 17,821 Views 0 Comments

Two Aer Lingus staff were among those arrested at Dublin Airport yesterday.

People smuggling in Ireland: 'We need to ask, why are they taking this route?'
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

People smuggling in Ireland: 'We need to ask, why are they taking this route?'

Jan 24th 2017, 12:05 AM 18,647 Views 49 Comments

Yesterday, three men were arrested in connection with people smuggling queries – last year, 4,000 people were refused entry at Irish ports.

# immigration - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Far-right leader says Germany 'has to close its borders'
# Berlin Attack
# Berlin Attack

Far-right leader says Germany 'has to close its borders'

Dec 21st 2016, 3:45 PM 12,495 Views 103 Comments

Frauke Petry, who leads the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, has hit out at Angela Merkel.

# 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 25,432 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 35,402 Views 163 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 41,381 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 23,529 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 38,898 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 18,150 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 11,434 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 21,009 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 80,825 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 35,466 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 37,769 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 26,393 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 20,952 Views 106 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 32,573 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 19,140 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 19,125 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 11,051 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 22,059 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 46,901 Views 80 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 12,538 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 38,590 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 21,054 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 21,413 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 533 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 44,461 Views 114 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 24,964 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 26,151 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 28,065 Views 86 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 26,580 Views 172 Comments

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