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#Migration

# migration - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Irish lorry driver who fought extradition to the UK is now in police custody there

Eamonn Harrison faces charges over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants.

# migration - Monday 2 March, 2020

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

# migration - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Up to 2,900 refugees will be given sanctuary in Ireland over the next four years

3,151 people have arrived to Ireland through a refugee programme since 2015.

# migration - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Department of Justice declines to comment on reports of migrants going missing

Some of the 16 Kurdish migrants found on a ferry in Rosslare on Thursday have reportedly left a reception centre.

# migration - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

25 migrants found alive in refrigerated container on boat going to Britain

The people found received medical attention at the port.

# migration - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Up to 4.8m unauthorised migrants lived in Europe in 2017 - that's less than 1% of the population

An ‘unauthorised migrant’ was defined as a foreigner who entered the country illegally, or asylum seekers waiting to be processed.

# migration - Monday 4 November, 2019

41 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

The men and boys found in the truck were mostly in good condition.

# migration - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

EU accused of 'divisive rhetoric' after appointing Vice President for 'Protecting Our Way of Life'

This title is a rebranding of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship portfolio.

# migration - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids Ice

Hundreds of undocumented migrants detained in US immigration raids

Some of the migrants will be released with electronic ankle monitors as they await a court hearing.

# migration - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

One year after the scandal first emerged, why is debate raging again about Trump's child detention camps?

The detention centres have been compared to prisons and concentration camps.

# migration - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

FactCheck: Does this tweet show the decline of the 'ethnic Irish' population from 2040 onward?

It’s been claimed that Project Ireland 2040 will lead to a decline in Ireland’s native population – but is this true?

# migration - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Ireland to accept migrants from Malta following EU deal to relocate almost 300 people

49 migrants stranded at sea for weeks arrived in Malta today following the deal.

# migration - Monday 31 December, 2018

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings Immigration This post contains videos

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

# migration - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Archaic' visa law in Ireland keeping people from their families this Christmas

Shashank Chakerwarti said changes introduced this year also interfere with business trips which are often planned last-minute.

# migration - Friday 14 December, 2018

7-year-old girl dies in custody after Border Patrol arrest

The Washington Post reports the girl died of dehydration and shock more than eight hours after she was arrested.

# migration - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Migrants are vital to the wellbeing of society': Study finds common myths about immigrants are false

The two-year research was published in the medical journal The Lancet.

# migration - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Honestly, we are in a mess': Kofi Annan lashed out at global leaders in one of his final interviews

“Today, leaders are going in the wrong direction.”

# migration - Friday 29 June, 2018

EU leaders agree migration deal after all-night Brussels talks

Italy’s hardline new premier said his country was “no longer alone”.

# migration - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Merkel warns that migration 'could decide Europe's destiny'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the warning hours before a Brussels summit with other EU leaders.

'Time is running out' - Varadkar joins EU leaders to talk Brexit and migration

Deep divisions are expected to surface over migration.

# migration - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

Migration across the Mediterranean Sea is down sharply from last year but it is dominating Europe’s political agenda.

# migration - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Trump says to prosecute migrants 'you have to take the children away'

US officials say more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

# migration - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'Building walls will not solve this problem. Neither can the EU provide a home for everyone'

The issue might not be in the headlines now, but it could be very quickly, writes Brian Hayes MEP.

# migration - Friday 10 November, 2017

Concern after 15 swans killed by power lines in Co Donegal

At least 15 of the migratory birds have died at power lines in Carrigans in the northern county in recent times.

# migration - Sunday 10 September, 2017

'Ireland is well placed to respond to the needs of migrants and refugees'

The Catholic Church wants to play a part in welcoming refugees here, Bishop Kevin Doran writes.

# migration - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

A non-EU parent has a right to residency if their child is an EU citizen

An EU court ruled on the case of a Venezuelan woman who entered the Netherlands as a visitor and had a child with a Dutch national.

# migration - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# migration - Saturday 19 November, 2016

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

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

# migration - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# migration - Friday 23 September, 2016

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

# migration - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK

David Davis says there may be a cut off date for migrants who’ve settled in the UK.

# migration - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Three arrested after 26 women report sexual assaults at German music festival

The mostly young women said they were encircled and groped by groups of men.

# migration - Saturday 21 November, 2015

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter

The plan is to kill mostly calves and females.

# migration - Monday 2 November, 2015

There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise

United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.

# migration - Saturday 26 September, 2015

# migration - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Tears of joy as Germany welcomes refugee trains streaming into Munich

Over 6,000 people have already arrived and tens of thousands more are expected in the coming weeks.

# migration - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Britain is planning to jail immigrants who are working illegally

Wages earned will also be taken off illegal workers.

# migration - Sunday 26 April, 2015

The swallows are back from Africa and that means summer has officially begun

Don’t forget these little guys are a protected species…

# migration - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)

A new website has been launched to offer advice to emigrants, tapping into the wisdom of 500 who already have.

# migration - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The unemployment rate has been revised down even further

A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.

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