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#Visas

# visas - This year 2022

EU ministers agree to suspend Russian visa facilitation deal
# Prague
# Prague

EU ministers agree to suspend Russian visa facilitation deal

Aug 31st 2022, 3:21 PM 17,524 Views 19 Comments

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said member states agreed that relations with Moscow “cannot be business as usual”.

Coveney backs more EU training of Ukrainian troops at foreign ministers meeting in Prague
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Coveney backs more EU training of Ukrainian troops at foreign ministers meeting in Prague

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 7:47 PM 22,591 Views 50 Comments

The ministers are expected to discuss the proposal to restrict Russian visas to the bloc at the two-day meeting.

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks
# Shortage
# Shortage

Ireland facing 'devastating' summer staffing crisis as thousands of visas to expire in two weeks

May 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 66,403 Views 53 Comments

Many non-EU students will have to leave at the end of May unless they are granted an extension.

Several Russian Embassy workers in Dublin are in Ireland on expired visas
# Russia
# Russia

Several Russian Embassy workers in Dublin are in Ireland on expired visas

Mar 8th 2022, 6:11 PM 50,834 Views 0 Comments

The Russian Embassy has 24 Russian nationals working at the site.

McEntee says Ireland 'will not be found wanting' when helping people fleeing Ukraine
# Refugees
# Refugees

McEntee says Ireland 'will not be found wanting' when helping people fleeing Ukraine

Updated Mar 3rd 2022, 1:00 PM 10,705 Views 12 Comments

Under a new proposal, those escaping the conflict will be given a residence permit in EU countries.

# visas - Last year 2021

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers
# Visas
# Visas

UK to offer 800 temporary visas for butchers

Oct 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 33,550 Views 61 Comments

Th UK Government said the measures are temporary are a consequence of a ‘unique range of pressures’.

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

Jun 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 18,995 Views 8 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine
# Visas
# Visas

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese vaccine

Mar 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 12,877 Views 26 Comments

The country has been closed to most foreigners since last March to stem the spread of coronavirus.

# visas - All time

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas
# US
# US

Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas

Jul 14th 2020, 9:19 PM 16,530 Views 9 Comments

ICE had said that international students must leave the country if their classes are only online, or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition.

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas
# Universities
# Universities

Harvard and MIT file legal action over new Trump administration rule on international student visas

Jul 8th 2020, 10:41 PM 23,881 Views 0 Comments

Trump is pushing universities and schools to fully open when the new academic year starts in September.

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months
# Visas
# Visas

Covid-19 in Ireland: Immigration permissions due to expire to be automatically extended for two months

Mar 20th 2020, 10:17 PM 61,794 Views 27 Comments

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan announced the “exceptional measure” this evening.

New hope for Irish workers who could get access to thousands of US visas
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

New hope for Irish workers who could get access to thousands of US visas

Mar 15th 2019, 1:09 AM 19,880 Views 27 Comments

It is now understood that US President Donald Trump has personally spoken to Senator Cotton about his opposition to the bill.

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

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

Dec 24th 2018, 6:00 AM 63,268 Views 101 Comments

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

US visa bill for Irish graduates set to be casualty of 'mayhem and crisis' in Washington
# Fall At The Final Hurdle
# Fall At The Final Hurdle

US visa bill for Irish graduates set to be casualty of 'mayhem and crisis' in Washington

Dec 21st 2018, 5:11 PM 21,362 Views 38 Comments

It looks like it won’t pass the Senate in time today.

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people
# Going Stateside
# Going Stateside

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 38,929 Views 16 Comments

It’s not a done deal yet, but advocates are cautiously optimistic about a big win.

Garda frustration as suspected pimp retains permission to stay in Ireland
# Sex Crime
# Sex Crime

Garda frustration as suspected pimp retains permission to stay in Ireland

Nov 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 48,793 Views 79 Comments

The man currently has no serious convictions.

Cameroon athletes go missing during Commonwealth games
# Visas
# Visas

Cameroon athletes go missing during Commonwealth games

Apr 11th 2018, 9:22 AM 34,003 Views 30 Comments

The disappearances have triggered suspicion that the athletes want to overstay their visas in Australia.

Travellers to the US to be asked for their social media history
# EPapers Please
# EPapers Please

Travellers to the US to be asked for their social media history

Mar 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 84,945 Views 102 Comments

Applicants will be required to identify which they use.

'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 20,081 Views 63 Comments

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

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Apr 18th 2017, 7:46 AM 52,735 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed
# Visas
# Visas

Gang who flew in Lithuanian brides to UK as part of sham marriage scam jailed

Mar 10th 2017, 6:26 PM 10,604 Views 0 Comments

People involved in the scam swapped roles in fake bridal parties.

Thinking of heading the US this summer? There are loads more J-1s going around
# Land Of The Free
# Land Of The Free

Thinking of heading the US this summer? There are loads more J-1s going around

Feb 15th 2017, 5:49 PM 16,784 Views 21 Comments

There are 7,000 slots available this year, and all applicants will need to provide proof of a pre-arranged job.

Mexicans can enter Canada without a visa from December onwards
# Adios
# Adios

Mexicans can enter Canada without a visa from December onwards

Jun 30th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,941 Views 43 Comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the move will “make it easier for our Mexican friends to visit Canada.”

If you're thinking of a J1 the new job rules shouldn't stop you (as long as you don't delay)
# Rite Of Passage
# Rite Of Passage

If you're thinking of a J1 the new job rules shouldn't stop you (as long as you don't delay)

Dec 12th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,699 Views 3 Comments

You need a job before you go out, so go get one.

Fears over 'an abrupt end to the J1 system' are getting real
# Home Of The Brave
# Home Of The Brave

Fears over 'an abrupt end to the J1 system' are getting real

Oct 7th 2015, 10:33 AM 31,783 Views 56 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny says US officials “seem bent” on changing the rules.

10 reasons why the J1 is an essential Irish experience
# J1 Hun
From The Daily Edge
# J1 Hun

10 reasons why the J1 is an essential Irish experience

Aug 18th 2015, 5:51 PM 6,470 Views 1 Comment

A crazy time. But a great time.

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight
# Emigration
# Emigration

Gone in 12 minutes: Canadian visas for new Irish emigrants were snapped up tonight

Apr 14th 2015, 9:24 PM 57,571 Views 103 Comments

The online application portal opened at 7pm and shut minutes later.

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy
# Migrants
# Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

Apr 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,118 Views 46 Comments

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Citizenship and visa applications reach all time high

Jan 26th 2015, 5:37 PM 18,155 Views 220 Comments

Some 172,000 new applications were received in 2014.

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year
# Who Goes There?
# Who Goes There?

School-leavers and graduates make up larger chunk of emigrants than last year

Sep 30th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,047 Views 16 Comments

18-29 year-olds comprise a whopping 78% of Irish visa applicants.

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion
# Visas
# Visas

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

Aug 22nd 2014, 4:52 PM 12,066 Views 84 Comments

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed
# Emigration
# Emigration

Just 44 out of 2,500 Canadian visas for young professionals claimed

Mar 25th 2014, 3:42 PM 29,115 Views 36 Comments

Almost 4,000 working holiday visas were snapped up in less than 10 minutes earlier this month.

Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes
# Crazy Eh?
# Crazy Eh?

Irish people snap up nearly 4,000 Canadian visas – in 10 minutes

Mar 14th 2014, 11:32 AM 22,578 Views 97 Comments

One person got visa number 301 just two minutes after registration opened.

UK visa changes will boost Irish tourism numbers - Shatter
# Tourism
# Tourism

UK visa changes will boost Irish tourism numbers - Shatter

Oct 17th 2013, 3:30 PM 10,255 Views 41 Comments

The Justice Minister says that the Common Travel Area with the UK will allow Ireland attract thousands of Chinese tourists.

Column: What you need to know about applying for a visa
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What you need to know about applying for a visa

Aug 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 441 Views 25 Comments

Both work and holiday visas to locations like Australia, Canada and New Zealand are growing in popularity… but which one is best for you? Edwina Shanahan explains.

Couple take fight to High Court to get daughter back from China
# Immigration
# Immigration

Couple take fight to High Court to get daughter back from China

Apr 25th 2013, 2:56 PM 17,976 Views 108 Comments

Three-year-old Jiayi Shao has been in China since 2009.

White House defends leaked plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants
# Immigration
# Immigration

White House defends leaked plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants

Feb 18th 2013, 9:04 AM 70,009 Views 17 Comments

During his State of the Union address last week, Obama urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the next few months.

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year
# News You Missed
# News You Missed

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Jan 6th 2013, 8:15 PM 18,501 Views 16 Comments

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

Australian visa price hike criticised
# Emigration Nation
# Emigration Nation

Australian visa price hike criticised

Oct 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 14,629 Views 20 Comments

The move has been criticised by tourism boards which believe it will price them out of the backpacker market.

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE - report
# UAE
# UAE

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE - report

Sep 18th 2012, 10:46 AM 4,750 Views 6 Comments

Tourists from Asian countries who make up a large chunk of the UAE’s population will need a college degree to stop rampant immigration.

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