Asylum

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Funding of €1.3 million to support children, young people and families in the international protection system has been announced. A new funding model aims to enable the Children and Young People's Services Committees (CYPSC) to enhance and expand their delivery of support services, with up to &

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Refugee and migration law expert Professor Cathryn Costello has been appointed as full professor of law at UCD Sutherland School of Law. Professor Costello is currently professor of fundamental rights and co-director of the Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School in Berlin, and Andrew W.

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A new UN report has urged the Irish government to legislate to recognise stateless people and protect their rights. The Mapping Statelessness in Ireland report launched today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, notes that Ireland has ratified the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Pers

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New UK government plans to deport asylum seekers who arrive irregularly and exclude them from modern slavery and human rights protections have been sharply criticised by lawyers and human rights campaigners. Home Secretary Suella Braverman KC yesterday introduced the Illegal Migration Bill, which pr

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UK government plans to address the asylum claim backlog by asking around 12,000 applicants to complete a new questionnaire risks introducing "more injustice" into the asylum seeker, human rights campaigners have warned. According to reports, the Home Office is to begin sending an 11-page questionnai

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Ukrainian refugees in Ireland will benefit from a 12-month extension to their temporary protection permissions, the government has announced. Some 75,000 people fleeing the war in Ukraine have been granted temporary protection in Ireland since 9 March 2022. Each permission is granted for a period of

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The UK government's plan to deport migrants to Rwanda is lawful, the High Court in London has ruled. The court ruled yesterday that the scheme did not fall foul of the UN's Refugee Convention on human rights laws.

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Stephen Kirwan explores the potential impact of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Camara v Belgium on the approach of the Irish authorities to the accommodation of international protection applicants. In the first case of its kind, the European Court of Human Rights recently gran

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