Citizenship

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Family migration rules have been amended for people in Northern Ireland in line with the deal struck in January to restore devolution. Under the new immigration rules, family members of British or dual British-Irish citizens from Northern Ireland will be able to apply for status under the EU settlem

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British citizenship laws should be rewritten to allow people born in Northern Ireland to choose whether to be treated as a British citizen or as an Irish citizen, a new report has recommended. London barrister Alison Harvey of No5 Chambers produced the legal analysis for the Irish Human Rights and E

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A significant case concerning the lawfulness of the process under which Irish citizenship can be revoked will be considered by the Supreme Court under an expedited process. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission was today granted the role of amicus curiae in the case, Ali Charaf Damache v th

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Almost 2,000 people received Irish citizenship today in the first citizenship ceremonies to take place since a controversial High Court ruling five months ago. In an unexpected decision in July, Mr Justice Max Barrett ruled that the requirement for “one year’s continuous residence in the

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The Government is treating a surprise High Court ruling which tightens the residence requirement for citizenship applicants as an "urgent priority", ministers have said. Last week, Mr Justice Max Barrett ruled that applicants for citizenship must not have left the State at all in the year leading up

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The Home Office has been granted a six-month adjournment in the First-tier Tribunal in a high-profile dispute over an Irish woman's access to a UK immigration scheme for EU nationals. Immigration rights campaigner Emma DeSouza is currently fighting to bring her husband to Northern Ireland

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Professor Colin Harvey, an expert in human rights at QUB School of Law, has been announced as a speaker at a Belfast rally in support of a woman's campaign to be treated as an Irish citizen. Immigration rights campaigner Emma DeSouza is currently fighting to bring her husband to Northern Ireland as

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Two people who came to Ireland as refugees but subsequently naturalised as Irish citizens have failed in their court bid to access the family reunification scheme. Ms Justice Marie Baker, sitting in the Court of Appeal, today handed down judgment in the test cases ‘MAM’ and ‘KN&rsq

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