Immigration

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Senior Northern Ireland lawyers have shared concerns over the impact on the rule of law of the UK's proposed Illegal Migration Bill. The bill, which is currently before the House of Lords, was the focus of the inaugural event hosted by The Bar of Northern Ireland's new rule of law committee, which t

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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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The immigration rules relating to the UK's EU Settlement Scheme are so poorly drafted that they may "lack the clarity of law", a judge in the Upper Tribunal has said. The comments were made in a case in which the Home Secretary appealed a decision of the First-tier Tribunal, which had found in favou

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Ireland's Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP), popularly dubbed the "golden visa" scheme, is to close to new applications. Introduced in 2012, the IIP was a pathway for non-EEA nationals to secure an immigration permission in Ireland on the basis of long-term investment in a range of options approved

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A single application procedure for employment permits and immigration permissions is set to be introduced. At present, a person from outside the European Economic Area who is seeking to work in Ireland has to first make an application to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment for a work

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The Immigrant Council of Ireland has joined calls on the government to provide clarity to those who applied for the Afghan admissions programme and have not yet received a decision. Only a small number of approvals have been issued under the Afghan admission programme despite 528 applications being

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Russia and Belarus have been removed from the list of countries whose nationals can avail of the short-stay visa waiver programme to travel to Ireland. The programme allows nationals of certain countries who have entered the UK on foot of certain UK short-stay visas to travel to Ireland without need

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The UK's decision to deport a Nigerian man following a criminal conviction, despite him having been granted indefinite leave to remain more than a decade prior, did not violate his human rights, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled. In the case of Otite v the United Kingdom, the ECtH

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James McGovern has joined immigration consultancy Fragomen Ireland as a senior immigration consultant. Prior to joining Fragomen, Mr McGovern provided advice and assistance to non-EEA nationals across a broad range of areas including international protection, naturalisation, domestic immigration per

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Immigration solicitor Samantha Arnold has joined immigration consultancy Fragomen Ireland as a manager. Ms Arnold assists international businesses in relocating their employees and their families to Ireland. Prior to joining Fragomen, she was a practising solicitor in Ireland specialising in corpora

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Immigration law expert Fiona Hurley has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre. Ms Hurley has served as the NGO's interim CEO since March 2022, having previously managed its legal advocacy service and later its policy and communications service.

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