Immigration

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Immigration permissions due to expire between 20 May and 20 July 2020 will be automatically extended for two months, Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced. The measure includes people in Ireland on short stay visas or awaiting first registration, as well as those whose permissions were alr

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Immigration permissions due to expire in the next two months will be automatically extended in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The registration office in Burgh Quay in Dublin has closed for the coming weeks with immediate effect because its high footfall carries an increased risk of COVID-19 t

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The number of deportations from Ireland rose sharply last year, with almost twice as many deportations in 2019 as in the two previous years. The Department of Justice carried out 293 enforced deportations in 2019, compared to 163 in 2018 and 140 in 2017, the Irish Independent reports.

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Demand for H-1B visas to work in the United States has increased because of American economic growth, Tully Rinckey has said. The US-based firm, which opened an office in Dublin in 2018, has said it expects demand for the visas to significantly exceed the annual cap.

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No low-skilled workers will be awarded visas from January 2021 under the UK's proposed post-Brexit immigration system, unveiled today by Home Secretary Priti Patel. The points-based system will see applicants assigned points based on specific skills, qualifications, salaries or professions, and visa

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Immigration lawyers in Northern Ireland have raised £1,000 for human trafficking charity Flourish NI. The funds were raised at a series of events hosted by the Law Society of Northern Ireland's Immigration Practitioner Group (IPG) last year.

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Employment permit rules are set to be eased to address immediate labour shortages in key sectors such as hospitality, construction, health and road haulage. Business Minister Heather Humphreys announced the changes, which will apply to workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) from 1 Jan

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