Immigration

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The Burgh Quay registration office is set to reopen for first-time immigration registrations for people living in Dublin on Monday for the first time since December. First-time registrations cannot be done online because the person needs to have their photograph and their fingerprints taken during t

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Immigration and international protection permissions have been temporarily extended for a further five months. People who held a valid permission to be in the State in March 2020 will be legally permitted to remain until 20 September 2021, even if their Irish Residence Permit (IRP) card has expired

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Partners of Irish citizens will be able to enter the country and access the job market more quickly under a new preclearance system announced yesterday. The system will enable enable de facto partners of Irish citizens who are nationals of a country from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to a

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Plans to phase out the direct provision system of accommodation for asylum seekers by 2024 have been set out by the government in a white paper published this morning. Children's Minister Roderic O'Gorman, whose portfolio includes the direct provision system, said the new system will be run "on a no

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Asylum seekers will be able to seek work in Ireland six months after making their application for international protection under new rules announced today. Applicants previously had to wait nine months to apply for permission to work. They will now be able to apply after six months and their permiss

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Immigration and international protection permissions have been temporarily extended for a further two months. This is the sixth extension announced by Justice Minister Helen McEntee since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and the third described as "final".

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The immigration registration office in Burgh Quay, Dublin has reopened for first-time registrations following the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions. First-time registrations were not possible while the office was closed because of the requirement to take biometrics, i.e. fingerprints, during the p

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The Home Office's widely-condemned "hostile environment" measures breached equality law with particular impact on black members of the Windrush generation, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said. The equality watchdog's new assessment highlights that that the negative consequences

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Immigration and international protection permissions have been extended for a fifth and possibly final time. Justice Minister Helen McEntee today announced the temporary extension for permissions that are due to expire between 20 September 2020 and 20 January 2021.

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Mr Justice Max Barrett has criticised the State for an "appallingly protracted" 18-month delay in a deportation case. The case concerned a Pakistani woman and her daughter who came to Ireland in 2014, joining the woman's brother who had been a UK and EU citizen since 2001. The move came after the wo

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