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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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Stalled legislation on family reunification should be allowed to move forward in order for Ireland to meet its international obligations, a senator has said. The International Protection (Family Reunification) (Amendment) Bill 2017 has passed all stages in the Seanad and second stage in the Dá

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The Ombudsman, Peter Tyndall, has called for his remit to be extended to include how asylum applications are assessed by the Minister for Justice. Mr Tyndall appeared before the Oireachtas joint committee on justice and equality this morning to discuss the Direct Provision system.

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