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Ireland is in breach of EU law and is not fulfiling its obligations to asylum seekers under a directive which became legally binding a year ago, a new report has warned. The Irish Refugee Council (IRC) analysed Ireland's implementation of the EU Reception Conditions Directive, which the Government o

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The Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) opened 169 legal cases last year, a 17 per cent increase on the year before, according to new figures. The NGO, which runs an independent law centre, has called for urgent immigration reform as it launches its Impact Report 2018.

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The Supreme Court has ruled that the arrest of a 26-year-old man, who had applied for residency on the basis of his father’s marriage to an EU national, was unlawful and that he was not detained in accordance with the law. The arrest was made prior to the refusal of his application, and Mr Jus

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An end to indefinite immigration detention in the UK could save around £30 million per year, according to a new report. Human rights group Liberty commissioned not-for-profit economic data specialists Cambridge Econometrics to examine the economic impact of scrapping indefinite immigration det

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An agreement has been reached in mediation between a number of Government departments and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) in a case relating to human trafficking and labour exploitation on the Irish fishing fleet. The ITF brought High Court proceedings seeking an immediate mora

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Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre, will launch a new three-year strategy tomorrow as it marks the formal opening of its new Cork premises. The rights group has also unveiled a new logo and mobile-friendly website which was developed following funding from the EU Asylum, Migration and Integ

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Ireland's re-entry visa system will be abolished with effect from next month, the Government announced today. Under the system, visa-required nationals who live in Ireland and who wish to travel to and from the country have been obliged to apply for a re-entry visa in advance of travel.

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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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