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  • 27/06/2018   Ministers Flanagan and Stanton announce enhanced access to the labour market for asylum seekers
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  • 21/05/2018   Ministers Flanagan and Stanton congratulate 3,500 new Irish citizens from over 120 countries
    The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD, will today (Monday) congratulate approximately 3,500 new Irish citizens originating from over 120 countries across three Citizenship Ceremonies in the Killarney Convention Centre, Co Kerry.
  • 21/05/2018   Minister Flanagan announces continuing growth in numbers living in Ireland for work or study, and ongoing rise in tourist visa applications
    The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, today published ‘Immigration in Ireland: Annual Review 2017’. The publication includes updated statistics for all aspects of immigration in Ireland, and also identifies key policy and operational developments during 2017 as well as some areas of future focus.
  • 16/05/2018   Minister Flanagan announces moves to strengthen border security
    The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, today announced a start date of May 25th for the Irish Passenger Information Unit, the body which will receive Passenger Name Recognition (PNR) data from carriers and exchange data and processing results with other EU States and with Europol.
  • 12/05/2018   Ministers Flanagan and Stanton announce opening of the new humanitarian admissions programme
    The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD, have today (Saturday) launched the first call for nominations under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP) Humanitarian Admission Programme 2 (IHAP). Citizens, beneficiaries of international protection, and programme refugees can propose eligible family members for consideration for admission to Ireland. IHAP is part of the Ministers’ plans to deliver on Ireland’s commitments to address the migration crisis.
  • 19/04/2018   Minister of State Stanton Welcomes Ireland’s Results in Special Eurobarometer on Immigrant Integration
    Mr David Stanton T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration, has welcomed the results of Special Eurobarometer 469 which saw Ireland score highly amongst EU member states in terms of perceptions on immigrant integration.
  • 06/04/2018   Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, launches revamped website highlighting the crime of human trafficking in Ireland
    The newly designed site provides a user-friendly overview of how the crime manifests in Ireland, how members of the public can spot and report the signs of trafficking, and how the State supports these victims once identified.
  • 24/03/2018   Minster of State Stanton opens “Promoting Political Engagement of Migrants 2018”
    The Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration at the Department of Justice and Equality, Mr. David Stanton T.D., today opened and participated in “Promoting Political Engagement of Migrants 2018” at The Atrium in the Department of Justice and Equality’s offices in St. Stephen’s Green. The event brings up to 100 migrant community leaders from all over the State together with a panel of representatives from Irish political parties and groupings and seeks to inspire and equip participants to spread some key message among their communities: Everyone has the right to vote in local elections and it’s important to use this vote Everyone also has the right to run in local elections and migrants are encouraged to either take this step themselves or encourage/support community members to do so
  • 23/03/2018   Ministers Flanagan and Stanton welcome final arrivals from Greece under EU relocation programme
    The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State with responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD, today welcomed the arrival of 129 people into Ireland under the EU’s relocation programme. The Ministers are pleased to announce that this signifies the successful conclusion of Ireland’s participation in the EU relocation programme in Greece. Ireland has now received all the asylum seekers available for relocation to Ireland from Greece following the arrival of a special charter flight in Baldonnel this afternoon.
  • 21/03/2018   Funding announced to support migrant integration in local communities
    The Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration at the Department of Justice and Equality, Mr. David Stanton T.D., launched the Communities Integration Fund 2018. He announced that €500,000 is available from the Office for Promotion of Migrant Integration in 2018 to support community organisations to promote migrant integration, raise intercultural awareness and combat racism in their local communities.
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