Irish citizenship laws should be amended to clarify the requirement for applicants to be of "good character", a law lecturer has said.
Published 27 August 2020
New immigration rules allowing for family members of people in Northern Ireland to apply for status under the EU settlement scheme have come into force.
Published 24 August 2020
The process under which Irish citizenship can be revoked lacks robust procedural safeguards, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has said.
Published 17 June 2020
The high-profile legal battle between campaigner Emma DeSouza and the Home Office has come to an end following changes to the Immigration Rules.
Published 21 May 2020
Family migration rules have been amended for people in Northern Ireland in line with the deal struck in January to restore devolution.
Published 15 May 2020
British citizenship laws should be rewritten to allow people born in Northern Ireland to choose whether to be treated as a British citizen or as an Irish citizen, a new report has recommended.
Published 27 March 2020
A significant case concerning the lawfulness of the process under which Irish citizenship can be revoked will be considered by the Supreme Court under an expedited process.
Published 28 January 2020
Proposals to reform family reunification rules for people in Northern Ireland have been welcomed by immigration rights campaigner Emma DeSouza.
Published 10 January 2020
The High Court in London has today ruled the £1,012 fee the Home Office charges children to register as British citizens is unlawful.
Published 19 December 2019
Almost 2,000 people received Irish citizenship today in the first citizenship ceremonies to take place since a controversial High Court ruling five months ago.
Published 9 December 2019
The Court of Appeal has overturned a landmark High Court ruling which adopted an "unduly rigid" interpretation of the residency criteria for Irish citizenship applicants.
Published 15 November 2019
People who were born in Northern Ireland and identify as Irish are still British citizens, the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) has ruled.
Published 14 October 2019
Fewer British passports and more Irish passports are being issued to residents of Northern Ireland, figures reveal.
Published 12 August 2019
Ciarán Ahern, associate in employment law at A&L Goodbody, writes on the urgent need for new legislation following a recent court ruling on the citizenship process.
Published 7 August 2019
The Government is treating a surprise High Court ruling which tightens the residence requirement for citizenship applicants as an "urgent priority", ministers have said.
Published 19 July 2019