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.
Published 28 May 2019
Home Office rules on determining if asylum seekers are younger than 18 are unlawful, senior judges have ruled.
Published 24 May 2019
Associate Ciarán Ahern and solicitor Patrick O'Neill in the employment, pensions and incentives team at A&L Goodbody examine recent changes to the Irish immigration regime.
Published 16 May 2019
An end to indefinite immigration detention in the UK could save around £30 million per year, according to a new report.
Published 9 May 2019
Two people have been arrested in connection with suspected human trafficking for the purpose of domestic servitude in a PSNI first.
Published 1 May 2019
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.
Published 30 April 2019
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.
Published 25 April 2019
Ireland's re-entry visa system will be abolished with effect from next month, the Government announced today.
Published 12 April 2019
Revised UK immigration rules go "against the grain" of the Good Friday Agreement because they remove the right of Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be treated as EU nationals, human rights chiefs have warned.
Published 2 April 2019
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.
Published 29 March 2019
Indefinite immigration detention should be brought to an end and there should be greater judicial oversight of the system as the Home Office has demonstrated a "shockingly cavalier" attitude in its approach to immigration detention and has overseen serious failings in almost every area of the immigration detention process, a new report by the Home Affairs Committee has found.
Published 22 March 2019
The spouses and partners of highly-skilled workers coming to Ireland from outside the EEA will now have immediate and full access to the Irish labour market without the need for an employment permit.
Published 6 March 2019
Plans to deploy immigration officials to Dublin's lead homelessness agency have been approved by Cabinet.
Published 5 March 2019
The head of Ireland's International Protection Office (IPO) has been elected to chair the management board of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO).
Published 19 February 2019
Northern Ireland should have its own shortage occupation list to support the local manufacturing and agri-food sectors, solicitor Conor McCrory has said.
Published 15 February 2019