Irish Immigration Blog

Change of Status Applications (October 2010)

In October, we gave some tips on applications to change immigration status, for example from Stamp 3 to Stamp 4. As always, we would be interested to hear how applicants are getting on with these applications.. CHANGE OF STATUS APPLICATIONS The Immigration Section of Brophy Solicitors noticed in October that […]

Review of Leave to Remain cases? (September 2010)

You may recall that back in August, the Irish Times reported a review by the Department of Justice, of applications for leave to remain that had been pending for five years or more. In our weekly update, we followed up on this with the Department and reported what we found […]

Decisions on Naturalization: Absurd and Illogical? (September 2010)

Back in September, we had good news that one of our Somali clients had been finally granted family reunification for his wife, after a very long wait. And other good news that the husband of an Irish national client was issued with a stamp 4 residency permit. This prompted some […]


Back in September, we noticed a rise in the queries in on citizenship. Many of our clients expressed worries about the delays they experienced in their applications being decided. We had this to say in our weekly update in September. Our new year update will follow soon!  APPLYING FOR IRISH […]

EU Treaty Rights Update (September 2010)

Welcome to our first posting! We are starting with our update on EU Treaty Rights that was in our weekly newsletter in September 2010. We will be posting weekly updates on immigration matters and we welcome your comments!  EU TREATY RIGHTS OBSERVATIONS  This area of immigration law often presents complex […]