Irish Immigration Blog

New Arrangements for Locum Doctors

The Department of Justice and Equality (Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service – INIS) in conjunction with the Health Service Executive, the Department of Health and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, recently introduced new arrangements under the Atypical Working Scheme in respect of non-EEA national locum doctors engaged in […]

Notice to Students

We have received several queries from students who have been residing in the State that the Department of Justice and Equality is granting Stamp 4 residency to those who have been residing in the State on student conditions on or before 2006. At present, there is no official publication of […]

IRELAND TO ACCEPT MIGRANTS UNDER EU QUOTA

On 13th May 2015, the European Commission announced a European Agenda on Migration in response to recent tragedies in the Mediterranean. The Agenda outlines immediate steps which the EU will take in order to prevent further migrant deaths, as well as long-term strategies designed to improve the EU’s migration system. […]

STATUTORY EFFECT FOR NEW PROCEDURES FOR SUBSIDIARY PROTECTION

The Minister of Justice and Equality has given legal effect to the new procedures for subsidiary protection from 20th April 2015 by the introduction of the EU (Subsidiary Protection) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 S.I. 137 of 2015.   The new law gives legal footing to the already existing arrangements in the […]

Reforms to the Asylum System in the Pipe-Line

Brophy Solicitors welcomes the new proposals to improve the asylum system in Ireland.   On 9th April 2015 the Irish Times reported on proposals drawn up by a Working Group in relation to the asylum system in Ireland. The working group was established by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and Junior […]

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