A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Refugees, migrants and asylum seekers are forced to live in dreadful conditions until their asylum claims are processed, says Irish GP,who is currently working on the Greek island of Lesbos for Médecins Sans Frontières.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
A southern border, a trail of desperate migrants and a wall. These are the central components of a story we have become familiar with, writes
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The migrant crisis and a reform of the international protection system led to a 140% increase in appeals against decisions to deny asylum seeker status in Ireland.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
The group leading a project to bring a refugee family to live in their community says there has been a groundswell of support from the locality despite the hijacking of their information meeting by anti-immigrant activists earlier this week.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
When Donnah Vuma returns to her home in Direct Provision after a hard day’s study at the University of Limerick, she is not allowed to cook dinner for her children, aged 14, 10, and eight.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2018
A 24-year-old man from Co. Cork, who flew to Greece to help refugees, has been accused of human trafficking.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018
Up 10% of asylum seekers have been granted work permits under a new Government system.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
The Government did the right thing when it agreed to take in 25 people from the rescue vessel stranded off the Maltese coast. Reaching for a number — in this case, the number of people who can be taken from one boat and offered refuge in a safe but relatively small country — involves painful calculations in which our human instincts for compassion are pitched against political, economic and cultural realities.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
The Government has announced it is to give an extra €1.25m in funding to Jordan to help with the humanitarian response to the Syria crisis.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
With 258m migrants worldwide, the UN is leading talks that could have a big impact on how countries treat refugees, writes.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
A dedicated crèche facility has been created at a refugee centre in west Waterford to cater for children of migrants awaiting permanent relocation, here.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
A Pakistani man who sought asylum in Ireland after coming here from the UK has lost his appeal alleging he has a right to choose what country he will claim asylum in.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Migrants spoke about their personal experiences at an event for UCC Refugee Week in Cork today.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
International aid agency Concern Worldwide has launched its first ever 360-degree video, which gives viewers a deeper look at the realities facing millions of people living in extreme poverty around the world.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
The Naval Service is set to expand its use of drones after their first deployment on an operational mission proved an outstanding success, capturing critical footage of a people smuggler changing his clothes to blend in with migrants.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Italy has threatened to close its ports to aid groups rescuing migrants off Libya's coast as it struggles to cope with the highest rate of rescues this year, officials said.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
The European Commission is launching legal action against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for failing to take refugees under a legally binding sharing plan agreed by the European Union.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Irish engineering students have devised expandable pod-like shelters with roll-out roofs, some of which can be erected in just 40 minutes, which could help refugees fleeing conflict or famine around the world.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
A fraudster who travelled around the UK taking examinations for refugees to help get them visas or citizenship has been jailed for 32 months.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Donald Trump is considering signing a "brand new order" after his refugee and immigration travel ban was halted in court.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2017
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
A vigil is underway outside Leinster House in a bid to raise awareness of the hundreds of refugee children stranded in France.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Hungary's prime minister is proposing a constitutional amendment that would ban the mass settlement of migrants without parliament's approval.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed suggestions that the influx of refugees over the past year brought Islamic extremism to Germany.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Rescue boats have recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily, a day after 22 corpses were found at the bottom of a smugglers' boat.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai spent her 19th birthday visiting the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as Dadaab camp faces pressure to close after 25 years.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
Amnesty International has published “horrifying” accounts by migrants of exploitation and abuse in Libya, including Christians who were abducted by Islamic State militants and forced into sexual slavery.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Amnesty International has published "horrifying" accounts by migrants of exploitation and abuse in Libya, including Christians who were abducted by Islamic State militants and forced into sexual slavery.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
The Italian navy has recovered the migrant ship that sank off Sicily last year with an estimated 700-800 people aboard in one of the worst known tragedies of the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
Migrant children in northern France are forced into crime and prostitution on a daily basis to secure a place to stay in migrant camps or the promise of passage to Britain, the UN children’s agency said.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
An Eritrean man suspected of running a human trafficking network that sent thousands of migrants to Europe, leaving many to die on the way, has been extradited from Sudan to Italy, officials said.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
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Mon, 30 May, 2016
Fri, 27 May, 2016
At least 20 refugees have died trying to reach Europe after their boat sank off the coast of Libya.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
German chancellor Angela Merkel said she was not worried about the fate of a migrant pact between the EU and Turkey, but said more time was needed to overcome differences with Ankara over visa-free travel for Turks.
Thu, 26 May, 2016
Wed, 25 May, 2016
Turkey has warned it will not move forward on implementing a refugee readmission agreement with the European Union (EU) unless visa requirements are lifted for Turkish citizens without further conditions.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
An aid agency has said 27.8m people around the world were internally displaced by conflicts and natural disasters last year, calling it a global crisis.
Thu, 12 May, 2016