A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
One of the lorry drivers involved in a suspected conspiracy to traffic human beings into the UK were allegedly being paid up to €1,000 per trafficked person, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
The European Union has warned countries running lucrative schemes granting passports and visas to rich foreigners to toughen checks on applicants amid concern they could be flouting security and tax laws.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019
An Irish charity worker who was released on bail from a Greek prison yesterday has told of his determination to continue his work to highlight the plight of illegal migrants.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2018
Ireland will need major inward migration of construction workers if the industry is to achieve targets for new housing.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
The US and Europe are no longer welcoming, so they should foster peace in war-zones to facilitate development and offset the need for people to leave, suggests.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2018
Mad, bad, or dangerous to know? How can we understand the criminal mind and the commission of crimes? Are these prompted by wickedness and the desire for gain or revenge, or by the workings of a disordered mind?
Wed, 01 Aug, 2018
Nearly 69 million people worldwide – the highest number ever recorded – were forcibly displaced from their homes due to war and persecution at the end of 2017, according to the UN’s refugee agency.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2018
EU leaders agreed a compromise deal to tackle the migration crisis following late-night talks in Brussels.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
The appointment of Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right Lega party, as Italy’s new interior minister, has already lead to a showdown on migration in the Mediterranean.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
I had a conversation with a west Donegal man in the lead-up to Christmas who urged me in the strongest possible terms, to write about what he had to say.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
The prime ministers of Hungary and Poland have said their countries' anti-immigration policies are gaining strength within the European Union.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have announced that they plan to spend around €35m to beef up European Union borders as they come under pressure for refusing to accept refugee quotas.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
The bodies of 23 people have been recovered from the Mediterranean after the dinghy they were travelling in sank.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
In significant judgements the Court of Appeal has overturned refusals by the Minister for Justice to allow the non-Irish national spouses of three Irish citizens either enter or remain with them in the State,
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
The Dail has been told the government does not support proposals to regularise the position of undocumented migrants here.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Smugglers have thrown some 280 migrants into the sea off the coast of Yemen in the last two days, causing more than 50 to drown and leaving over 30 missing, the UN migration agency has said.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
The European Union will allow members to restrict sales of inflatable boats and outboard motors to Libya in an effort to stop dangerous migrant smuggling across the Mediterranean.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has outlined a plan to address the high number of migrants arriving in the country.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
"People are fleeing poverty, they are fleeing violence."
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
An airline passenger who was being deported from Britain by immigration officials has been filmed shouting and crying for help.
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017
Former Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald ordered an overhaul of preparations for a mass exodus of “refugees” from Northern Ireland in the event of chaos breaking out after the Anglo-Irish Agreement.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Seasonal goodwill, my eye. The woman on the bus has placed, nay barricaded, her suitcase into the seat beside her and is looking ahead with a dead, glassy stare in the hope of putting off potential neighbours.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
Enda Kenny has ruled out looking for a side deal with the UK before the Brexit talks begin.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
If a parentless child is sleeping in the charred remains of a burnt-out camp in Calais, you don’t tell them that the ‘relocation of asylum-seekers is a complex and sensitive process’, writes .
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
The Government will be urged to immediately take in up to 200 unaccompanied migrant children living in the notorious ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais in a cross-party opposition motion set to be put before the Dáil next week.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2016
Tue, 13 Sep, 2016
Austria’s foreign minister has threatened to block the expansion of negotiations with Turkey on its accession to the European Union, which could scupper a landmark migration deal between Brussels and Ankara.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
The crew of LÉ James Joyce discovered 16 dead migrants onboard a metal barge who they believe died of crushing and suffocation because they were so tightly packed into the vessel.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
Three members of the 60-strong crew of LÉ James Joyce are returning for the second time to the Mediterranean Sea because they are anxious to help exploited refugees.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
The Government has announced plans to resettle an extra 260 refugees from Lebanon who have been displaced by the Syrian conflict.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
calls for Ireland's politicians to assume a more active role when it comes to fighting the injustices suffered by the thousands of refugees who have flooded into Europe in the past few years.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
A sharp increase in the number of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Bangladesh led to more than a doubling of applications for refugee status in Ireland last year.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2016
If all the people who live outside the country of their birth united to form their own — a republic of the rootless — it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, with a population of more than 240m people,
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
As the crash in commodities prices spreads economic woe across the developing world, Europe could face a wave of migration that will eclipse today’s refugee crisis, says Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
Two of Ireland's leading Islamic organisations say they have notified Gardaí about a website that promotes large scale migration of Muslims to settle in Ireland.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Two United Nations experts have warned that force will not stop Europe’s refugee crisis or deter people smugglers.
Sat, 24 Oct, 2015
The EU Ombudsman has said integration is the key to resettling foreign migrants in Ireland.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
A Moroccan man has died from suffocation while being smuggled into Spain by his brother inside a suitcase that was in the boot of a car on a ferry crossing.
Mon, 03 Aug, 2015
There is strong support among the public for allowing undocumented migrants to regularise their situation here, a new poll has found.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
David Cameron “bears some responsibility” for the stream of refugees fleeing to Europe from Libya, Ed Miliband insisted as he dismissed Tory claims that he was playing politics with the tragedy in the Mediterranean.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015