26,000 migrants here ‘have no papers’ and they work for much less than the minimum wage, with no access to social welfare or health care. They are filling labour market gaps and so the Migrant Rights Centre of Ireland wants their status regularised.reports.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
The Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform in the US is urging the country’s 50,000 undocumented Irish not to panic about President Trump’s clampdown on immigration — as it will only impact undocumented immigrants with serious criminal records.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
THE European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) is among a number of groups which have strongly criticised proposals from Minster for Social Protection Eamon O Cuív to implement a ‘social employment’ scheme which would commit up to 10,000 job seekers to 20 hours community work or face having their unemployment benefits cut.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2010