Press Centre - 2007

Mary Robinson to Launch First Report on Undocumented Migrant Workers in Ireland

PRESS RELEASE: 18 December 2007 A new report by the Migrant Rights Centre (MRCI) Ireland details the experiences of being undocumented and working irregularly in Ireland. The report, Living in the Shadows: An Exploration of Irregular Migration in Ireland, show how
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Much more needed to eliminate worker exploitation in Irish Agriculture

PRESS RELEASE: 12 December 2007 Agricultural Workers Association Agreement with Mushroom Company is Good First Step The Agricultural Workers Association (AgWA) is encouraged by the formal signing of the Registered Employment Agreement at the Labour Court to day between Drimbawn
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Undocumented migrants call on Minister for Justice and the Government to introduce special Bridging Visa

PRESS RELEASE: 7 November  2007 Migrant workers who have become undocumented in Ireland through workplace exploitation, deception, or unexpected redundancy launched a public campaign today in Dublin calling on the Minister for Justice, Brian Lenihan, and the Government to take immediate
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MRCI Welcomes Minister Lenihan’s Commitment to Legislate for the Protection of Victims of Trafficking

PRESS RELEASE: 11 October 2007 The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has welcomed Minister Brian Lenihan’s confirmation at today’s press conference on new anti-trafficking measures that protections for victims will be contained in the forthcoming Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill. Responding
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Three out of Four in Favour of Legalising Undocumented Workers

PRESS RELEASE: 10 October 2007 An opinion poll commissioned by Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) and the Forum on Migration and Communications (FOMACS) indicates that three out of every four people in Ireland believe that the Government should give undocumented migrant
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