Press Centre - 2013

  • MRCI International Migrants Day Celebration

International Migrants Day Statement: 2014 is the year for immigration reform in Ireland

MEDIA RELEASE On International Migrants Day, Wednesday December 18th, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) highlights the importance of migrants to society, the economy and community life in Ireland. MRCI Director Siobhan O’Donoghue said, “This is a day to celebrate the
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Undocumented Migrants Hold 24-Hour Vigil of Hope at the Dáil

MEDIA RELEASE 10 December 2013 Tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, undocumented families, children, individuals and supporters will gather outside the Dáil for a 24-Hour Vigil to highlight the plight of undocumented migrants at Christmastime. A candlelit family gathering at 6pm on Wednesday
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Domestic slavery victims need protection, support, and time

MEDIA RELEASE 21 November 2013  Domestic slavery victims need protection, support, and time Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has welcomed the rescue of three women from alleged domestic servitude in London, and emphasised the need for all victims of slavery
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  • JFU at the Cliffs of Moher

Equal Treatment for Undocumented in Ireland and the US

Members of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade are in Washington today and tomorrow to lobby the US Congress on behalf of the undocumented Irish in America.  The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has called for equal
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  • End Diplomatic Immunity

Urgent Action Needed to Combat Slavery in Diplomatic Households in Ireland

On European Anti-Trafficking Day (Friday 18th October), Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has called for urgent action to prevent diplomatic households in Ireland trafficking people for forced labour. The Global Slavery Index, released this week, singled out domestic servitude in diplomatic
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