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Children’s Committee to hear stories of undocumented children in Ireland (Wednesday 30.11.16)

  Representatives from the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) will address the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs at 9am on Wednesday 30th November 2016. Edel McGinley, director of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), said “It’s time
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Undocumented migrant representatives address Justice Committee (9am, Wednesday 16th November)

As TDs raise concerns about undocumented Irish under Trump administration, undocumented migrants in Ireland ask for the same consideration. Representatives from the Justice for the Undocumented (JFU) group and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) will address the Justice Committee
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19.09.2016: After UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, Ireland needs immigration reform

On the eve of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants (19 Sept 2016) in New York, the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) calls on the Irish government to take the lead in implementing commitments made at the summit. Edel
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07.09.16: One year on, Government needs to act fast to keep its promise on refugees

Coalition says Ireland has taken in just one unaccompanied child since pledge Group of NGOs call for speedier relocation and humanitarian scheme to bring loved ones to safety here in Ireland in advance of first UN Summit on Migration A
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23.08.16: CSO statistics show urgent need for immigration reform in Ireland

In response to CSO statistics released today (Tuesday 23rd August), the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has said Ireland needs to act now to ensure migrants have rights, dignity and security. Return to net inward migration (more people coming to
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