Press Centre - 2010

Plans for Summary Removal in Immigration Bill Contrary to International Law

PRESS RELEASE: 4 November 2010 Bill to be debated in Dail tomorrow A coalition of seven national and regional organisations has called on legislators to drop provisions in the Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill 2010 that would allow for the summary
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Poll shows a majority in favour of the right to change employer

PRESS RELEASE: 25 October 2010 Minister Calleary called to appear before Oireachtas committee tomorrow According to a Ipsos MRBI poll, the majority of the Irish public believe that migrant workers with employment permits should be allowed to change employer without
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Migrant

MEDIA STATEMENT: 12 October 2010 MRCI has expressed deep concern with Emmet Oliver’s article Thousands of workers imported as jobless rises in today’s Irish Independent.(1) Mr. Oliver’s claim of a ‘surge’ in workers from outside the EU is actually far from
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Provision of summary deportation will trample on civil rights

PRESS Release: 5 October 2010 National Coalition to Demonstrate Its Opposition to Immigration Bill Introduced by Minister Ahern A coalition of seven national and regional organisations will deliver a joint statement outside the Dáil on Wednesday morning to demand changes to
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Exploitation of Domestic Workers by Foreign Diplomats in Ireland

PRESS RELEASE : 2 September 2010 The Dispatches programme, ‘Britain’s Secret Slaves’, on Channel 4 earlier this week highlighted how embassy staff are hiding behind diplomatic immunity to abuse their domestic workers and effectively ‘legalise slavery’ in the UK. According to
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