Publications - 2011

Submission to the Irish Government’s Consultation Process on Progress on the Implementation of the International Convention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 11 November 2011

Introduction The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) is a national, non-governmental organisation working to protect the rights of migrant workers and their families, with a specific focus on those at risk of poverty, social exclusion and discrimination. Since our foundation in 2001,
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NGO Coalition Briefing Paper on the Immigration, Residence & Protection Bill 2010

INTRODUCTION & CONTEXT  Ireland’s immigration system is based on the issuing of temporary residence permits, many granted at the discretion of the  Minister for Justice, without clearly defined  rules or rights. Lack of clear rules and  decision-making based on discretion creates the conditions under
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A Framework for Tackling Forced Labour in Ireland

Introduction This paper was developed by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Labour Exploitation Group (ICTU) and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) to contribute to the debate as to how an integrated approach to tackling forced labour can be developed in
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Equality and Justice for Migrant Workers and Their Families. MRCI Discussion Paper, written by Niall Crowley

Ireland is multi-ethnic with a population made up from a broad range of different ethnic groups. The past decade has witnessed concern, debate and initiative to define what type of multi-ethnic society we want to build and to advance the development of this multi-ethnic
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