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Dáil discussion of Citizenship Bill welcomed by Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (17.01.19)

  The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has welcomed the introduction of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Restoration of Birthright Citizenship) Bill 2017 by Solidarity TDs. The Bill – which would restore birthright citizenship and ensure that all children born in
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International Migrants Day: No child should grow up undocumented in Ireland (18.12.18)

“In 2019, Ireland could be a world leader in children’s rights.” 2018 was a watershed moment for children in Ireland: viral petitions and public polling showed that Irish people believe all children to be equal, regardless of who their parents
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Civil Society Groups welcome Ireland’s adoption of Global Compacts (10.12.18)

  Today in Marrakech, Ireland along with over 180 countries across the world will sign the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration* (GCM). The Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition (IRMC***) welcomes the Irish government’s engagement with the UN
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Rights groups respond to Citizenship Bill (21.11.18)

The Irish Nationality and Citizenship (Naturalisation of Minors Born in Ireland) Bill 2018, tabled by Senator Ivana Bacik, will be debated in the Seanad tonight (Wednesday 21st November) from 18.00 – 20.00 Helen Lowry, Deputy Director of the Migrant Rights
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Young undocumented Dubliners release a short film about their lives (20.11.18)

As the issue of undocumented children in Ireland continues to make headlines, a group of young undocumented Dubliners are marking Universal Children’s Day with a short film calling for change. Young, Paperless & Powerful (YPP) is a group of undocumented
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