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New Irish migration figures point to urgent need for reform of labour migration system

CSO has released stats on population and migration, revealing that some 90,300 people moved to Ireland last year – 28,400 Irish nationals, 31,000 people from the EU, and 30,900 people from outside the EU. Non-EU migrants still have to navigate
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Supreme Court Luximon/Balchand rulings welcomed by MRCI (24.04.2018)

“A person is more than the visa they hold,” says rights group. MRCI Legal Officer Jane O’Connell said, “The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland welcomes today’s judgment, which confirms that the State must consider the right to private and family life
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Promoting Migrant Rights in Brexit Times: New Cross-Border Project Launched (24.01.2018)

Crossing Borders – Breaking Boundaries Project A cross-border collaboration between the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), Community Intercultural Programme (CIP), Irish Congress of Trade Unions Northern Ireland (NIC ICTU) and Ulster University (UU), the project comes at a pivotal moment
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MRCI Welcomes Oireachtas Committee Report on Migrant Fishermen (14.12.2017)

  The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), which works with migrant fishermen employed on Irish boats, has welcomed the publication today of the ‘Report on the situation of non-EEA crew in the Irish Fishing Fleet under the Atypical Worker Permission
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Severe exploitation persists on Irish fishing boats, says new report (11/12/2017)

MEDIA RELEASE: Severe exploitation persists on Irish fishing boats, says new report “Why am I different? Why does the employer treat me differently? I am a man, I am the same as you.” – an Egyptian fisherman working in Ireland
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