Tag Archives: Immigrants

Proposed EU response to crisis in Mediterranean ‘a shameful moment in the history of Ireland and the EU’

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), Dublin, 23 April 2015 A draft summit statement has indicated that the EU response to the mounting death toll in the Mediterranean will be deeply insufficient. Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has responded to the
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MRCI Drop-In Centre: 2014 Statistics

2,076 cases. 109 nationalities.  Sometimes a case takes just 30 minutes: a person with a simple question about holiday pay, perhaps. A quick chat and some straightforward, expert information from a caseworker, and they’re done. More often, a case can
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Campaigning works!

The hard work, creativity and commitment of the young Migrant Education Access leaders resulted in a major policy change by the government: students who become Irish citizens during their college course no longer have to continue paying high fees –
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  • Community work; empowerment; collective action; participation; migrants

Migrant workers to appear before Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Dublin, 10 June 2014 Today (Tuesday 10th June) the Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will meet a group of migrant workers and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) to discuss measures in the Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014.
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Undocumented migrants in Ireland highlight hidden plight on St Patrick’s Day

Taoiseach and Ministers speak out for Irish undocumented in the US, but are silent on the parallel issue of the undocumented in Ireland Media Release 13th March 2014 As part of a decades-old St Patrick’s Day tradition, Government ministers will spend
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