Tag Archives: Young Migrants

Undocumented young people mark International Youth Day with spoken word performance in Dublin

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon to open invite-only event in private venue “Ireland is my home; it’s the only home I’ve ever known” – Sara, 16. Today (Friday 12th August) a group of young people aged 15-22 will mark
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Young migrants anxiously await Leaving Cert results…and citizenship

MEDIA RELEASE 14.08.2013 As students receive their Leaving Cert results, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) highlights the extra difficulties faced by young migrants progressing to third level. For thousands of young people, today is the end of a long and
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Minding the Gap: Equality for Children of Non-EU Migrants Accessing Third Level in Ireland

2013 research & policy paper produced by MRCI. Over the past decade of inwards migration to Ireland, significant gaps in our immigration policies and procedures have made it difficult for children of non-EU migrants to secure citizenship. This continues to
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Minister for Education takes significant step to address inequalities facing migrant children

MEDIA RELEASE 25.07.2013 The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) today welcomed a policy change to allow students who have secured Irish citizenship to reverse their fee status at third level. The change means migrant students who become Irish citizens during
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