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2016 news archive

13-12-2016

Ireland records large increase in refugee resettlement but overall numbers remain low

New EMN Ireland report on Resettlement of Refugees and Private Sponsorship in Ireland Read the full Story

28-10-2016

Increase in residence permits issued to non-EU nationals in 2015

EU Member States issued 2.6 million first residence permits to non-EU citizens, an increase of 12.1% compared with 2014 Read the full Story

21-10-2016

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum (Q4 2016)

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum Read the full Story

23-09-2016

Number of first time asylum seekers in EU-28 increased slightly between first and second quarter of 2016

305,700 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the EU-28 from April to June 2016 Read the full Story

20-09-2016

New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants adopted at UN Summit

World leaders came together at a high-level UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York Read the full Story

23-08-2016

CSO estimates for 2016 show return to net inward migration for Ireland for the first time since 2009

Population and Migration Estimates show that the number of immigrants coming to Ireland has increased by 14.4 per cent in 2016 Read the full Story

14-07-2016

06-07-2016

Ireland to accept an additional 260 refugees under resettlement programme

An additional 260 refugees to be admitted from Lebanon under the resettlement strand of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP) in Spring 2017 Read the full Story

29-06-2016

Latest news and information update on migration and asylum in Ireland

Latest national news and information update on migration and asylum Read the full Story

28-06-2016

13-06-2016

EU Member States granted citizenship to almost 900,000 persons in 2014

In 2015, nearly 890,000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU Member State, a decrease of 9% compared to 2013 Read the full Story

01-06-2016

Few targeted labour market integration supports exist for refugees

Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection into the Labour Market: Policies and Practices in Ireland Read the full Story

31-05-2016

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum including update on refugee crisis

Latest developments in the migration and refugee crisis, news, statistics and trends, reports and events on migration and asylum Read the full Story

09-05-2016

28-04-2016

Notice - Seminar on Statelessness Determination Procedures: Policy Options, Practical Experiences and Challenges

Joint seminar hosted by EMN Ireland, within the Economic and Social Research Institute, and UNHCR Ireland. Read the full Story

11-04-2016

European Commission proposal to reform the Common European Asylum System (CEAS)

European Commission adopted a Communication launching the process for a reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) Read the full Story

23-03-2016

European and International developments on migration and asylum: January - March 2016

Developments in the migration and refugee crisis, news, statistics and trends, reports and events on migration and asylum for period January - March 2016 Read the full Story

07-03-2016

Eurostat figures show over 1.2 million first time asylum seekers registered in the EU-28 in 2015

1,255,600 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the European Union in 2015 Read the full Story

04-03-2016

Immigration in Ireland in 2015

Department of Justice and Equality published the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Immigration in Ireland: Annual Review 2015 Read the full Story

25-02-2016

Latest developments on migration and asylum in Ireland

Latest national news and information update on migration and asylum Read the full Story

23-02-2016

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child published Concluding Observations on Ireland

Observations include key recommendations pertaining to migrant children Read the full Story

07-01-2016

EMN publishes policy brief on migrants’ movements through the Mediterranean

The EMN policy brief presents key data on the irregular movements of people across the EU external borders and within EU, whether as asylum seekers or as migrants in search of greater economic security Read the full Story

21-12-2015

European Council conclusions on migration

EU leaders adopted conclusions relating to the migration crisis at the European Council meeting on 17 December 2015. Read the full Story

21-12-2015

UNHCR 2015 Mid-Year Trends report shows asylum applications increased 78 per cent (993,600) during first half of 2015 compared with the same period in 2014

During the first half of 2015, nearly one million asylum applications were registered in 155 countries, representing an increase of 558,000 on the same period in 2014 Read the full Story

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13-12-2016

Ireland records large increase in refugee resettlement but overall numbers remain low

New EMN Ireland report on Resettlement of Refugees and Private Sponsorship in Ireland Read the full Story

28-10-2016

Increase in residence permits issued to non-EU nationals in 2015

EU Member States issued 2.6 million first residence permits to non-EU citizens, an increase of 12.1% compared with 2014 Read the full Story

21-10-2016

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum (Q4 2016)

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum Read the full Story

23-09-2016

Number of first time asylum seekers in EU-28 increased slightly between first and second quarter of 2016

305,700 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the EU-28 from April to June 2016 Read the full Story

20-09-2016

New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants adopted at UN Summit

World leaders came together at a high-level UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York Read the full Story

23-08-2016

CSO estimates for 2016 show return to net inward migration for Ireland for the first time since 2009

Population and Migration Estimates show that the number of immigrants coming to Ireland has increased by 14.4 per cent in 2016 Read the full Story

14-07-2016

06-07-2016

Ireland to accept an additional 260 refugees under resettlement programme

An additional 260 refugees to be admitted from Lebanon under the resettlement strand of the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP) in Spring 2017 Read the full Story

29-06-2016

Latest news and information update on migration and asylum in Ireland

Latest national news and information update on migration and asylum Read the full Story

28-06-2016

13-06-2016

EU Member States granted citizenship to almost 900,000 persons in 2014

In 2015, nearly 890,000 persons acquired citizenship of an EU Member State, a decrease of 9% compared to 2013 Read the full Story

01-06-2016

Few targeted labour market integration supports exist for refugees

Integration of Beneficiaries of International Protection into the Labour Market: Policies and Practices in Ireland Read the full Story

31-05-2016

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum including update on refugee crisis

Latest developments in the migration and refugee crisis, news, statistics and trends, reports and events on migration and asylum Read the full Story

09-05-2016

28-04-2016

Notice - Seminar on Statelessness Determination Procedures: Policy Options, Practical Experiences and Challenges

Joint seminar hosted by EMN Ireland, within the Economic and Social Research Institute, and UNHCR Ireland. Read the full Story

11-04-2016

European Commission proposal to reform the Common European Asylum System (CEAS)

European Commission adopted a Communication launching the process for a reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) Read the full Story

23-03-2016

European and International developments on migration and asylum: January - March 2016

Developments in the migration and refugee crisis, news, statistics and trends, reports and events on migration and asylum for period January - March 2016 Read the full Story

07-03-2016

Eurostat figures show over 1.2 million first time asylum seekers registered in the EU-28 in 2015

1,255,600 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the European Union in 2015 Read the full Story

04-03-2016

Immigration in Ireland in 2015

Department of Justice and Equality published the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Immigration in Ireland: Annual Review 2015 Read the full Story

25-02-2016

Latest developments on migration and asylum in Ireland

Latest national news and information update on migration and asylum Read the full Story

23-02-2016

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child published Concluding Observations on Ireland

Observations include key recommendations pertaining to migrant children Read the full Story

07-01-2016

EMN publishes policy brief on migrants’ movements through the Mediterranean

The EMN policy brief presents key data on the irregular movements of people across the EU external borders and within EU, whether as asylum seekers or as migrants in search of greater economic security Read the full Story

21-12-2015

European Council conclusions on migration

EU leaders adopted conclusions relating to the migration crisis at the European Council meeting on 17 December 2015. Read the full Story

21-12-2015

UNHCR 2015 Mid-Year Trends report shows asylum applications increased 78 per cent (993,600) during first half of 2015 compared with the same period in 2014

During the first half of 2015, nearly one million asylum applications were registered in 155 countries, representing an increase of 558,000 on the same period in 2014 Read the full Story

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