Detention and alternatives to detention can be used for immigration-related purposes in Ireland.
This study maps how data are collected during the international protection procedure in Ireland.
The Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2019: Ireland provides an overview of trends, policy developments and significant debates in the area of migration and international protection during 2019 in Ireland.
14 Dec 2021
Afghan Admission Programme to open in December 2021
13 Dec 2021
New Criminal Justice (Smuggling of Persons) Bill enacted
06 Dec 2021
New scheme to regularise long-term undocumented migrants will open in January 2022
24 Nov 2021
Failure to hold a valid passport and/or visa among the main reasons for immigration detention in Ireland
16 Nov 2021
Changes to immigration system announced
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EMN Glossary Term
Trafficking in Human Beings: The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or reception of persons, including the exchange or transfer of control over those persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.
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