12 Dec 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

08 Nov 2016

EMN Ireland Conference: Responding to the refugee crisis

EMN Ireland Conference addressing current responses to ongong refugee crisis, 15 December 2016

28 Oct 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

21 Oct 2016

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

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum

23 Sep 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

20 Sep 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

23 Aug 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

14 Jul 2016

European Commission proposals to complete the reform of the Common European Asylum System

Reform of the CEAS

06 Jul 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

29 Jun 2016

Latest news and information update on migration and asylum in Ireland

Latest national news and information update on migration and asylum

28 Jun 2016

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum (May – June 2016)

Latest European and International developments on migration and asylum

13 Jun 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

31 May 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

09 May 2016

Summary of Seminar on Statelessness Determination Procedures: Policy Options, Practical Experiences and Challenges

Summary of seminar jointly hosted by EMN Ireland and UNHCR Ireland

25 Apr 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

11 Apr 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)

06 Apr 2016

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.

08 Mar 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

04 Mar 2016

Immigration in Ireland in 2015

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

24 Feb 2016

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

Observations include key recommendations pertaining to migrant children

12 Feb 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

29 Jan 2016

Latest developments on migration and asylum in Ireland

Latest national news and information update on migration and asylum

07 Jan 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

21 Dec 2015

European Council conclusions on migration

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

21 Dec 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