18 Dec 2018

Black non-Irish five times more likely to experience discrimination seeking work in Ireland, more than twice as likely to experience workplace discrimination

New IHREC / ESRI study entitled Ethnicity and Nationality in the Irish Labour Market

07 Dec 2018

Outcome of Justice and Home Affairs Council Meeting

Migration issues on the agenda included Frontex and new measures to fight against people smuggling networks

07 Dec 2018

Outcome of Justice and Home Affairs Council Meeting (6-7 December 2018)

Migration issues on the agenda included Frontex and new measures to fight against people smuggling networks

04 Dec 2018

EMN Ireland Conference 2018: Looking to the future for unaccompanied minors in Ireland and Europe

This conference discussed the status, care and integration of unaccompanied minors in Ireland and Europe

30 Nov 2018

New EMN Ireland report Approaches to Unaccompanied Minors Following Status Determination in Ireland

Many unaccompanied minors wait years for clarity on their protection or immigration status

08 Nov 2018

Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2017: Ireland

Overview of trends, policy developments and significant debates in the area of migration and international protection during 2017 in Ireland

07 Nov 2018

Many non-Irish nationals are at least as likely to be employed and highly educated as Irish people according to new ESRI research

Monitoring Report on Integration 2018

15 Oct 2018

Special scheme announced which will allow certain former students to apply for permission to remain in Ireland

The scheme is open to non-EEA nationals resident in Ireland who held a valid student permission during the period of 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2010

05 Oct 2018

First time asylum applications in the EU-28 decreased in the second quarter of 2018

Ireland received 670 first time asylum applications from April to June 2018

20 Sep 2018

New CSO report on Census 2016 results focuses on non-Irish nationalities living in Ireland by population size

Non-Irish Nationalities Living in Ireland 2016

12 Sep 2018

European Commission proposes initiatives for migration and border reform

State of the Union 2018 initiatives for migration and border reform

28 Aug 2018

CSO estimates show highest net inward migration for Ireland since 2008

Irish nationals experience net inward migration for the first time since 2009

20 Aug 2018

Consultation on National Standards for accommodation offered to people in the protection process

Feedback invited regarding improvement of accommodation offered to people in protection process

13 Aug 2018

New EMN Synthesis Report: Approaches to Unaccompanied Minors Following Status Determination in the EU plus Norway

Between 2014 and 2017, almost 220,000 children came to the EU and Norway unaccompanied to seek asylum

29 Jun 2018

European Council Conclusions with agreed approach to migration published

Calling for shared responsibility between all EU Member States

27 Jun 2018

Access to the labour market for asylum seekers

Imminent entry into force of the EU (recast) Reception Conditions Directive.

22 Jun 2018

Ireland’s population expected to grow over next 35 years according to CSO projections

Ireland’s population could reach 6.69 million in 2051, based on projections of high net inward migration and fertility rates

21 Jun 2018

OECD call for a focus on labour market policies to help refugees and improved actions to tackle illegal immigration

migration flows to OECD countries have decreased for the first time since 2011, with around 5 million new permanent migrants arriving in 2017

19 Jun 2018

UNHCR reports worldwide forced displacement above 68 million in 2017

2017 is the fifth year in a row that has seen an increase in global forced displacement

07 Jun 2018

EMN Ireland publication on Ireland’s Response to Recent Trends in International Protection Applications

The study finds that the housing crisis and processing backlogs contributes to bottlenecks in asylum system

23 May 2018

Immigration in Ireland in 2017

128,000 people from non-EU were legally living in Ireland in 2017

08 May 2018

2018 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of the European Migration Network

The European Migration Network was established by the Council of the European Union Decision 2008/381/EC adopted on 14 May 2008

24 Apr 2018

EMN 10 Year Anniversary Conference – Understanding Migration in the EU: past, present, future

2018 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of the European Migration Network

20 Apr 2018

EU Member States granted protection status to 538,000 persons in 2017

EU Member States also received nearly 24,000 resettled refugees

13 Apr 2018

EU Member States granted citizenship to almost 1 million persons in 2016

In 2016, 10,038 persons were granted Irish citizenship

21 Mar 2018

European Commission identifies key actions to be taken to progress European Agenda on Migration

European Commission progress report on the European Agenda on Migration and proposed changes to EU Visa Code

21 Mar 2018

Eurostat figures show 650,000 first time asylum seekers applied for international protection in the EU-28 in 2017

This represents a decrease in the number of applicants for international protection recorded compared to 2016 numbers

26 Feb 2018

Seminar – Managing labour migration for lower skilled jobs: Challenges, pitfalls and solutions

This seminar will discuss the challenges, pitfalls and solutions associated with managing labour migration for lower skilled job

08 Feb 2018

Launch of Ireland’s Response to Recent Trends in International Protection Applications

This event will present an overview of the study, followed by a response from the Reception and Integration Agency and UNHCR Ireland

24 Jan 2018

Interim arrangements for labour market access for International Protection applicants

Arrangements from 9 February until entry into force of the EU Directive

17 Jan 2018

Summary of Migrant family reunification policy and practice conference

The conference provided an opportunity to exchange information on family reunification schemes in Ireland and abroad

17 Jan 2018

Government’s proposal to opt into the EU (recast) Reception Conditions Directive

Government proposal to opt into the EU (recast) Reception Conditions Directive (2013/33/EU) presented to Oireachtas Committee