Living in Limbo: Migrants’ Experiences of Applying for Naturalisation in Ireland

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This research report documents and explores the issues of access to Irish citizenship and secure residence permission. The ICI responds to about 10,000 enquiries from individuals, organisations and legal practitioners each year. About 40 per cent of the enquiries we received in 2009 and 2010 related to security of immigration status and “permanency” by way of access to long-term residence and/or citizenship. These are now the priority issues for migrants living in Ireland.

Author(s):Catherine Cosgrave (ICI)
Publisher:Immigrant Council of Ireland
Publication Date:06 May 2011
Geographic Focus:Ireland
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