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Ireland’s seemingly low rate of granting asylum is clearly a smokescreen

“When I arrived here it felt such a big relief. I felt ‘I’m fine, I’m safe’. All I knew was that I was leaving my country; I did not know what lay ahead for me,” Khaled says. For the Sudanese … Continue reading

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African couple to face trial accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at their south Dublin home

A couple have been sent forward for trial accused of genital mutilation of their daughter at their home in Dublin. The man, 35, and the woman, 26, faced their second hearing when they appeared before Judge Paula Murphy at Dublin … Continue reading

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Ban preventing asylum seekers from working to be declared unconstitutional in February

The Supreme Court will declare the ban preventing asylum seekers from working here unconstitutional in February. The five-judge court told lawyers for the State that it would make the declaration on 9 February, regardless of the progress the State has made in … Continue reading

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Illegal Nigerian immigrant and Irish-born daughter lose appeal over deportation

A Nigerian mother and her Irish-born daughter have lost their appeal claiming the child’s right to education under the Children’s Act 2015 outweighs the State’s entitlement to deport them. The mother and daughter, now aged nine, remained in Ireland illegally … Continue reading

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Convicted Islamic terrorist cannot be deported from Ireland, Supreme Court rules

A convicted Islamic terrorist cannot be deported from Ireland after the Supreme Court ruled the Justice Minister must re-examine his case. Former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald ordered the deportation of the Algerian, who has been linked to al-Qa’ida. But following … Continue reading

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Judge gives “one last chance” to immigrant criminal with 34 previous convictions.

A judge has agreed to give one last chance to a convicted sex offender who poses a risk to public safety. Munir Ghariani (26) received a suspended jail term last May after he admitted attacking a woman on a street … Continue reading

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Immigrant jailed for sexual exploitation of teenager with autism

A 56-year-old man has been jailed for two and a half years for sexually exploiting a 16-year-old boy with autism by performing a sex act on him in the toilet of a shopping centre in Cork. Dahesh Patel had denied … Continue reading

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