Tag Archives: Illegal Immigrants

Sex offenders & radical Islamists among illegal immigrants who used Irish-based marriage scam to obtain EU residency

Gardai are spearheading a Europe-wide investigation after uncovering an Irish-based international bogus marriage scheme being used to obtain EU residency for illegal immigrants, including sex offenders and suspected Isil supporters. The Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) and the Irish Naturalisation … Continue reading

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450 sham marriages halted by gardaí following crackdown

A total of 450 marriages have been halted in Ireland since the introduction of sham marriage legislation. Gardaí set up a dedicated operation – codenamed Vantage – two years ago to tackle an alleged trafficking ring which was using women … 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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Women and girls trafficked to Ireland for sham marriages – report

Gardaí interviewed 47 Latvian women who had been trafficked to Ireland solely to enter into a sham marriage with a non-EU citizen, a new report has revealed. The women had all been paid upfront for entering into the marriages and … Continue reading

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New legislation reduces number of marriages of convenience

A sharp reduction in the number of marriages in Ireland last year between EU citizens from outside Ireland and a non-EU citizen is being attributed to the introduction of legislation designed to crack down on marriages of convenience. Figures published … Continue reading

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Uncommon for illegal workers to be prosecuted

A new report on illegal employment in Ireland has found that illegal non-EU workers are common in child and elderly care and the catering industry. The ESRI published new research today examining the illegal employment of non-EU nationals in Ireland. … Continue reading

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Islamic terrorist who raised funds for jihadists used up to six identities

An Algeria-born convicted Islamic terrorist facing deportation from Ireland has used six different names since arriving here 20 years ago. The man, linked by French authorities to al-Qa’ida, used his own name and five aliases at various points, according to … Continue reading

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