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Topical Issue Debate: Defence Forces Fatalities (17 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Seán Ó Fearghaíl: ..., and their dignified vigils held outside the US Embassy recently have served to highlight the issue once again. Bazzi was arrested in recent days and he is being held as a result of immigration charges emanating from the Department of Homeland Security. It is important that active engagement continues between the Department of Foreign Affairs and the US authorities. There should be...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Undocumented Irish in the USA (17 Jul 2014)

Charles Flanagan: The former Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade visited Washington D.C. over the period 17-19 June for various meetings in relation to U.S. immigration reform, which remains a key Government priority. I have been fully briefed on his discussions with key influencers in Congress and in the Administration, as well as his meetings with Irish-American community leaders, with...

Written Answers — Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Ministerial Priorities (17 Jul 2014)

Charles Flanagan: ...under way, and this work will be carried forward by the Minister of State with Special Responsibility for the Irish Abroad. In terms of our relations with the United States, we will maintain our ongoing efforts to secure an outcome on Immigration Reform that will serve the needs of undocumented Irish citizens in the US and also provide legal pathway for Irish citizens wishing to live and...

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Personal Public Service Numbers (17 Jul 2014)

Joan Burton: ...2005 and claimed asylum under false identities. They have come forward to admit this and have provided evidence as to their real identities. This evidence has been examined by the Irish National Immigration Service which has recently advised that they are satisfied as to the identities now declared. New Personal Public Service Numbers will be allocated to the individuals in due course.

Written Answers — Department of Defence: EU Meetings (17 Jul 2014)

Simon Coveney: ...- Working with the United Nations, African Union, NATO and partner countries - Strengthening ties between CSDP and Freedom Security and Justice actors to deal with horizontal issues e.g. illegal immigration, organised crime etc. - Increasing the ability to respond to emerging challenges including in the areas of cyber defence, maritime, border challenges, energy security and space. In the...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Visa Applications (17 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Frances Fitzgerald: I assume the Deputy is referring to visas granted for the purpose of permanent or long-term immigration into the State on the basis of a relationship with an EU citizen exercising their right of free movement within the State. In the years 2010 to 2013, over 1,200 visas were granted to visa-required nationals to join a spouse or partner who was a national of an EU state other than Ireland....

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Immigration Status (17 Jul 2014)

Charlie McConalogue: 575. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality when a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will be reissued with their travel documents; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32282/14]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Programme for Government Implementation (17 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: ...Database to assist the Gardaí in the investigation of serious crime, such as homicides and sexual offences. The database will also be utilised to enhance cooperation with the EU in the area of asylum and immigration. There will be appropriate safeguards in relation to inclusion on and access to the DNA database. In Progress Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Leave to Remain (17 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that representations under Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended) in respect of US nationals in the years 2009 to 2013 amounted to 27, 45, 63, 78 and 70 respectively. In the same period a total of nine U.S. nationals were granted discretionary permission to remain. The Deputy should...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Applications (17 Jul 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Frances Fitzgerald: I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that a valid application for a certificate of naturalisation has been received from the person referred to by the Deputy. As the Deputy will appreciate, the granting of Irish citizenship through naturalisation is a privilege and an honour which confers certain rights and entitlements not only within the...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Immigration Status (17 Jul 2014)

Bernard Durkan: 594. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the current position in respect of residency status-determination of eligibility for naturalisation in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 24; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32587/14]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Applications (17 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: Officials in the Citizenship Division of the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) inform me that there is no record of a current application for a certificate of naturalisation from the person referred to in the Deputy's question. Section 15 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956, as amended, provides that the Minister may, in her absolute discretion, grant an...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Immigrant Investor Programme Applications (17 Jul 2014)

Michael McGrath: 601. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications received and approved to date under the immigrant investor programme and the start up entrepreneur scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32678/14]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Immigration Data (17 Jul 2014)

Róisín Shortall: 602. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications and renewals that were granted for each of the past ten years to non-EEA applicants who sought permission to study and work here under language, non-degree and degree programmes; and if she will provide this information in tabular form. [32704/14]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Immigration Policy (17 Jul 2014)

Róisín Shortall: 604. To ask the Minister for Justice and Equality the procedure for the approval of language and other colleges catering for non-EEA students; the number and names of such colleges; the number of student places in each case and the systems in place to ensure that these are bona fide colleges. [32731/14]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Ministerial Priorities (17 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: ...be bringing forward legislation to reduce the length of time the applicant spends in the system through the establishment of a single applications procedure. This will be achieved by the introduction of a Protection Bill. Moreover, work on Immigration and Residence Bill will also continue. The commitment in the Statement of Priorities in respect of Direct Provision for asylum seekers will...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Naturalisation Applications (17 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: I have been informed by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS), of my Department that there is no record of an application for a Certificate of Naturalisation having being submitted on behalf of the children of the first and second person concerned. Where sections 6A and 6B of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956, as amended, are applicable, a child born in the...

Seanad: Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014: Committee Stage (Resumed) and Remaining Stages (16 Jul 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Jillian van Turnhout: ...Rights Centre of Ireland, MRCI, regarding joint inspections of workplaces that have been carried out in recent years between the National Employment Rights Authority, NERA, and the Garda National Immigration Bureau, GNIB. In these circumstances, it is perceived that GNIB leads the inspection by first asking workers for proof of immigration status. In such cases, migrants have reported to...

Seanad: Employment Permits (Amendment) Bill 2014: Committee Stage (16 Jul 2014)

Richard Bruton: ...compensation can now be claimed against the irregularly hiring employer. Where a person has never had any entitlement to work in the State and has taken it upon him- or herself to ignore Ireland's immigration and employment laws, it is not the duty of the State to regularise his or her status. Having said that, I understand that the immigration authorities will look at individual cases...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Visa Applications (16 Jul 2014)

Frances Fitzgerald: I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the visa application referred to by the Deputy was received in the Visa Office, Dublin on 17 February 2014. Following full consideration, the Visa Officer decided to refuse to grant the visa on 11 April 2014. The reason for refusal was that a declaration of Eligibility and Suitability from the...

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