Seanad debates

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Nithe i dtosach suíonna - Commencement Matters

Undocumented Irish in the USA

2:30 pm

Photo of Colm BrophyColm Brophy (Dublin South West, Fine Gael) | Oireachtas source

I share the Senator's view that there is an opportunity. As I said, we are absolutely committed to working on this issue at every single level. It is an issue that I have worked on, as has the Minister and the Taoiseach. It is a very important issue and we will use the opportunity of the upcoming St. Patrick's Day events to continue that engagement. Thankfully, there is a willingness in the current Congress and President Biden's Administration to look at immigration reform. There is an absolute determination in the Government to use every opportunity to see what can be achieved for the undocumented from that willingness. I thank the Senator again for raising the matter.


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