Written answers

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Department of Justice and Equality

Deportation Orders

Photo of Peadar TóibínPeadar Tóibín (Meath West, Aontú)
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421. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Afghan citizens resident in Ireland who have received deportation letters in each of the past five years and to date in 2021. [49293/21]

Photo of James BrowneJames Browne (Wexford, Fianna Fail)
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The following table shows the number of deportation orders issued to Afghan nationals for the past five years. No deportation orders have been issued to Afghan nationals this year.

Furthermore, no existing deportation orders for Afghan nationals will be enforced in the current circumstances. For those with an existing deportation order, they can make a request to me to revoke the order and any such request will be prioritised.

Year DO Issued Afghan Nationals
2016 42
2017 34
2018 8
2019 64
2020 7
2021YTD 0
Total 155

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