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Immigration Update

Important Changes to Citizenship Application Process, Extension or Irish Residence Permits and suspension of Re-entry visas for Children under 16. Applicants for Irish citizenship will no longer be required to submit their original passport with their initial application under changes coming into effect from next year. Instead, they can provide a full colour copy of [...]

2021-11-17T11:39:40+00:00November 17th, 2021|Latest News|

Court News – Employment Permits

Important High Court judgment on applying for an Employment Permit without a valid immigration permission in Ireland  The High Court recently delivered an important judgment regarding applications for employment permits in Ireland where the Applicant does not have lawful permission to remain on the State. The Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment is responsible for [...]

2021-11-08T09:45:06+00:00November 8th, 2021|Latest News|

Employment Permit Applications for Stamp 4 Holders

The Department of Enterprise Trade and Innovation recently posted an update regarding the application for  employment permits where Applicants are the holders of a Stamp 4 permission to remain. Ordinarily the holder of a Stamp 4 permission to remain in Ireland does not require an employment permit in order to work in the State. However [...]

2021-11-08T09:44:52+00:00November 8th, 2021|Latest News|

Irish Afghanistan Admission Programme

On the 28th of September 2021 the Irish Government announced the introduction of the Irish Afghanistan Admission Programme. The purpose of the programme is to allow an additional 500 nationals of Afghanistan to join their family members in the Republic of Ireland and reside here on a full time basis.  Who can apply for the [...]

2021-11-19T14:54:25+00:00October 5th, 2021|Latest News|

Automatic Extension of Immigration Permissions

The Minister for Justice along with the Minister for State for Law Reform, Youth Justice and Immigration have announced a further automatic extension of immigration permissions until the 15th of January 2022. The extension is applicable to all immigration permissions expiring between the 21st of September 2021 and the 15th of January 2022 and covers [...]

2021-09-21T16:22:48+00:00September 21st, 2021|Latest News|

Ireland resumes the Processing of Short Stay C Visa Applications

In March 2020, the Immigration Service Delivery suspended the processing of Short Stay C Visas (apart from a limited number of exceptional circumstances) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. This has been a difficult time for many non-EEA visa required nationals seeking to travel to Ireland for short periods of time, particularly for persons [...]

2021-09-14T07:10:03+00:00September 14th, 2021|Latest News|

Applications for Extension of Stamp 1 G Student Graduate Permission

A Stamp 1G Student Graduate Permission is awarded in the Republic of Ireland to non-EEA National graduate students who have completed their studies and have been awarded a qualification at Level 8 or above on the National Framework of Qualifications by a recognised awarding body.  An Honours Bachelor’s Degree equates to a Level 8 qualification [...]

2021-09-13T10:32:14+00:00September 13th, 2021|Latest News|

Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

THE RESPONSE OF THE IRISH GOVERNMENT AND ASSISTANCE FROM SINNOTT SOLICITORS It is hard to believe the humanitarian crisis which has unfolded in Afghanistan in the past number of days which has shocked the world. Sinnott Solicitors have represented many nationals of Afghanistan over the years in their applications for International Protection, Irish citizenship, applications [...]

2021-08-18T11:25:50+00:00August 18th, 2021|Latest News|

Irish Employment Permit News

Temporary Reopening of Meat Processing Operatives Quota The Employment Permit Regulations 2017 introduced a quota of 300 General Employment Permits for Meat Boners to work in Ireland. On the 1st of February 2021, the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment, announced that the quota had been filled as a result of which no new employment [...]

2021-08-05T08:26:40+00:00August 5th, 2021|Latest News|

Latest Irish Immigration News

It has been a busy week of developments in the Irish Immigration world. Here is a round-up of the latest Irish Immigration News. Re-opening of Garda National Immigration Bureau The Immigration Service Delivery have announced that the Garda National Immigration Bureau will reopen for first time registrations from Monday the 10th of May. Appointments can [...]

2021-05-11T15:37:01+00:00May 7th, 2021|Latest News|
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