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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|

Consultation meeting on Scheme for Undocumented Migrants

The Immigration Team at Sinnott Solicitors attended a consultation meeting on the 26th of April regarding the proposed Scheme To Regularise Undocumented Migrants in Ireland. The meeting was held by the Department of Justice and Equality to provide updated information regarding the proposed terms of the Scheme to Regularise Undocumented Migrants residing in Ireland and [...]

2021-07-29T09:42:49+00:00April 29th, 2021|Latest News, Undocumented Migrants|

Update on Scheme for Undocumented Migrants

The Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has announced the draft proposals for the scheme to regularise the thousands of undocumented migrants living in Ireland. It is anticipated that the scheme will be applicable to the many thousands of people who are living in Ireland without a lawful immigration status. The scheme will be open by [...]

2021-07-29T09:43:00+00:00April 24th, 2021|Latest News, Undocumented Migrants|

Processing of Irish Re-Entry Visa Applications

The Immigration Service Delivery have announced that normal processing of Irish Re-Entry Visa Applications has recommenced. Applicants are advised to contact their nearest Irish Embassy or Consular Office abroad to enquire about making a visa application on-line in order to return to Ireland or contact visamail@justice.ie. In country Re-Entry Visa Applications for adults or children should [...]

2021-04-23T10:32:55+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Latest News|

Update on Undocumented Migrants Scheme

Today the Government will discuss a bill which will allow for the regularisation of thousands of undocumented migrants living in Ireland. The memo, being brought by Justice Minister Helen McEntee, is part of her Department's action plan launched earlier this year. It commits to opening "a new regularisation scheme for thousands of undocumented migrants who [...]

2021-07-29T09:43:20+00:00April 21st, 2021|Latest News, Undocumented Migrants|

Our clients recent experience of applying for Irish citizenship

Here is our client Fangzhe Qiu speaking about his recent experience of applying for Irish citizenship. Fangzhe and his wife Lijing applied for Irish citizenship in September 2020 however the application was returned because they had submitted the application in Irish. They were told to reapply in English in circumstances where the Irish language version [...]

2021-04-19T09:25:41+00:00April 19th, 2021|Latest News|
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