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Abolition of Irish Re-Entry Visas

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service announced yesterday that the Re-Entry Visa system for visa required nationals entering the Irish State will be abolished from the 13th of May 2019. This is a significant development in the Irish Immigration System and a further positive change which will benefit approximately 40,000 non-EEA nationals living in Ireland [...]

2019-06-27T11:51:40+00:00April 13th, 2019|Immigration Law, Uncategorized|

Employment Permit System – Changes to Critical Skills Employment Permits and Ineligible Categories of Employment

The Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation has announced important changes to the Employment Permit system which will help ease the current burden on employers in filling key labour shortages in certain areas. The construction industry, engineering and high-performance sports sector are the principal beneficiaries of the changes which take effect from the 22nd of [...]

2019-06-27T13:40:38+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

De Facto Partner of a Critical Skills Employment Permit Holder, or of a Non-EEA Researcher on a Hosting Agreement – New Pre-Clearance Scheme

On the 6th of March the Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation in conjunction with the Minister for Justice and Equality publicised the abolition of the old Dependant Spouse Employment permit procedure. It was announced that Spouses and De-Facto Partners of Critical Skills Employment Permit Holders (CSEP) and Non-EEA Researchers on Hosting Agreements could now [...]

2019-06-27T13:43:23+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Immigration Law|