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IMMIGRATION SERVICE DELIVERY ANNOUNCE TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS FOR INDIVIDUALS AWAITING FIRST TIME REGISTRATION

The Immigration Service Delivery have announced that whilst the Immigration Registration Offices remain closed (Burgh Quay and local registration offices around the country) individuals falling under certain categories who are  lawfully present in the State awaiting first registration, may apply to the Registration Office to request a letter confirming their permission to remain in the [...]

2020-05-22T08:33:09+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Proposed Scheme To Regularise The Status Of Undocumented Migrants Living In Ireland.

Sinnott Solicitors understand that as part of the Government formation talks between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party, discussions are currently taking place proposing to regularise the status of up to 17,000 undocumented migrants who are currently living in Ireland. This is a huge development and if introduced would be a fantastic scheme [...]

2020-05-21T15:16:52+00:00May 21st, 2020|Immigration Law|

IMMIGRATION SERVICE DELIVERY FAQ DOCUMENT 10 MAY 2020 – KEY POINTS AND ANALYSIS

The Immigration Service Delivery published another FAQ document regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection on the 20th of May 2020. The document provides further clarification on areas such as citizenship, defacto partners and spouses of Irish citizens and visas. As a lot of new information is contained in this document, we [...]

2020-05-21T14:22:17+00:00May 21st, 2020|Immigration Law|

COURT OF APPEAL ORDER RECONSIDERATION OF CITIZENSHIP REFUSAL BASED ON GOOD CHARACTER FINDINGS DUE TO ROAD TRAFFIC OFFENCES

The Court of Appeal delivered an important judgment on the 12th of May in the case of  Talla v Minister for Justice and Equality (2020) IECA 135. The decision is an important precedent for individuals applying for citizenship who have been convicted of road traffic offences, or who may have come to the attention of [...]

2020-05-21T08:49:48+00:00May 20th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Update from the Department of Justice & Equality Regarding Temporary Extension of Immigration Permissions Due to Expire Between 20th of May and 20th July 2020

The Department of Justice and Equality released a supplemental FAQ document regarding the impact of Covid-19 on Immigration and International Protection on the 13th of May 2020. The most important information contained in the update relates to Immigration and International Protection permissions expiring between 20th March 2020 and 20th July 2020.   Individuals whose immigration permission [...]

2020-05-14T11:08:52+00:00May 14th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Immigration Service Delivery FAQ Document 27 April 2020

The Immigration Service Delivery published an updated FAQ document regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection on the 27th of April. The primary difference between this and the previous FAQ document published on the 15th of April 2020 is that the updated FAQ confirms that holders of Working Holiday Authorisations are included [...]

2020-04-28T13:32:46+00:00April 28th, 2020|Immigration Law|

IMMIGRATION SERVICE DELIVERY ANNOUNCE TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS FOR CHANGE OF PERMISSION APPLICATIONS

Another day, another COVID-19 announcement – this time in relation to change of permission applications. The Immigration Service Delivery have announced a temporary arrangement whereby applications for a change in certain immigration permissions can be submitted electronically to the Registration Office, Burgh Quay, Dublin 2.   Applications for a change in the following permissions are [...]

2020-04-28T13:27:08+00:00April 28th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Julia Olivera Rodriguez v The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation – High Court Challenge against Refusal of Employment Permit

 The High Court delivered judgment in the case of Julia Olivera Rodriguez v The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation (2020 IEHC 174) on the 25th of March 2020. The judgment is an interesting decision dealing with the refusal of an employment permit and the application of the Standard Occupational Classification system (Soc 2010) by [...]

2020-04-24T10:09:04+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Employment Law|

Stamp 0 Permission to Remain in the State for Persons of Independent Means

Stamp 0 permission to remain is a low-level immigration permission granted to people of independent financial means to reside in the State on a temporary basis.  The reference to “0” is quite metaphorical in that it is a low-level immigration permission which gives the holder no permanent residence, employment or social assistance rights.  It is [...]

2020-04-22T10:46:35+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Immigration Law|

Venezuela and Immigration to Ireland

The UNHCR has recently reported that people continue to leave Venezuela in order to escape violence, insecurity and threats not to mention the lack of food, medicine and essential services.  It is reported that over 4 million Venezuelans are now living abroad which represents the largest exodus in the region’s recent history.  Regrettably, ongoing difficulties [...]

2020-04-22T10:39:36+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Immigration Law|