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REVOCATION OF IRISH CITIZENSHIP

Over the past number of years Sinnott Solicitors have seen a stark increase in cases where individuals who have been granted Irish Citizenship through naturalisation have received notifications of intention to revoke their citizenship by the Department of Justice and Equality. Whilst previously it was most uncommon for Certificates of Irish Naturalisation to be revoked [...]

2020-06-10T10:33:30+00:00June 10th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Update on Submitting Citizenship Applications to the Department of Justice

Since the Immigration Service Delivery released their last FAQ document regarding the Impact of Covid-19 on Immigration and International Protection dated 28 May 2020, there has been a lot of confusion in terms of citizenship applications and whether or not individuals should proceed to submit their applications for Irish citizenship.  The update states as follows: [...]

2020-06-10T07:13:43+00:00June 9th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Sinnott Solicitors Re-Open for Office Consultations

Sinnott Solicitors are delighted to announce that we have re-opened our doors and are now available for in person consultations at our office in Dublin 6 in full compliance with COVID-19 health and safety regulations. We have been busy over the past number of weeks implementing new protection measures and systems to ensure the safety [...]

2020-06-10T07:45:57+00:00June 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

CRIMINAL CONVICTION FOR MAN WHO WAS GRANTED IRISH CITIZENSHIP USING FALSE IDENTITY

On the 22nd May 2020, an Albanian man was sentenced to three years in prison for making a false declaration on his Irish Citizenship Application which subsequently resulted in him being granted Irish Citizenship.  This case is the first conviction of its kind in Ireland and we suspect may become a precedent for further prosecutions [...]

2020-06-08T13:41:27+00:00June 8th, 2020|Immigration Law|

How may your immigration status change if you separate or divorce from an Irish Citizen Spouse or Civil Partner

Non-EEA nationals who are married to or who are the civil partners of Irish citizens are entitled to be granted a stamp 4 permission to reside in Ireland.  A query which we frequently receive at Sinnott Solicitors is what happens to a person’s immigration status when they separate or divorce from their Irish citizen spouse [...]

2020-06-05T17:22:25+00:00June 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Immigration Service Delivery FAQ Document 28th of May 2020 and Citizenship Applications

For the second time this week The Immigration Service Delivery have updated the FAQ document regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection – updated 28th of May 2020. The key difference between this and the FAQ document published earlier this week relates to Citizenship applications (paragraphs 103 and 104 of the FAQ [...]

2020-05-29T13:49:52+00:00May 29th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Immigration Service Delivery FAQ Document 26th of May 2020

The Immigration Service Delivery have updated the FAQ document regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection – updated 26th of May 2020. The update deals with English language students who were resident on a student permission but who left the State as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and those who have [...]

2020-05-27T09:15:16+00:00May 27th, 2020|Immigration Law|

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|