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Update on Visa Applications to Ireland

Update on Visa Applications to Ireland: The Immigration Service Delivery released another FAQ document regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and International Protection – updated 12th of June 2020.  The changes in this update primarily relate to visa applications and  visas which were issued prior to the 15th of March 2020.   Previously the [...]

2020-09-02T13:05:03+00:00June 15th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Retention of EU Residence permission

Retention of EU Residence permission following marriage breakdown, death or departure of an EU Citizen. Sinnott Solicitors receive numerous queries from clients regarding their immigration status when certain unavoidable situations arise affecting their EU Treaty Rights residence permission. This is usually the case when an person obtained an EUFAM 4  residence permission to remain in [...]

2020-09-02T13:23:25+00:00June 14th, 2020|EU Treaty Rights|

Revocation of Irish citizenship notification

Revocation of Irish citizenship notification: 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 [...]

2020-09-02T13:30:35+00:00June 10th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Submitting Citizenship Applications

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 [...]

2020-09-02T13:36:58+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 [...]

2020-09-02T14:30:49+00:00June 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Irish citizenship using false identity

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 [...]

2020-09-02T13:47:54+00:00June 8th, 2020|Immigration Law|

How may your immigration status change if you separate or divorce

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 [...]

2020-09-15T08:58:57+00:00June 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Immigration Service Delivery FAQ Document 28th of May 2020

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 [...]

2020-09-07T10:24:40+00:00May 29th, 2020|Immigration Law|

Immigration Service Delivery FAQ Document

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 [...]

2020-09-02T15:02:31+00:00May 27th, 2020|Immigration Law|

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 [...]

2020-09-07T10:25:06+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|