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…

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…

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Citizenship – The Six Week Rule

Citizenship – The Six Week Rule   An update on the draconian Six Week Rule from Sinnott Solicitors   A number of our clients have faced difficulties with their citizenship/ naturalisation applications because they have been absent from the State for more than Six weeks.   According to the Citizenship Section of the Department of…