Proposed US visa deal welcomed by campaigners
Bill could bring Ireland into E3 visa scheme, and benefit undocumented Irish
John Deasy, the Government’s special envoy to the US, is confident that the proposal has bipartisan support
News of a possible visa deal allowing Irish citizens to live and work in the United States will be welcomed by immigration campaigners on both sides of the Atlantic.
Ireland has long argued that the number of visas allocated to Irish citizens does not reflect the strong historic links between Ireland and the US. More than 35 million Americans claim Irish heritage.