Refugee Agency

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A report by a Government-appointed expert group into ending direct provision and changes to the international protection process has made a series of recommendations to improve the system for asylum seekers. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Independent monitoring of centres, a reduction in the time an asylum seeker must wait before entering the labour force and vulnerability assessments, (...)

European commissioner for home affairs Ylva Johansson. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

New proposals for a common European Union system for managing migration will have a “strong focus” on deporting people who are refused asylum, the EU (...)

The draft programme for government contains a commitment to  end to Direct Provision. Photograph: Getty

The incoming Government must ensure migrant integration strategies are cross departmental and do not remain solely under the auspices of the Departmen(...)

 Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. Photograph: Sally Hayden

More than 200 Syrian refugees currently living in Beirut have been cleared to travel to Ireland once Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted, the head(...)

A Venezuelan woman changes her baby’s nappy next to official CEBAF taxis, at the border crossing between Ecuador and Peru. Photograph: Paul Musiol

In November 1984 political representatives from across Latin America gathered in Colombia to discuss the refugee exodus provoked by civil war in Centr(...)

 Refugees and security guards at a UNHCR compound in Nairobi on Monday, after a Ugandan refugee had taken his own life. Photograph:  Daniel Irungu/EPA

A refugee was found dead at the United Nations Refugee Agency compound in Nairobi on Monday, in an apparent suicide his friends are saying highlights (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said: “I know that the people of Ireland will welcome them with open arms.” File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has welcomed 50 Syrian refugees to the Mosney Direct Provision centre as part of Ireland’s refugee programme. (...)

Rohingya refugees continue their way after crossing from Myanmar into Palang Khali, Bangladesh, in November  2017:  Some 64 members of the Rohingya community arrived in Ireland in 2009.  Photograph: Hannah McKay

A report into the resettlement of more than 60 Rohingya people in Carlow more than a decade ago has warned of the educational and professional barrier(...)

A girl washes clothes as families stand outside a school used as a shelter for Internally Displaced People from northern Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou. Photograph: Olympia De Maismont/AFP

More than 70 million people worldwide are fleeing war, persecution and conflict, the highest number ever recorded, according to the UN Refugee Agency.(...)

Some 30 people have been deported to Pakistan from Ireland so far in 2018 followed by 19 deportees to China. Photograph: Istock

Most of the people deported from Ireland so far this year came from Pakistan, China, Nigeria and Brazil, according to data released by the Department (...)

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