Helen Lowry

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"Everything you do, you worry in case you’re exposed in some way."

In a meeting room on Dame Street, 12 young people are eating pizza and drawing pictures that represent their hopes and dreams (“That’s meant to be a b(...)

It is estimated there are between 20,000 and 25,000 undocumented people living in Ireland, including children. Photograph: Eric Luke

A majority of the Irish public is in favour of allowing undocumented migrants the right to live and work here legally, according to a poll commission(...)

Recognising reality

How to give some foreign migrants, who entered Ireland legally on visas in recent years but who have remained here and become undocumented, an oppo(...)

Demonstrators in Dublin  supporting the ‘undocumented’ in Ireland. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Department of Justice officials are considering a proposal aimed at regularising the status of up to 20,000 undocumented migrants living and working i(...)

Campaign co-ordinator Helen Lowry, of the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) said  regularising undocumented migrants in Ireland would strengthen the Government’s case for the Irish in the US. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Undocumented migrants living in Ireland staged a rally in central Dublin on Sunday campaigning for regularised status similar to that sought by the Go(...)

A scheme to regularise the legal position of about 26,000 undocumented migrants, including up to 5,000 undocumented children, could generate “a pot(...)

A screengrab from the Migrants Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI)

One in five undocumented people have lived in the State for more than 10 years, according to new research. The study for the Migrants Rights Centre Ir(...)

The Government must address the problem of children of non-EU residents paying up to €8,000 in college fees, campaigners have (...)