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Irish government won't be contributing to the DeSouzas' legal bill
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Irish government won't be contributing to the DeSouzas' legal bill

Oct 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 28,914 Views 17 Comments

The legal case taken by the DeSouzas was “a private case in respect of an immigration application”, the Irish government said.

UK government spent over £55,000 on legal fees against Emma DeSouza
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UK government spent over £55,000 on legal fees against Emma DeSouza

Jul 29th 2020, 5:03 PM 26,490 Views 9 Comments

“You have to be at the very bottom or you have to be rich to use the legal system,” DeSouza said.

Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat
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Citizenship campaigner Emma DeSouza interested in possible Seanad seat

Updated Jun 13th 2020, 7:28 PM 40,344 Views 74 Comments

DeSouza was involved in a legal battle with the UK Home Office until last month.

Emma DeSouza drops legal challenge after change to immigration laws
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Emma DeSouza drops legal challenge after change to immigration laws

May 21st 2020, 3:27 PM 22,359 Views 16 Comments

DeSouza said she will continue to campaign for full recognition of Irish citizenship in NI.

DeSouza to argue her case in US: 'Political pressure must be brought to bear on the British government'
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DeSouza to argue her case in US: 'Political pressure must be brought to bear on the British government'

Jan 28th 2020, 10:54 PM 14,495 Views 65 Comments

Emma DeSouza will be asking the House of Representatives to pass a resolution supporting her case to self-identify as Irish.

Despite Stormont deal, confusion still exists on self-identifying as Irish in the North
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Despite Stormont deal, confusion still exists on self-identifying as Irish in the North

Jan 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 9,767 Views 27 Comments

Emma DeSouza says that the UK interprets the right to identify as Irish “as akin to being a GAA supporter or country music fan”.

People have been asking the Irish government what the DeSouza ruling means for them
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People have been asking the Irish government what the DeSouza ruling means for them

Jan 4th 2020, 8:00 AM 45,006 Views 21 Comments

“This is unacceptable. I don’t want to be a British citizen,” one person who wrote to the Taoiseach argued.

NI appeals court to hear case today of Derry woman who was ruled to be a British citizen
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NI appeals court to hear case today of Derry woman who was ruled to be a British citizen

Dec 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,656 Views 7 Comments

Emma De Souza has always identified as Irish, a right that is enshrined in the Good Friday Agreement.

'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza
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'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza

Dec 17th 2019, 5:54 PM 19,785 Views 21 Comments

“No one should have to go to court to be able to assert their right to be Irish,” Tánaiste Simon Coveney said in Belfast.

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British
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UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British

Nov 23rd 2019, 5:01 PM 49,170 Views 53 Comments

The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?
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FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

Oct 18th 2019, 6:00 AM 28,240 Views 25 Comments

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson
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Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson

Oct 15th 2019, 3:47 PM 18,683 Views 41 Comments

The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.

The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen
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The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen

Oct 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 32,126 Views 44 Comments

“A person’s nationality cannot depend in law on an undisclosed state of mind,” the Upper Tribunal argued in it’s decision.

'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'
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'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'

Oct 14th 2019, 7:30 PM 23,233 Views 30 Comments

The issue about more than citizenship and identity, writes Sarah Creighton.

'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 
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'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 6:46 PM 112,177 Views 104 Comments

DeSouza, from Co Derry, identified herself as Irish in an application for a residence card for her US-born husband.

Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish
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Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish

Sep 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 54,501 Views 45 Comments

Emma DeSouza has won three court cases against the UK’s Home Office, which has argued that she is a British citizen.

'The UK government keep appealing until you give up': Rights activists hold rallies in Belfast and London
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'The UK government keep appealing until you give up': Rights activists hold rallies in Belfast and London

Apr 19th 2019, 10:00 PM 22,759 Views 22 Comments

Emma DeSouza is challenging the Home Office’s argument that British immigration law supersedes the Good Friday Agreement.