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#Undocumented Irish

From TheJournal.ie 'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US Detention

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Trump is open to finding a solution for the illegal Irish in the US LIVING IN THE USA

Varadkar says Trump is open to finding a solution for the illegal Irish in the US

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the issue of the undocumented Irish is very much on Trump’s mind.

From TheJournal.ie 'To be honest, there's a lot of panic': What's changed for the undocumented Irish under Trump Anxious Wait

'To be honest, there's a lot of panic': What's changed for the undocumented Irish under Trump

Simon Coveney recently told the Dáil that there are Irish people “literally living in the shadows” in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador False

Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador

In a speech, Donald Trump said Ireland has plans to reduce its corporate tax rate to 8%.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA? Diaspora

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

From TheJournal.ie 'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences Undocumented Irish

'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences

John Cunningham was arrested on Friday for living illegally in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Enda's 'lecture' to Donald Trump on immigration Shamrock

Watch: Enda's 'lecture' to Donald Trump on immigration

A speech by Enda Kenny last night has drawn a lot of international attention.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit St Patrick's Day

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit

Kenny said he would be raising the issue with Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

From TheJournal.ie US immigration attorney warns undocumented Irish to 'remain silent or you'll be gone very quickly' No Sanctuary

US immigration attorney warns undocumented Irish to 'remain silent or you'll be gone very quickly'

Between 11 and 12 million illegal immigrants are believed to be living in the US, some 50,000 of those are understood to be Irish.

From TheJournal.ie Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning Campaign Promise

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning

During his election campaign, Trump said he wanted to end the visa scheme

From TheJournal.ie Here's why controlling immigration in America isn't all that easy Land Of Opportunity

Here's why controlling immigration in America isn't all that easy

“The Irish had that extra bit of clout because of political and business leaders with Irish connections such as McCain.”

From TheJournal.ie Migrants rally to urge Taoiseach not to forget about them Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Migrants rally to urge Taoiseach not to forget about them

They wanted to be treated the same way Enda Kenny treats the “undocumented Irish”.

From TheJournal.ie US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama's immigration reform plan Undocumented

US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama's immigration reform plan

The bill has virtually no chance of passing the Senate, however.

From TheJournal.ie Race, immigration, and water water everywhere – the year in Irish and American politics Transatlantic

Race, immigration, and water water everywhere – the year in Irish and American politics

It was a year of unrest and protest on both sides of the Atlantic, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US Immigration Reform

Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US

President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help Emigration

Opinion: The undocumented Irish in the US need and deserve our help

About 50,000 Irish citizens currently live in the US without legal status – we can’t just turn our backs on them.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish Emigrants

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’ Capitol Hill

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald held meetings with US politicians at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown Undocumented Irish

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown

The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.

From TheJournal.ie US congressmen visit Leinster House to discuss undocumented Irish Immigration

US congressmen visit Leinster House to discuss undocumented Irish

Fine Gael TD Pat Breen, who met with them, will travel to Washington next month to lobby politicians on the US immigration reform legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's undocumented to be discussed during meeting of Foreign Affairs Committee Undocumented Irish

Ireland's undocumented to be discussed during meeting of Foreign Affairs Committee

The enlargement of the EU, as well as developments in the OSCE will also be discussed today.

From TheJournal.ie Immigration law would end 'hardship and uncertainty' for undocumented Irish Immigration

Immigration law would end 'hardship and uncertainty' for undocumented Irish

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has welcomed the publication of a draft law to radically reform the US immigration system.

From TheJournal.ie Prospects of undocumented Irish in US boosted by Obama speech, says Tánaiste Undocumented Irish

Prospects of undocumented Irish in US boosted by Obama speech, says Tánaiste

The position of undocumented Irish in the US is an important priority of the Government, and an ongoing dialogue with the US Administration and Congress is being pursued, says Eamon Gilmore.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of undocumented migrants stage candlelit march to Dáil Undocumented

Hundreds of undocumented migrants stage candlelit march to Dáil

The campaigners called on the Government to give them the opportunity to win legal status in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Our nightly wrap-up of what’s been going on… including some hints on who to watch in tonight’s Eurovision semi-final.