Anti-immigrant protestors often trot out wild allegations about migrants coming to Ireland with no passports as an abuse of our immigration system. In the first quarter of 2023 there have been 780 such people which is down 50% on the peak figure in 2022. Asylum seekers arriving in a country without passports is not unusual,… Continue reading Let’s talk about asylum seekers arriving in Ireland without documents
I find it a little bit nauseating to hear people talking about their ‘concern for the asylum seekers’ as a reason for their committed opposition to housing them in their community. It has always struck me as odd that the people expressing concern have never exhibited strong feelings in that connection in the past. The… Continue reading Aleppo to Ballinamore-Would You Accept the ‘Inadequate Services’?