Monday March 30, 2020

Measures aim to close back door access to labour market

All non-EU citizens travelling to Ireland for longer than a period of several months will require visas to remain in the state, the government has indicated.

19th September, 2009

All non-EU citizens travelling to Ireland for longer than a period of several months will require visas to remain in the state, the government has indicated.

The move is part of a broad plan aimed at curbing abuse of the immigrant visa system, amid fears that student visas and other visas are being used to gain back-door access to the labour market. The major reform of Ireland’s visa system would bring the state into line...

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