Enda Kenny: integrating 4,000 refugees is a challenge

Ireland has taken in just 486 Syrian refugees of a 4,000 target

30th October, 2016
Enda Kenny has said that integrating 4,000 Syrian refugees will be a “real challenge”. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that integrating 4,000 Syrian refugees will be a “real challenge”.

So far, the country has taken in just 486 of the refugees who have fled the civil war in Syria, although it has pledged to meet the 4,000 target.

But the latest national risk assessment has warned that the country cannot be complacent about immigration, which influenced the Brexit vote and which has fuelled the rise of nationalist political parties across...

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