Nine out of ten passengers at Dublin Airport without proper documents allowed to stay
Immigration officials refused permission to land to 7,662 people at Dublin Airport last year but 6,765 of them were allowed to stay after they sought international protection
About nine in ten passengers refused permission to land at Dublin Airport last year for not having the required travel documents were subsequently allowed to stay, it has emerged.
Immigration officers can carry out checks as passengers disembark aircraft, and have the power to refuse permission to land for passengers who do not have passports or valid ID. But any passenger who states that they intend to apply for asylum has to be allowed to ...