The Immigration Blog

NOTICE ON INIS WEBPAGE RE POSITION OF BRITISH CITIZENS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AFTER THE END OF THE BREXIT TRANSITIONAL DATE ON 31ST DECEMBER 2020

INIS have provided a number of clarifications with regards to the immigration position of British Citizens and their family members following the 31st December 2020- The end of the Brexit Transitional period. The notice confirms that “nothing will change for UK nationals living in Ireland” on the basis of the Common Travel Area.

We Are Hiring!

Berkeley solicitors is now recruiting for two positions. An Immigration Solicitor and a Reception/Admin Support role. Click Links for details. Immigration Solicitor: https://www.lawsociety.ie/legalvacancies/viewjobs/solicitor23/?filters=&location=&category=&area=#.X60rOWj7SUk Reception/Admin Support: https://www.lawsociety.ie/legalvacancies/viewjobs/receptionistadmin-support/?filters=&location=&category=&area=#.X60qxWj7SUk Closing Date for Applications: 23 November 2020 at 5pm.

ESTABLISHMENT OF A SINGLE PERSON COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY INTO REFUSALS OF IRISH CITIZENSHIP WHERE NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS ARISE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

The Minister for Justice and Equality has announced the establishment of the awaited Single Person Committee of Inquiry into refusals of naturalisation applications where the refusal is in whole or in part based on national security concerns.

MINISTER FOR JUSTICE ANSWERS PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS RELATING TO EU TREATY RIGHTS REVIEW APPLICATIONS

On Tuesday 22nd September 2020, Holly Cairns TD put a number of parliamentary questions to the Minister for Justice relating to EU Treaty Rights review applications. Deputy Cairns asked the Minister to provide details of the immigration status given to individuals that are waiting for a decision on EUTR review applications, and further asked if persons that are waiting for an EUTR review decision are permitted to work or to claim Covid-19 pandemic emergency payments.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ANNOUNCES FURTHER RESUMPTION OF VISA SERVICES

On 25th September 2020, the Department of Justice published an announcement on its website confirming that it has recommenced issuing decisions for certain visa categories. Due to Covid-19, the Department had been issuing decisions in respect of the Emergency/Priority categories of visas only.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PUBLISHES NOTICE FOR NON-EEA FAMILY MEMBERS OF BRITISH CITIZENS WHO ARE RESIDING IN IRELAND

On 17th September 2020, the Department of Justice published an updated notice regarding the status of non-EEA family members of British citizens who are residing in Ireland. The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31st December 2020.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXTENSION OF IMMIGRATION PERMISSIONS

The Minister for Justice and Equality has today announced a further temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions until the 20th January 2021. This is the fifth automatic extension of immigration permissions and it is expected to be the final extension announced.

STATELESS CHILD BORN IN IRELAND GRANTED A CERTIFICATE OF NATIONALITY

We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to our client and their minor child who was recently granted a certificate of nationality pursuant to Section 28 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956. This is a significant decision for other stateless persons who may have a baby born in Ireland who is not entitled to any citizenship from another country.

The Immigration Blog

NOTICE ON INIS WEBPAGE RE POSITION OF BRITISH CITIZENS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AFTER THE END OF THE BREXIT TRANSITIONAL DATE ON 31ST DECEMBER 2020

INIS have provided a number of clarifications with regards to the immigration position of British Citizens and their family members following the 31st December 2020- The end of the Brexit Transitional period. The notice confirms that “nothing will change for UK nationals living in Ireland” on the basis of the Common Travel Area.

We Are Hiring!

Berkeley solicitors is now recruiting for two positions. An Immigration Solicitor and a Reception/Admin Support role. Click Links for details. Immigration Solicitor: https://www.lawsociety.ie/legalvacancies/viewjobs/solicitor23/?filters=&location=&category=&area=#.X60rOWj7SUk Reception/Admin Support: https://www.lawsociety.ie/legalvacancies/viewjobs/receptionistadmin-support/?filters=&location=&category=&area=#.X60qxWj7SUk Closing Date for Applications: 23 November 2020 at 5pm.

ESTABLISHMENT OF A SINGLE PERSON COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY INTO REFUSALS OF IRISH CITIZENSHIP WHERE NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS ARISE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

The Minister for Justice and Equality has announced the establishment of the awaited Single Person Committee of Inquiry into refusals of naturalisation applications where the refusal is in whole or in part based on national security concerns.

MINISTER FOR JUSTICE ANSWERS PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS RELATING TO EU TREATY RIGHTS REVIEW APPLICATIONS

On Tuesday 22nd September 2020, Holly Cairns TD put a number of parliamentary questions to the Minister for Justice relating to EU Treaty Rights review applications. Deputy Cairns asked the Minister to provide details of the immigration status given to individuals that are waiting for a decision on EUTR review applications, and further asked if persons that are waiting for an EUTR review decision are permitted to work or to claim Covid-19 pandemic emergency payments.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ANNOUNCES FURTHER RESUMPTION OF VISA SERVICES

On 25th September 2020, the Department of Justice published an announcement on its website confirming that it has recommenced issuing decisions for certain visa categories. Due to Covid-19, the Department had been issuing decisions in respect of the Emergency/Priority categories of visas only.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PUBLISHES NOTICE FOR NON-EEA FAMILY MEMBERS OF BRITISH CITIZENS WHO ARE RESIDING IN IRELAND

On 17th September 2020, the Department of Justice published an updated notice regarding the status of non-EEA family members of British citizens who are residing in Ireland. The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31st December 2020.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXTENSION OF IMMIGRATION PERMISSIONS

The Minister for Justice and Equality has today announced a further temporary extension of immigration and international protection permissions until the 20th January 2021. This is the fifth automatic extension of immigration permissions and it is expected to be the final extension announced.

STATELESS CHILD BORN IN IRELAND GRANTED A CERTIFICATE OF NATIONALITY

We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to our client and their minor child who was recently granted a certificate of nationality pursuant to Section 28 of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956. This is a significant decision for other stateless persons who may have a baby born in Ireland who is not entitled to any citizenship from another country.