We’re only paying lip service to asylum seekers’ right to work

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Title: We’re only paying lip service to asylum seekers’ right to work
Authors: Thornton, Liam
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9618
Date: 25-Jan-2018
Online since: 2019-02-27T14:48:31Z
Abstract: For more than two decades Irish governments have refused to permit asylum seekers to look for or enter employment. Two excuses are trotted out: it would lead to abuse of the Common Travel Area with the UK; and allowing them to work would prompt a surge in the number of people seeking asylum in the Republic.
Type of material: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine
Publisher: Irish Times
Keywords: Direct provisionAsylum seekersIrelandRight to work
Other versions: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/we-re-only-paying-lip-service-to-asylum-seekers-right-to-work-1.3367349
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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