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 provision; Asylum seekers; Ireland; Right 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of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
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