ASSESSING DEPENDANCY

ASSESSING DEPENDANCY

We recently wrote about the Sadiq case where the High Court issued a judgement which we believe was highly critical of the manner in which the Department of Justice and Equality dealt with family reunification cases (Sadiq & Ors v the Minister for Justice and...
Employment Permit (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Employment Permit (Amendment) Regulations 2019

One of the main difficulties we have noted in recent years is that many applications for Work Permits have been rejected because the person’s skills were said to be surplus to Irish requirements. Happily, the Employment Permit (Amendment) Regulations 2019 were enacted...
Application for Irish Citizenship

Application for Irish Citizenship

Many of you will be familiar with the recent High Court case where Judge Barrett ruled that applicants for Irish citizenship by naturalisation requires “a period of one year’s continuous residence in the State immediately before the date of the application”.  One year...
Visa Applications

Visa Applications

An interesting Visa application case was recently decided in the High Court and the Court’s decision should have been front page news because it said so much about the Immigration system in Ireland.  The case is called  Sadiq, Usman and Zareen Taj and ors v Minister...