Submission to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the Issue of Domestic Violence

Unlike most other jurisdictions, current Irish immigration legislation does not provide a statutory right to family reunification for Irish citizens or legally resident migrants. The exceptions are for refugees and EU citizens and their family members. For an international comparative perspective, see the Migrant Integration Policy Index (2010), which ranked Ireland’s family reunification policies as ‘slightly unfavourable’ compared to other EU states, the USA, Canada, Norway and Switzerland:
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New results of MIPEX

We are pleased to announce that the new results of MIPEX (2014-2020) will be published by the end of 2020. MIPEX 2020 will include 52 European and non-European countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, EU28, India, Japan, Mexico, US and much more. Stay tuned!