'It's like I'm in a prison': Fears citizenship applications are facing years-long backlogs
Applicants waiting to receive Irish citizenship from the Department of Justice fear they could now be waiting years before their applications are approved following a High Court ruling in July...
“It’s a frustrating experience for applicants who don’t know where their application is in the queue and don’t have a time frame for how long it will take for their application to be dealt with. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been our experience that applications are dealt with within a six month period.
“The decision in the Jones case caused a great deal of worry for thousands of migrants. We welcomed the minister’s commitment to legislating in the aftermath of the decision, but we have been disappointed that no guidance has been given to people who are considering applying,”
Fiona Finn, CEO Nasc
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