Immigration permit backlog cutting people off from State supports
NGOs who work with refugees and immigrants have called for a clearer and cross-departmental approach to solving the immigration permit backlog which has seen people waiting weeks for an appointment to renew their permission to remain.
Although the first extension to immigration permissions was issued in March, state offices are putting non-EEA nationals under significant pressure to produce up-to-date Immigration Residence Permits (IRP) cards.
Our team at Nasc has repeatedly had to intervene on behalf of clients to ensure that they are not wrongly refused access to services.
If you've been affected by the delays in getting a GNIB appointment contact our Free Legal Service for assistance.
Read the full article from the Irish Examiner here.