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Department of Justice & Equality
Speaking from Helsinki, where he is attending a meeting of EU Home Affairs Ministers, the Minister for Justice and Equality, TD, has addressed the recent High Court judgment on citizenship, saying:
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Ruth Coppinger Jul 18
Those who have applications, or are planning on making an application soon, need to be given an assurance to progress as normal and that, if necessary, legislation will pass swiftly through both Houses early in September to resolve the matter.
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Rami Albatal Jul 18
Thanks for raising this point @RuthCoppingerTD . Many applicants (like myself) are waiting for a decision for over one year. If the new ruling will lead to rejecting our applications, we will not be able to apply any soon. We ask for and for all applicants.
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SenatorBillyLawless Jul 18
Delighted that the Minister for Justice and Equality is addressing this matter with the urgency required
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chris bezuidenhout Jul 18
Huge concern, there are thousands of people affected by this especially in critical skills jobs where multinational companies expect employees to travel to some extent for business as per job description. Theoretically such employees don't stand a chance to call Ireland home.
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Wasi lala Jul 18
I have a single parent and she is 52 and a diabetic with eye disease and I have to visit her 2 times a year in India. I pay all my taxes, working on a skilled job on stamp 4. This is unacceptable and sounds like a rule from ancient age.(from my frnd?
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Navjot Singh Virk Jul 18
Thanks Minister , really respect your approach putting the issue on urgent priority. Concerned People have come together here on the petition to share views and how this ruling can adversely affect their lives, hope to see a good change😀
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Darragh Murphy Jul 18
Good man Charlie. It's important for people to have some reassurance.
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Arif Jul 18
Thanks for swift response, . We're looking forward to hearing good news on this as this decision doesn't fit to Ireland's outlook and future plans. Although we acknowledge being a part of this country is a privilege, this decision is definitely not fit for purpose
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Maggie Louise Jul 18
good to hear that this is being dealt with the urgency needed
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Kaka789 Jul 18
Thanks for swift response, . We're looking forward to hearing good news on this as this decision doesn't fit to Ireland's outlook and future plans.
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