198. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and-or expected residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53553/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that, in response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), written representations have been submitted on behalf of the person concerned. 
These representations, together with all other information and documentation on file, will be fully considered, under Section 3 (6) of the Immigration A...

204. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and-or expected residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53917/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I refer to my previous response to the Deputy on 28 September, 2017 in relation to this issue. I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that INIS has no record of correspondence since then in relation to the person’s current circumstances. I am further informed that it remains open to the person concerned to contact INIS directly in the matter.
Response to Parliamentary Question 41129/...

205. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the current and-or expected residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53918/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Residency Permits)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned applied for residence permission and a right to work based on their parentage of an Irish citizen child on 23 May 2017. The Deputy will appreciate that applications are dealt with in chronological order. If further information or documentation is required, the person concerned will be contacted in writing by the relevant o...

206. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the residency options available in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53919/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that, in response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), written representations have been submitted on behalf of the person concerned. 
These representations, together with all other information and documentation on file, will be fully considered, under Section 3 (6) of the Immigration A...

207. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the procedures to be followed to regularise residency in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53920/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Policy)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that, in response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), the person concerned has not submitted written representations. 
The position in the State of the person concerned will now be decided by reference to the provisions of Section 3 (6) of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended) and all ...

208. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the progress to date in the determination of residency entitlement in the case of a person (details supplied) with particular reference to their stamp 4 application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53921/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that, in response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), written representations have been submitted on behalf of the person concerned.
These representations, together with all other information and documentation on file, will be fully considered, under Section 3 (6) of the Immigration Ac...

209. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the residency status in the case of a person (details supplied) who has lived here for more than ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53922/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned was granted leave to remain in the State for the period to 07 December 2017. This decision was conveyed in writing to the person concerned by letter dated 07 December 2016. 
The person concerned is required to apply in writing for the renewal of this permission. As my Department’s records show no evidence of such a renewa...

210. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when residency status in the context of stamp 4 citizenship will be awarded in the case of persons (details supplied); if their case will be urgently considered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53923/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the processing of an application for a certificate of naturalisation on behalf of the first named person who currently has permission to reside in the State until 14 June 2018, is ongoing and will be submitted to me for decision as expeditiously as possible.
There is no record of an application for a certificate of naturalisation from the seco...

211. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the relevant section of his Department has received all papers required in connection with the examination of entitlement to residency in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53924/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that, in response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), written representations have been submitted on behalf of the person concerned.
These representations, together with all other information and documentation on file, will be fully considered, under Section 3 (6) of the Immigration A...

212. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the residency status and possible entitlement to naturalisation in the case of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53925/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that requests were received for permission to remain in the State in respect of the persons concerned. 
However, these cases are among a number of such cases which are currently being held by my Department pending the outcome of the appeal to the Supreme Court of the Court of Appeal judgment in Luximon v. Minister for Justice and Equality which was...

213. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 121 of 30 November 2017, if on the basis of current circumstances they are likely to be eligible for consideration for naturalisation in the near future in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53926/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Naturalisation Applications)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that there is no record of an application for a certificate of naturalisation from the persons referred to by the Deputy.  A determination on whether an applicant satisfies the statutory criteria attendant to naturalisation can only be made after an application is received. 
It is open to any individual to lodge an application for a certificate of ...

214. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if consideration will be given to an application for stamp 4 leave to remain in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53928/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Leave to Remain)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that they have received a request for permission to remain in the State from the person concerned. 
However, this case is among a number of cases which are currently being held by my Department pending the outcome of the appeal to the Supreme Court of the Court of Appeal judgment in Luximon v. Minister for Justice and Equality which was heard in th...

215. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will consider on humanitarian grounds the serious health condition of a person (details supplied) in relation to their case; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53931/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned is the subject of a deportation order made on 11 March 2005. 
The person was deported from the State on 04 June 2006, however, according to information received from her legal representatives, she returned to this State the year after she was deported. 
Representations were received on behalf of the persons concerned reque...

216. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when consideration on humanity, compassionate and human rights grounds will be given in the case of a person (details supplied); if their case will be urgently reviewed in view of the circumstances with a view to granting residency status; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53933/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned is the subject of a Deportation Order made on 12 November 2008, following the refusal of the international protection claim made by the person concerned and the detailed consideration of their case under Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended). That Order remains valid and in place. 
Representations were receive...

217. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 97 of 28 September 2017, the current and or expected entitlement to temporary permanent residency in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 53934/17 asked on 14 Dec 2017 - Residency Permits)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that, in response to a notification pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended), written representations have been submitted on behalf of the person concerned.
These representations, together with all other information and documentation on file, will be fully considered, under Section 3 (6) of the Immigration A...

225. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if a person (details supplied) will be considered for Irish citizenship; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52998/17 asked on 12 Dec 2017 - Citizenship Applications)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that there is no record of an application for a certificate of naturalisation from the persons referred to by the Deputy. A determination on whether an applicant satisfies the statutory criteria attendant to naturalisation can only be made after an application is received. 
It is open to any individual to lodge an application for a certificate of ...

113. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 128 of 23 November 2017 regarding the case of a person (details supplied), if his attention has been drawn to the fact that no such permission issued; if the extension to stamp 4 will issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52517/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the responsibility for the registration process and confiscated passport of the person concerned, is a matter which must ultimately be resolved between the person concerned and their local Immigration Registration Office. 
Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the INIS of my Department by e-...

114. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if regularisation of residency status can be approved in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52518/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Residency Permits)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that it is not possible to identify the person referred to by the Deputy due to the lack of detail provided. If the Deputy can provide further details such as the person’s full name (if different from that already provided), their date of birth, their GNIB Registration Number, a Passport number, I will have the matter investigated further. If it i...

115. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when consideration will be given to the residency status in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52520/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Residency Permits)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned is the subject of a Deportation Order, made on 11 March 2005, following a comprehensive and thorough examination of their asylum claim and a detailed examination of the representations they submitted for consideration under Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999 (as amended). 
The person concerned, through their legal repre...

116. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the result of a refugee appeal will be determined in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52521/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Asylum Applications)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): If an application for asylum or subsidiary protection has been made in the State, for confidentiality reasons it is not the practice to comment on such applications and the applicant or their designated legal advisor should contact the International Protection Office directly either by email to info@ipo.gov.ie, by telephone to the IPO Customer Service Centre at 01 6028008 or in writing to Customer Service Centre, International Protecti...

117. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality when the result of a refugee appeal will be determined in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52522/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Asylum Applications)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): If an application for asylum or subsidiary protection has been made in the State, for confidentiality reasons it is not the practice to comment on such applications and the applicant or their designated legal advisor should contact the International Protection Office directly either by email to info@ipo.gov.ie, by telephone to the IPO Customer Service Centre at 01 6028008 or in writing to Customer Service Centre, International Protecti...

118. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52523/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Immigration Status)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I have been informed by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that an offer of temporary and limited immigration permission (Stamp 0 status) issued to the person concerned by registered post on 26 September 2017, and again on 23 November 2017; no reply has been received to date. The person’s request for Stamp 4 permission is a separate request and is under consideration. Further correspondence on this...

119. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the position with regard to the determination of permission to remain and eligibility for stamp 4 in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52525/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Asylum Applications)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): If an application for asylum or subsidiary protection has been made in the State, for confidentiality reasons it is not the practice to comment on such applications and the applicant or their designated legal advisor should contact the International Protection Office directly either by email to info@ipo.gov.ie, by telephone to the IPO Customer Service Centre at 01 6028008 or in writing to Customer Service Centre, International Protecti...

120. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the case of a person (details supplied) will be examined; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52526/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Deportation Orders)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned is the subject of a valid Deportation Order made on 20 June 2002. The Deputy might wish to note that persons subject of a Deportation Order are obliged to remove themselves from the State and to remain out of the State. 
Representations were received from the person concerned, pursuant to the provisions of section 3 (11) ...

121. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if the case of a person (details supplied) will be reconsidered on humanitarian grounds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 52527/17 asked on 07 Dec 2017 - Deportation Orders)

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that in accordance with Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999, the person concerned was notified, by letter dated 05 December 2017, that the Minister proposed to make a Deportation Order in respect of them. 
They were given the options, to be exercised within 15 working days, of leaving the State voluntarily, of consenting to the making of a Deport...