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"This is a historic day for thousands of undocumented families"

Around 17,000 people are likely to be eligible for a new scheme, offering undocumented migrants a legal right to stay in Ireland.

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15.30 31 Jan 2022


"This is a historic day for thousands of undocumented families"


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Around 17,000 people are likely to be eligible for a new scheme, offering undocumented migrants a legal right to stay in Ireland. Successful applicants will receive immigration permission, access to the labour market and can also begin a path to citizenship. Listener Irene tells "I am here in Ireland for 14 years now, undocumented. I haven't been home since that. This is a historic day for thousands of undocumented families and workers. This will transform our lives"

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