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Syrian Humanitarian Admission Programme
In response to the current humanitarian crisis in Syria the Minister for Justice and Equality is putting in place a humanitarian initiative - the Syrian Humanitarian Admission Programme (SHAP). This Programme will allow naturalised Irish citizens of Syrian birth and Syrian nationals already lawfully resident in the State, to make an Application for vulnerable close family members to join them in Ireland on a temporary basis for up to two years. Please read the Minister's Press Release and view FAQ's.
Latest Press Releases
- 10/04/2014 Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013 completes its passage through the Houses of the Oireachtas
- 10/04/2014 Minister Shatter publishes European Arrest Warrant Annual Report for 2013
- 09/04/2014 Minister Shatter publishes the Criminal Assets Bureau Annual Report for the year ending 31 December 2012
- More Press Releases....