August Newsletter - Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre
Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre

Protecting Human Rights, Promoting Integration, Campaigning for Change

#EverydayRacism - 30 Days of Actions Against Racism

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre are launching an anti-racism social media campaign for the month of September. The campaign ‘#EverydayRacism – 30 Days of Action’ will begin on Monday 1st September and run until the end of the month...[Read More]

Nasc Staff Present at International Foster Care Organisation Conference

Nasc’s Fiona Hurley and Susan Mackey attended and presented at the 2014 European Conference organised by the International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) today. The three day conference (August 26th – 29th),  hosted at ...[Read More]

Innovative Youth Internship Programme Launched by Nasc, CEIA and Atlantic Philanthropies

Last week marked the launch of a new and innovative Youth Internship Programme in Cork. The program is an initiative of the Cork Electronics Industry Association (CEIA),Atlantic Philanthropies Director/Employee Designated Gift Fund and Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre. The Youth internship Program will enable four young people, two of whom are from a migrant background, to develop knowledge and skills in the areas of science...[Read More]

Nasc a recruiting a Legal Intern

Nasc, The Irish Immigrant Support Centre is recruiting: A Legal Intern (4 days per week / 30 hours). This is an unpaid internship. Nasc is inviting applications for a Legal Intern. The successful candidate will gain experience in the practical application of aspects of asylum, immigration and social welfare law...[Read More]

Great Results for Clients from the Legal Clinic

The legal service continued to receive positive outcomes for our clients in a variety of complex cases throughout August. Positive decisions were reached in four cases based on the Zambrano judgement and residency was granted to the non-EEA parents of Irish citizen children as a result...[Read More]

Press Release: Nasc Welcomes Renewed Government Commitment to Reform of Direct Provision 

Minister Frances Fitzgerald was quoted in the Irish Times today (‘Government to review conditions for asylum seekers’, 12 August 2014) reiterating the Government’s recent commitment to reviewing the direct provision system which houses asylum...[Read More]

INIS Notice on Student Probationary Extension

INIS have published information for people who were given a residency permission under the Student Probationary Extension. It includes details of what they will be required to do to renew their permission...[Read More]

Generous Donation for Nasc's Separated Children's Fund

Last month, Nasc called for friends and supporters to help usource a bike for a young man involved in our Separated Children’s Fund. We got a great response with many of you sharing the request. We are now pleased to say that because of a number of individuals...[Read More]
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