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Enable migrants and ethnic minorities to access justice and human rights and work to achieve a just, inclusive and equal society.

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Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report

Nasc Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report 2017 Nasc has published a ‘Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report‘. This report is an audit of the Government’s progress... (more...)

Person or Number? 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection

2015 Person or Number 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection is a follow on to the 2012 report, Person or Number. Person or Number? 2 was jointly compiled by Nasc, Crosscare Migrant Project, FLAC, Doras... (more...)

What’s Food Got to Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision

2014 ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision is based on a qualitative research study that was undertaken with the aim of gaining greater understanding of the lived reality and food... (more...)

In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland

2013 In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland: Addressing the Structural Discrimination of the Roma Community in Ireland is a comprehensive and groundbreaking examination of the discrimination the Roma community experiences living in Ireland.... (more...)

Latest News

Nasc are recruiting for a Project Officer to support our Gateway to Employment Project

20 December 2017

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre are recruiting for a Project Officer to support our Gateway to Employment Project Term: 10-month fixed term contract – 30 hours per week Salary: €30,000 p.a. About Nasc: Nasc is an independent human rights organisation that seeks to respond to the direct... more>>

Nasc publish ‘Working Paper’ on Government’s progress on McMahon Report

18 December 2017

Only 20 recommendations verified as implemented; 51% of recommendations fully or partially implemented Progress of implementation slow and piecemeal, particularly in Departments other than Justice that deliver supports and services Today, Nasc has published a Working Paper auditing the Government’s... more>>

Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report

18 December 2017

Nasc Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report 2017 Nasc has published a ‘Working Paper on the Progress of Implementation of the McMahon Report‘. This report is an audit of the Government’s progress on implementing the recommendations in the McMahon Report... more>>

Notice: Closure over Christmas Break

5 December 2017

Nasc will be closed for the Christmas break starting at 1 PM Wednesday 20th December.  The office will re-open on Thursday 4th January 2018. PLEASE NOTE – The last Walk In Service before the Christmas break will be THURSDAY 14th DECEMBER.  The Walk In Service will resume as normal when the office... more>>

Nasc welcomes announcement from Minister on right to work for asylum seekers

22 November 2017

Nasc warmly welcomes the announcement made last night that the Government will be opting in the Recast Reception Conditions Directive (2013/33/EU) in order to provide access to the labour market for asylum seekers. “Nasc has long called for Ireland to opt in to this Directive, to bring Ireland’s... more>>

Nasc awaiting announcement on right to work for asylum seekers

21 November 2017

Nasc are awaiting an announcement from Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan on the Government’s proposal to extend the right to work to asylum seekers, which is due following the Cabinet meeting today. “While we do not yet know the details of the proposals the Minister is bringing to Cabinet this... more>>