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Nasc Mission Statement

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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Tuesday 9:30 AM 2 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM 2 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM CLOSED
Friday CLOSED CLOSED

Immigration Detention & Border Control in Ireland

Immigration Detention & Border Control in Ireland 2018 Immigration Detention & Border Control in Ireland: Revisiting Irish Law, Policy and Practice is a ground-breaking examination of the two overlapping areas of immigration-related... (more...)

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...)

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

Good News Friday

25 January 2019

Jvan with Nasc Legal Officer Majo Rivas Decisions from the first round of applications under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme Humanitarian Admission Programme (IHAP) have begun to issue, and several of our clients have had the great news that they will soon be reunited with family members living... more>>

Nasc strongly condemns suspected arson attack at proposed direct provision centre in Rooskey

11 January 2019

Nasc strongly condemns suspected arson attack at proposed direct provision centre in Rooskey “This should be treated as a hate crime,” says Nasc CEO Fiona Finn A fire which broke out last night in Rooskey at a hotel earmarked for a reception centre for asylum seekers is reportedly being investigated... more>>

Nasc is recruiting a Project Officer to support our Gateway to Employment Project

9 January 2019

Nasc, the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre are recruiting for a Project Officer to support our Gateway to Employment Project Term: 12-month fixed term contract – 30 hours per week About Nasc: Nasc is an independent human rights organisation that seeks to respond to the direct needs of immigrants,... more>>

Request for Tender to conduct research on family reunification

9 January 2019

Nasc is inviting tenders from suitably qualified applicants to conduct research and produce a publishable report on “Refugee family reunification – identifying gaps in integration outcomes and supports for refugee families”. The aim of this project is to promote the greater integration and inclusion... more>>

Christmas and New Years Update from Nasc

20 December 2018

Dear Nasc friends and supporters, 2018 has been a very busy but also very successful year for Nasc.  Our legal clinics have remained busy, but with additional staff and increased walk in times, we have managed to see more people throughout the year, primarily on issues relating to family reunification,... more>>

Notice: Update from INIS on second call for IHAP Programme

17 December 2018

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) have opened a second call for applications under the Irish Humanitarian Admissions Programme (IHAP) today Thursday 20th of December and will run until 8th February 2019. New application forms will issue and are available for download on the IHAP... more>>