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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 & Wicklow Syria Appeal Community Sponsorship Project

22 February 2018

Al Sulaiman Family Since late 2016, Nasc has been working closely with community based voluntary group Wicklow Syria Appeal to develop a pilot community sponsorship project, to sponsor a Syrian refugee family to come to Ireland and live in Wicklow Town. The family – the Al Sulaimans – fled Homs... more>>

Vacancy: Legal Intern

16 February 2018

About Us Nasc Ireland is an independent human rights organisation based in Cork City. We link migrants to their rights and seek to enable migrants to access justice and human rights. We work to ensure a just, inclusive and integrated society. We provide information and advice to migrants (including refugees,... more>>

PQ Digest: 12th – 16th February

13 February 2018

  The latest Parliamentary Question Digest (12th-16th February) is now available here. Previous editions of PQ Digest can be found on our PQ Digest page.   more>>

Interim Right to Work Scheme for Asylum Seekers

7 February 2018

Information Leaflet INIS have just released an Information Booklet detailing the ‘interim scheme’ for access to the labour market for asylum seekers, which comes into effect on 9th February 2018.  The Information Booklet is available for download here. We are currently seeking clarification... more>>

Gateway to employment for refugee women

31 January 2018

Nasc is launching a new ‘Gateway to Employment’ project for refugee women The course is open to all women with refugee status, subsidiary protection or leave to remain, or any female family member of an individual with one of the above statuses. The project aims to equip women with practical... more>>

PQ Digest 2018

23 January 2018

We’re happy to welcome back our PQ Digest series for 2018. PQ Digest is a weekly summary of Parliamentary Questions in the Dáil that relate to immigration and other topics that we campaign around at Nasc. We’re changing the format Whereas before we sent out an email to subscribers with... more>>