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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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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

Nasc is raising college funds for young asylum seekers

10 September 2018

Nasc’s Connect Project is seeking your support for funds that will make a difference in young asylum seekers’ lives today. We would like to give young people that are seeking asylum an opportunity to excel in their lives and integrate in their community through accessing post leaving cert (PLC)... more>>

Nasc is moving!

10 September 2018

Nasc will be moving office at the end of September! Our new office address will be: 34 Paul Street 1st Floor Cork City T12 W14H (Next to the Paul Street Shopping Centre.  For directions and map, click here.) PLEASE NOTE: Our office will be closed from Monday 24th September 2018 until 8th October 2018... more>>

Notice: Update for IHAP applicants & potential applicants

4 September 2018

The INIS has recently updated their website in relation to the Irish Refugee Protection Programme Humanitarian Admission Programme 2 (IHAP). For people who made an application for family members under the first call (from May 14, 2018 – June 30, 2018), please note that the INIS website states that... more>>

Nasc’s 2017 Impact Report is out

20 August 2018

Nasc’s 2017 Impact Report is now online! We had an extremely busy and successful 2017. -We helped 1,318 people over 2,452 interventions and we successfully closed 164 cases. -We reunited 57 families and saw 555 new clients. -We campaigned nationally for Safe Passage and welcomed the Government’s... more>>

Public consultation on draft national standards for direct provision

16 August 2018

The Department of Justice & Equality, along with a Standards Advisory Group comprised of NGOs, UNHCR and government representatives, have drafted National Standards for Direct Provision Centres, in line with recommendations made in the 2015 Report of the Working Group on the Protection Process and... more>>

Information on the Right to Work for Asylum Seekers

8 August 2018

On 27th June 2018 Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Minister of State David Stanton announced the new right to work provisions for asylum seekers under the Recast Reception Conditions Directive, which came into force on 6th July 2018. Nasc have compiled a short leaflet outlining the basic information... more>>