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RTÉ.ie Video: Irish welcome does not always extend to migrants

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Screenshot from the RTE Video, click to watch news interviewed the Immigrant Council of Ireland’s Catherine Cosgrave, Senior Solicitor and Nusha Yonkova, Anti-Trafficking Project Coordinator and others on the launch of MIPEX in Ireland.  The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) research measures the commitment of governments to integration and monitors its translation into policies which provide immigrants with opportunities to participate in society equally. Among the current findings is that Ireland “misses out on the economic potential of non-EU residents …” and that “Ireland was the least prepared to help newcomers…in school”.  View the news video here (Original air date: 15 MAR 2011) >>


The Immigrant Council of Ireland is an Atlantic grantee.


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