Minister Flanagan and Minister of State Stanton announce new family reunification scheme in support of refugees and their families under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.
Briefly the points are:
- 530 family reunification places over next two years
- Minister will use discretionary powers, this means that an act in the Dail (parliament) is not necessary
- Ireland to host largest ever number of refugees in 2018 – 2019 as part of overall commitments
More information here.