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- 06/09/2006 McDowell publishes draft Immigration legislation - initiates radical overhaul of immigration laws and processes
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr Michael McDowell TD, announced that the Government has today approved the drafting of the proposed Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill.
- 10/07/2006 Minister McDowell greets Iranian Kurdish refugees in Mayo
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr. Michael McDowell, T.D., will be in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo today to welcome a group of 65 Iranian Kurds who arrived 10 days ago, the first of a total group of 180 due to be resettled in Ireland this year under the United Nation's Refugee Resettlement Programme.
- 30/03/2006 McDowell welcomes publication of decisions by Refugee Appeals Tribunal
The Minister for Justice, Equality & Law Reform Michael McDowell, today welcomed the decision of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal to publish a selection of legally important decisions from tomorrow, 31 March 2006.