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Crowe welcomes new US visa move

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has welcomed the reintroduction of legislation in the US Congress that that would potentially give Irish workers access to thousands of American visas every year. The Sinn Féin TD was speaking after it emerged that US Congressman Richard Neal has reintroduced a Bill that would see Ireland included in the […]

Visa backlog harming Ireland’s tourist industry- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Irish Government to tackle the unacceptable backlog in the processing of short stay and tourist visas. He claimed that the significant delay in processing such visas is harming Ireland’s tourist industry. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I have been contacted by constituents who have been planning holidays […]

EU Refugee Relocation Scheme Broken- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has labelled the EU’s refugee relocation scheme as ‘broken’ after newly released figures show that only 322 refugees based in Greece and Italy have been resettled, despite a commitment to resettle 160,000. Speaking in the Dáil during statements on the last European Council meeting Crowe called […]

Mediterranean drownings cannot be ignored on Europe Day- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has called on the European Union to do more to tackle the humanitarian crises which are causing thousands of people to die while attempting to try cross the Mediterranean. Crowe was speaking during statements in the Dáil today to mark Europe Day, which is on Saturday […]

Crowe Raises Huge Increase in Mediterranean Migrant Drownings

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, Seán Crowe TD, has called for the EU to do more to stop migrant drownings in the Mediterranean Sea, which are claiming the lives of hundreds and thousands of people attempting to reach the EU. Crowe raised the issue in the Dáil during Parliamentary Questions to the Minister for Foreign […]

Crowe attends briefing on US Immigration reform

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Diaspora, Seán Crowe TD, has said today that he is optimistic on US immigration reform. Crowe, who has been active on the issue since becoming an elected representative, was speaking after he attended a briefing from Ciarán Staunton, President of The Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform (ILIR). […]