The number of Asylum Seekers continues to fall.
The number of people claiming asylum fell 27.9 per cent to 1,939 last year - the eighth successive year that claims for refugee status in Ireland have decreased.  This article also reports on the abuse of marriage as a means to gain residency in Ireland.  Read more

1 .67m profit for asylum hostel firm 10 Jan 2011
An article inthe Irish Times written by Caroline Madden reports on the profits being made through the Direct Accommodation system used to house asylum seekers.   Read More