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Migration, Integration and Demography

Research examines the major forces that shape the population, including fertility, mortality and migration. A key research theme is the integration of migrants and their children. Work in this area incorporates research conducted by EMN Ireland, the national contact point for the European Migration Network. Their research provides objective, up-to-date and comparable statistics on migration and asylum.

Minister David Stanton, TD, and authors of the Monitoring Report on Integration 2018
Monitoring Report on Integration 2018

David Stanton, TD, Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, launched research examining how well how migrants are settling into Ireland, which is now one of the most diverse countries in the EU. 

Samantha Arnold and Sarah Groarke launch new EMN report.
Many unaccompanied minors wait years for clarity on their protection or immigration status

An ESRI study finds that when unaccompanied minors turn 18 without status they are often transferred from a care placement to direct provision accommodation as asylum seekers, where provision of aftercare supports is challenging.

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Monitoring reports on integration

Download the Monitoring Reports on Integration, which have been produced since 2010 to examine how migrants are settling into Ireland.

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Migration and asylum in Ireland

Download research on topics including: international protection, family migration, unaccompanied minors, labour migration and irregular migration.

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Integration and attitudes towards immigrants

A number of publications examine how immigrants are perceived by people in the host country.