Ireland accepting applications for family reunification
The Irish government has begun the Humanitarian Admission Programme II, an initiative to promote family reunification for refugees in the country. Applications will have to be submitted by June 30.
Ireland has launched an initiative to accept applications for refugees who would like to bring their family members to the country. According to the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), up to 530 people will be given the chance to move to Ireland as part of the Humanitarian Admission Programme II.
The programme is open to citizens of the ten main countries of origin for refugees name in UNHCR annual reports: Syria, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Myanmar, Eritrea, and Burundi.