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To Leo Varadkar


People who are seeking asylum in Ireland aren't allowed to work, or provide for themselves or their family. The Supreme Court has ruled that this is unconstitutional, [1] but it's up to us to make sure that the Government introduces the unrestricted right to work for people seeking asylum.

Sign the petition to Leo Varadkar today.


NOTES:  


[1] http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/aspects-of-direct-provision-centres-must-be-addressed-340918.html  
[2] https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/asylum-seekers-work-ban-unconstitutional-says-supreme-court-1.3101419  
[3] http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/fear-of-limits-on-asylum-seeker-right-to-work-453397.html  
[4] http://www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/IRC-Right-to-Work-Policy-Paper-30.06.17.pdf & https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/asylum-seekers-insulted-by-allowance-increase-group-says-1.3119893  
[5] http://dorasluimni.org/right-to-work/  
[6] http://www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie/news/the-legacy-of-direct-provision-report-highlights-challenges-faced-by-people-moving-out-of-direct-provision/5061 & http://dorasluimni.org/transition-from-direct-provision/


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