The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Ireland has called on the Irish Government to honour the promise of fundamental reform, set out in the Terms of Reference of the Working Group on the Protection Process, by fully implementing the Working Group’s recommendation as soon as possible.
JRS Ireland is now seeking to recruit for the role of Children and Family Support Worker (Direct Provision). This is a 10 month part time role (20 hours a week) based in Dublin.
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Ireland has warned that hundreds of asylum seekers granted status are still living in limbo this World Refugee Day (20 June 2015) and calls on the Irish Government to provide funding and support to help them transition to life outside Direct Provision.
Refugees around the world are being pushed back and pushed out.
A new video, produced by JRS International to celebrate World Refugee Day, is urging people to remember that the key to change is within each of us. While governments decide to accept or reject refugees, only we have the power to truly welcome them.
Following last week's meeting of the European Council, the Jesuit Refugee Service International has issued a press release criticising the EU for failing yet again to prioritise saving the lives of people fleeing conflict and persecution.
EU leaders have not taken the necessary steps to ensure safe and legal access for vulnerable forced migrants.
The Jesuit Refugee Service has issued a press release calling on leaders attending the extraordinary European Council meeting on Thursday 23 April to respond to the latest tragedy on the Mediterranean with a concrete action plan prioritising human dignity and justice.
Saving human life must come first.