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To: The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald

Fastrack flexible family reunification for family members trapped in active war zones

Fastrack flexible family reunification for family members trapped in active war zones

As a matter of urgency create a Fastrack and flexible family reunification system to allow Syrians and others living in Ireland to bring close family members from active danger zones.

Why is this important?

There is a small number of Syrians living and working in Ireland who are desperately worried about their family members living under siege and relentless bombardment in Syria. Those who are not refugees cannot apply to bring these family members to Ireland. Even for refugees the current system is slow and the rules are restrictive as to which family members can be brought here. We are appealing to the Minister for Justice to urgently bring forward a scheme which will allow for a speedy, wider and more flexible process of family reunification for foreign nationals whose close family members are in imminent danger through war. .


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Reasons for signing

  • syria is my home.
  • Greatest challenge of our times, Russia/USA/Europe hands off Syria, and lets set about dismantling the arms industry.
  • The victims of this savage war and the brutal slaughter of civilians by the Assad regime need and deserve as much protection as we can afford them. If those people have family here who are in a position to help them to rebuild their lives in Ireland it surely makes sense to facilitate the re-unification of those families.


2016-07-29 16:34:47 +0100

100 signatures reached

2016-07-22 23:21:05 +0100

50 signatures reached

2016-07-22 10:36:54 +0100

25 signatures reached

2016-07-21 22:45:41 +0100

10 signatures reached