The Irish Examiner: ‘Civil Engagement Group: ‘Extend family reunification laws’’

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Restrictions on reuniting refugees with loved ones are “creating mentally-ill children of the future”, senators have warned.

The bill on family reunification, spearheaded by Independent Senator Colette Kelleher, proposes allowing refugees to bring over their parents, grandparents, siblings or cousins.

Such reunification is restricted under existing laws where those aged 18 or over with loved ones cannot be united with members outside their nuclear family.

Read the fully story on the Irish Examiner website here.