Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (740)

Pa Daly

Question:

740. Deputy Pa Daly asked the Minister for Justice the nationality of those refused permission to remain in 2020, in tabular form. [38568/20]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

The table below sets out the refusals of permission to remain by nationality under Section 49 of the International Protection Act 2015, from January to September of this year.

Refusals of Permission to Remain Jan to Sept 2020*

Nationality as provided by the applicant at time of application.

Albania

209

Georgia

199

Pakistan

185

Zimbabwe

116

South Africa

96

Nigeria

69

Algeria

49

Brazil

35

Bangladesh

31

Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

23

Malawi

22

India

20

Ghana

10

Sierra Leone

9

China (Including Hong Kong)

8

Morocco

8

Others

84

Total

1173

Refusals of Permission to Remain Jan to Sept 2020*

Nationality as provided by the applicant at time of application.

Albania

209

Georgia

199

Pakistan

185

Zimbabwe

116

South Africa

96

Nigeria

69

Algeria

49

Brazil

35

Bangladesh

31

Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

23

Malawi

22

India

20

Ghana

10

Sierra Leone

9

China (Including Hong Kong)

8

Morocco

8

Others

84

Total

1173

The table below sets out the refusals of reviews of permission to remain by nationality under Section 49 of the International Protection Act 2015, from January to September of this year.

Permission to Remain review refusals 2020 to end September*

Nationality

Georgia

46

Pakistan

42

Albania

27

Zimbabwe

18

Nigeria

14

Bangladesh

12

India

11

South Africa

11

Algeria

7

Others

27

Total

215

* These figures relate to the year in which the decision was made and not to the year in which the application was made. These statistics are correct as of 23 November 2020. However, they may be subject to data cleansing.

Where the numbers of applications from individual countries are low, no further breakdown by nationality is provided for confidentiality reasons, in line with Section 26 of the International Protection Act 2015.

Those refused permission to remain following a review were already refused Permission to Remain at first instance.