Catholic Ireland on OPEN’s study: Benefits of welcoming refugees highlighted

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Ann Marie Foley wrote about OPEN/Tent’s refugee study for Catholic Ireland on 19 May. Welcoming a refugee can cost up to €12,000 initially but over time they begin to work and pay tax and contribute to the economy, he told on RTE Radio 1 News. He suggested that, in Ireland, the sooner asylum seekers are allowed to work and their qualifications are recognised the sooner they will be able to …

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