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16 November 2000 Edition

Immigrant amnesty

16 November 2000

During the 1980s, up to 40,000 people, mainly young people, left Ireland every year, emigrating, most against their will, to America, Australia, Britain and other more affluent countries. They were economic exiles, asking only for an opportunity to make a decent living. Nevertheless, most of them were also viewed as illegal immigrants in the countries where they arrived, particularly the United States. Despute this, for the most part, they were accepted. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine

AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:

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  • This special edition which focuses on Irish Unity, features articles by Pearse Doherty, Dr Thomas Paul and Martina Anderson.
  • Pearse sets out the argument for an United Ireland Economy whilst Pat Sheehan makes the case for a universally free all-island health service.
  • Other articles include, ‘Ceist teanga in Éirinn Aontaithe’, ‘Getting to a new Ireland’ and ‘Ireland 1918-22: The people’s revolution’.

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