Dáil Éireann - Volume 618 - 27 April, 2006

Written Answers. - Deportation Orders.

Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, further to his reply to Question No. 324 of 6 April 2006, the progress in respect of the case with a view to extension of residency on the basis of being the mother of an Irish born child whose father has legal residency here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15900/06]

  Mr. McDowell: I refer the Deputy to my replies to Questions Nos. 726 and 781 of 26 January 2005, No. 129 of 14 April 2005, No. 143 of 19 May 2005, No. 470 of 31 January 2006, No. 194 of 9 March 2006 and No. 324 of 6 April 2006. As stated in my latest reply to the Deputy on 6 April 2006, an application has been received from the person concerned requesting revocation of her deportation order based on her relationship with [1142] a man granted refugee status in the State and their parentage of a child born in Ireland on 10 June 2005. This application is still under consideration by officials in my Department. The Deputy can, however, be assured that the person concerned will be notified of the outcome of this application as soon as a decision has been reached.