Dáil Éireann - Volume 656 - 29 May, 2008

Written Answers. - Asylum Applications.

Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the position in relation to an application for asylum in the case of a person (details supplied) in County Meath; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21651/08]

[147]   Deputy Dermot Ahern: I refer the Deputy to my reply to Question number 539 of 17 April, 2008. The position remains unchanged. The person concerned continues to be illegally present in this State and should make himself known to the Garda National Immigration Bureau or the Gardaí without further delay so that arrangements can be made for his transfer to the United Kingdom.

Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the position in relation to an application for family reunification in the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21652/08]

  Deputy Dermot Ahern: I am informed by the Immigration Division of my Department that the person in question made a Family Reunification application in November 2004. The legal representatives of the person in question were contacted on 13 July 2007 and again on 12 March 2008 regarding information originally requested on 21 February 2006. To date no documentation has been received by the Immigration Division. When the information requested by the Immigration Division is received the application will be processed further.