Last week, I decided to ask Justice Minister Helen McEntee about Irish authorities’ long-standing policy of asking criminals to deport themselves from the country voluntarily, with no exit checks to confirm whether they had left or not. And if you think I’m exaggerating with that description or being facetious, you are sadly mistaken.
As the head of INIS, Ireland’s immigration service, previously told an Oireachtas Committee meeting on camera:
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