Irish PM Raises Immigration Issue

David Jackson, USA Today, March 14, 2014

President Obama welcomed the prime minister of Ireland for an early celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, but also heard about a pressing domestic issue: Immigration.

Prime Minister Enda Kenny told Obama–and, earlier, Vice President Biden–that the Irish are being treated unfairly under current immigration law, and questioned why U.S. lawmakers have been unable to agree on an overhaul.

People look at elected representatives and ask “why can’t you do these things,” Kenny said during a breakfast with Biden at vice presidential residence.

“We’ve got 50,000 (Irish) here in America, undocumented,” Kenny said. “And what we want is a process of legalization, where they pay their taxes, pay their way, raise their families, travel home and travel back . . . To do that, in terms of the numbers that are in this country is what’s going to make America. It’s what’s going to regenerate it from generation to generation.”

After the Biden breakfast, Kenny said he raised the issue with Obama in an Oval Office meeting.


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  • mobilebay

    And what we want Prime Minister Kenny, is for you to take your 50,000 illegal aliens home with you. What makes you think your people who broke our laws are entitled to anything?The nerve of illegals and their supporters are only outweighed by their criminal tendencies.

  • NM156

    Ireland wouldn’t have an unemployment problem and a need for natives to emigrate for work if not for its own pointless Third World immigration program.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      Mass 3rd world immigration = job and welfare program for 3rd world invaders.

    • Long Live Dixie

      The Irish were mass emigrating long before the Third World came to their shores.

      • NM156

        Noon mass emigration from Ireland ended in 1965 along with emigration from every European country. Since then, the Irish have depended on family reunification visas, temporary work permits, student visas, marriage to a US citizen, and overstays on travel visas to stay in the US, legally or illegally. Also, the explosion of wealth from high tech and real estate in the ’90s and 2000s greatly reduced the pull effect of the US.

      • NordicHeritage

        I would much rather see true irish immigrants than the third world trash we have coming here now.

        • Whiteplight

          I’d rather see every Irishman with a job in Ireland before any leave to find haven anywhere else. Instead, they are leaving because their jobs, homes, and lives are being given to non-Irish, non-whites in the name of “Multiculturalism.”

      • Whiteplight

        Hmmm, so? The point is that they are now being chased out unnecessarily to make place for non-white immigrants. Also, those historical emigrations were not done by choice either, but because of poor management policies by the British Crown. There are countless Irish folk songs themed on the sadness of these emigration. Some of them are about how they left Ireland only to be pressed into service to free blacks in the American Civil War. If you check your history, you’ll find that the Irish rioted in New York over this. This is also why American Irish were none too fond of blacks (at least until more recently).

    • SoulInvictus

      The whole world economy is slow motion tanking for the bottom 80(90?)% and they’re all latching on to the remnants of successful nations. Germany, UK, US…

  • Alexandra1973

    If you’re here illegally, all you deserve is deportation, I don’t care where you’re from.

  • David Ashton

    The Irish government has allowed the emerald isle to become a stepping stone to another Afro-Asian colony in north-western Europe, and they think the Ulster Protestants are a bigger problem!

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    We need to deport all illegals. I’m Irish, but I don’t have sympathy for these people. We need an immigration moratorium, not amnesty.

  • DieWulfe

    It’s a sad state of affairs when the only way Whites can get into the country is by a tourist VISA, then staying.

    I’m mixed about this situation. They did come here legally, but stayed because they got jobs. It’s not as if they crawled across our border, bringing diseases, lice, bedbugs, and low IQ’s with them. They speak English, quite a few work as nannies and for the elderly at $17.00 an hour. Some opened their own businesses; therefore not on welfare. And…they are White. Most are fairly young meaning more White babies.

    Talked myself into it. They should be permitted to jump in front of the Mexican line. Irish are very suitable for us and should be given preferential treatment. Mexicans are not.

    OK, OK, I know it’s a legal thing. Laws that undermine us should not be obeyed. That’s my opinion. Just as in NY, owners are refusing to register their guns. Good for them!

    • evilsandmich

      It’s a sad state of affairs when perhaps the most rational white leader is the former head of the KGB.

      • DieWulfe

        Yes. Who would have ever thought?

      • Carney3

        Don’t be taken in by him. He’s a corrupt opportunist.

        • evilsandmich

          Don’t get me wrong, he’s a horrible person and in a better world he would be the worst white leader in the planet. The fact that he isn’t is depressing and says more about everyone else than him.

    • saxonsun

      Of course. The Irish and the Mexicans can’t be put on the same level. Mexicans are dangerous because they’re Mexicans.

  • IstvanIN

    Why don’t they take back their Irish and throw out all the Nigerians they have imported. Why force your young to illegally emigrate to a nation whose government doesn’t want White immigrants just so you can turn around and turn Ireland into Africa North? Is there a White government left, any where, that has any sense whatsoever?

  • Frank_DeScushin

    This article title excited me, but this article depressed me.  Based solely on the title, I thought the Irish PM made a public statement against Ireland’s current policy of allowing in thousands from the Third World.  It turns out that the Irish PM is upset that illegal Irish immigrants in America aren’t getting amnesty.  I love how other national leaders complain about America’s immigration policy because they know that American politicians are so lilly-livered that they will cave to the request.

    • JustJeff

      This story is from four days ago. If I were the PM of Ireland I would still be laughing.

    • wildfirexx

      That’s what I thought at first too…but if you guys don’t want them, I’m sure Canadians would love to have them!

  • Growing up I learned that Ireland has no snakes, them being driven out by a Saint Somebody. But the snakes in Ireland simply morphed into human form, calling themselves multiculturalists, who demand the Irish people be softly genocided by third world diversity. A snake by any other name….

    • Sick of it

      That explains the the big noses…

  • IKE

    50 thousand is barely a flick in the salt shaker . . . . . compared to the spanish speaking hoards .

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Can’t blame the Irish for fleeing their homeland. First the potato famine and now 3rd world immigration is driving them out:

    “UN wants 100,000 Syrians resettled in West in 2015-2016”

    “Leprosy arrives in Ireland with immigrant from South America”

    “Catholic Ireland welcomes Muslims”

    “African ‘asylum shoppers’ attempt to lie their way into Ireland”

    “Female Genital Mutilation comes to Ireland with third world immigrants”

    “Ireland taking Rohingya Muslim refugees”

  • Everybody wants to use the Us as a sort of global commons. F*ck that mick bastard.

  • Sick of it

    I’ll wager you will find more Southrons than Yankees here.

  • Jon Doe

    Sooner or Later the people will not care about “you know who” puppets, they can only push the agenda so far until the people will resist and the PM/President will flee. The resistance is already starting Russia is not putting up with it, China, North Korea pretty much every country American Media tells you is “evil”. If you dont obey than you’re a “terrorist” if you fight back then your are an “extremist” if you stand up and speak out then you are a “radical” confront them? “conspiracy theorist” Its social engineering at its best, the pen really is more powerful than the sword. Get a bunch of mindless, poor, dumb and stupid make them vote and hide behind “Democracy” Real Democracy is great too bad it is easily corrupted and abused.

  • DieWulfe

    Some here are being a bit harsh. Just as Whte Americans have no influence on our government, it appears the 50,000 Irish didn’t on theirs either. We might be in the same situation as they are in the near future.

    If Southerners don’t want them, some Northern states will when and if amnesty goes through.

    I’m not Irish, but I support them 100% because they are White. I like them, as well!

  • Jim

    Wouldn’t be surprised if the Irish PM’s request was choreographed by Obama in an effort to get Americans on board with amnesty. Ain’t gonna work. Americans are tired of being told by outsiders how our immigration system is going to operate.

  • evilsandmich

    That’s why you have to be careful with this. If Congress says “yeah well take more Irish!” the next thing you know the emerald isle will be offloading their Irish passport carrying black horades on our shores. Recall when Japan let those from Peru immigrate to Japan if they were of Japanese descent and most if not all of them were about as Japanese as Michelle Obama.

  • cecilhenry

    What a parasite.

    This is what promoting Genocide looks like. THese parasites need to go to jail.

    I am so fed up with these bastards.

  • Xerxes22

    This is just a propaganda story that the msm pushes to give the impression that not all illegals are non-White. Whites probably constitute less thean one percent of the illegals in the U;S..A fact that the news media does not wish to acknowledge. That fifty thousand figure is dubious since there is no proof to back it up. Irish immigrants also qualify for the diversity lottery here in the U.S., thanks to the efforts of the Irish-American lobby. So don’t trust anything that a dirtbag like Enda Kenny says. His government is telling young unemployed Irish to leave their homeland while at the same time continuing to roll out the red carpet for hordes of third world refugees.

  • slash345

    I’d say come stay in the states…but this place is on a fast track down hill and you’ll be right back at square one looking for some place to emigrate to.

    You’d be better off looking elsewhere in Europe. I’m seriously considered learning a european language and moving out of the states. It’s getting pretty rough on this side of the pond.

    • Grantland

      No place to run. Not even from South Africa.

  • lily-white

    its a shame Ireland doesn’t border us….

  • Pro_Whitey

    Irish would be among my first choices for immigrants to allow, if we needed any, but we don’t need any right now. It’s especially galling that the Irish have let Africans come into Ireland. They have forfeited any claim to emigrate to the U.S. until they stop allowing Africans into Ireland, and send the existing African populations back to Africa. Until then, it’s pog mo thoin, Enda Kenny!

  • kjh64

    What makes these people think they have the right to break our immigration laws? While the Irish are much better than Mexicans, that is not the point. The point is that nobody has the right to break our immigration laws or any country’s immigration laws. If our leaders would grow a pair and start enforcing our immigration laws and telling the leaders of these countries demanding amnesty to get lost, this nonsense would stop.

  • saxonsun

    The remarks in the Irish Times are interesting. I read a board there once where Irish people spoke about the generosity of the English when it comes to welfare and that’s why they go to England. My Irish students told me the same thing–that they went to England and got on the dole. They said the English are falling over themselves to give their money away.

  • saxonsun

    Yes. And they should be ashamed.

  • DieWulfe

    That’s good to know, but compared to over 1 million immigrants, annually, about 100,000 are European.

    • Carney3

      And of those, how many are white?

  • Whiteplight

    This PM is doing Ireland a disservice. He is pretending to be angling for Irish rights here in the U.S. What he is really assisting the anti-nativist program at home. Chasing out Irish (especially men) to allow for the importation of non-whites who demonstrate in Dublin crying out, “We want freedom!”

    I recently watched a few videos about the New IRA which is fighting against drug dealers in Northern Ireland. The police apparently do nothing about it.

  • Dan Poole

    “and unless it has laws that mandate the death penalty for White race treason.”

    Such a law would no doubt finish what the potato famine started! There is no white ethnic group more traitorous to their own race then the Irish.