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Cabinet To Discuss Plans For Temporary Residence Rights For 500 Afghan People.

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Cabinet may also approve review of FOI Act.

Plans to grant temporary residency rights to up to 500 Afghans will go before Cabinet later.

It's part of a special admissions programme for the family members of Afghans living in Ireland.

Cabinet will also be asked to approve a plan to begin a review of the country's Freedom of Information Act.

Our political correspondent, Sean Defoe, outlines the temporary residency plan

 

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