103. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality if she will review the case for residency in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [15911/17]
Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I am advised by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) of my Department that the person concerned is the subject of a Deportation Order made on 4 May 2010 and therefore has no entitlement to residency in the State.
The effect of the Deportation Order is that the person concerned must leave the State and remain thereafter outside the State. The person concerned had already applied for revocation of the Deportation Order pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 (11) of the Immigration Act, 1999, as amended. This application, following a thorough examination, was unsuccessful.
The enforcement of the Deportation Order is an operational matter for the Garda National Immigration Bureau.
The Deputy may wish to note that queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the INIS of my Department by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response from the INIS is, in the Deputy's view, inadequate or too long awaited.