Ritchie: Obama’s announcement a ‘welcome step in the right direction’
Posted on 21/11/2014
SDLP spokesperson for International Affairs, Margaret Ritchie MP has welcomed an announcement by US President Barack Obama who announced executive immigration reform early Friday morning (GMT). The measures will protect undocumented immigrants living in the US from deportation of which an estimated 50,000 are Irish. Ms Ritchie described the announcement as, ‘a welcome step in the right direction’:
McDonnell welcomes ‘brave and visionary move’ by President Obama
Posted on 21/11/2014 by Alasdair McDonnell MP
South Belfast MP Dr Alasdair McDonnell has welcomed the move by US President Barack Obama who is to sign into law a series of measures that will protect five million illegal immigrants from deportation.
Kelly dissatisfied with domestic abuse strategy delay
Posted on 21/11/2014 by Dolores Kelly MLA
SDLP Deputy Leader Dolores Kelly has voiced her concern over the increasing problem of domestic and sexual abuse in Northern Ireland. The Upper Bann representative made her comments following the long delay in the publication of a public consultation exercise on tackling the issue.