Michael D Higgins promises plight of Irish undocumented will never be left aside

Irish Central | October 27, 2015

Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins acknowledged the “shadowy” lives and “insecurity” endured by undocumented Irish living in the United States and has pledged that they will never be left aside.

 The President was speaking at a reception, at the United Irish Cultural Center, in San Francisco, CA, during his official visit to the west coast.

Higgins told the audience that he is “very, very well aware” of what living without documentation must feel like, “the risks and the shadowy life a person has to live sometimes”, and the “continuing insecurity not only for oneself but for others”.

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