Arrests Made In Illegal Immigration And Work Permits Investigation

Gardaí from the National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) have arrested 10 people as part of an ongoing operation targeting illegal immigration and work permits.

A number of search operations have been carried by GNIB officers, working alongside the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and the Department of Social Protection.

According to reports, a search was conducted of an Asian food products supplier alongside a number of offices at a business park in west Dublin.

A meat processing plant in county Meath was also searched.

Gardaí said that their investigation was ongoing.


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