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    Michael Ring on emigrants in US, Britain

    By Noreen Bowden | November 16, 2007

    Mayo TD Michael Ring, the Fine Gael Spokesperson for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, has debated Trina Vargo of the US-Ireland Alliance over her objections to the campaign for a bilateral agreement to legalise the status of undocumented Irish in the US. Mr Ring took a strong stance in support of the campaign; he tabled last week’s motion in the Dail seeking to support such a bilateral agreement.

    Meanwhile, the Mayo Advertiser is reporting that he will use his new position in the British-Irish Parliamentary Body to work on behalf of Irish emigrants in Britain. “I will be speaking to my counterparts in Britain to try to help the Irish in Britain who have been struggling,? he told the paper.

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