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Home Office unlawfully imposed curfews

Does this affect someone you know?

The Home Office has been found to be routinely imposing curfews (after someone obtained release from immigration detention) without any power to do so. Anyone with a tag/curfew currently, or who has had one in last six years, should read this post.

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The encroaching border: policing international students

By examining the ways immigrant surveillance operates in our higher education institutions, we can oppose the Immigration Acts 2014 and 2016 on the grounds that they, too, turn citizens into border guards and we can protect the social fabric of our multicultural communities.

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Unlocking immigration detention: Swansea

Come to our South Wales event, organised with Swansea City of Sanctuary, to find out more about immigration detention; hear from an expert-by-experience from the Freed Voices group, on what detention is really like and why we must campaign for change; and find out about how people are coming together in so many ways to challenge this injustice, and how you can be involved.

Asylum claims: Ethiopia

What is the country guidance case law on Ethiopia and what does the Home Office's country guidance say? Why does this matter, if you or someone you know is seeking asylum from Ethiopia? Find out more.

Solidarity in the UK asylum and immigration system: Cambridge workshops

Do you want to know more about how the UK asylum and immigration system works (or doesn’t work!)? Find out more about taking solidarity actions in support of people going through the legal process … Register for our workshops in Cambridge on 5 and 19th July.

Also on our legal blog: human rights, medical grounds

Find out more about legal cases for the right to remain, based on human rights: inability to receive vital medical treatment in home country

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Home Office policy guidance on sexuality asylum claims

In February 2016, the Home Office issued new asylum policy guidance on sexual identity issues in asylum interviews. If someone has had their sexuality-based asylum claim refused and they do not feel the interview was conducted in accordance with guidance, this mismatch may be relevant in challenging the refusal.



Legal updates

Immigration and asylum law explained, in accessible language. This is our blog of legal resources for non-lawyers. With explanation of important legal developments in immigration, asylum and human rights law, and links to further resources. more

Country information

Info and resources for researching country of origin information for asylum applications. more

Detention centres

Details of immigration detention centres in the UK. more


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