The Right to Remain Toolkit is a unique guide to the UK immigration and asylum system, with actions you can take in support of your claim, or to help someone else.

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Strength in solidarity: The Right to Remain 2016 annual gathering

“You know when you have a really inspirational day and you can’t wait to do the next thing? Well, the Right to Remain Gathering in Manchester was really inspirational ... It’s really fantastic to feel part of such a strong and diverse network”

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Detention expansion by stealth, at the UK’s unknown sites of injustice

Despite being signed up to a reform agenda that involves reducing immigration detention, this summer the government has quietly expanded bed spaces at Brook House and Tinsley House detention centres, near Gatwick Airport.

Progress, and challenges

Ahead of our annual national gathering, activists reflect on the progress or disappointments of the past year, and gear up for the challenges ahead. Read these reflections on the year gone by and what lies ahead.

These walls must fall

On a beautifully sunny day in South Wales, we held an event with Swansea City of Sanctuary on the dark topic of immigration detention. Read about the event here.

Byron burgers: Legality, morality, humanity

Read our take on the controversial entrapment of Byron migrant workers, as we ask, 'Who is the law for?'

Unlocking Detention 2016

Unlocking Detention is a ‘virtual tour’ of the UK’s immigration detention estate – and of the impact of detention on communities across the UK. Be a part of shining a spotlight in the shadows. The tour starts 10 October.

Right to Remain Toolkit print version now available

We’re delighted to announce that we now have hardcopies of the Toolkit available! Over the next weeks and months, we’ll be getting the Toolkit out to the communities that need them most.



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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