Right to Remain is the new name for NCADC, the National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns. In 2013, our members voted to change our name to better reflect the work we do Read more here
This year's annual conference - our first with the new name of Right to Remain - will be bigger and better than ever. Read more...
This is the first ever parliamentary inquiry into immigration detention, and its an important opportunity. Right to Remain is opposed to all immigration detention. The inquiry won't result in the abolition of detention, but it’s an opportunity for those who have directly experienced detention, or who have seen its impact, to speak out, bear witness, and push for change. Read about the inquiry, and how to submit evidence before 1 October
In a landmark judgement, the High Court has ruled that the UK Home Office has been illegally operating the Detained Fast Track asylum system. The legal challenge was brought by Detention Action. The judgement has just been announced today, and just how it will impact is yet to be seen. But for now, we can all celebrate a massive victory in the campaign against immigration detention. Read the full article
Most people who have applied for leave to remain and have not had a positive decision have to regularly report at their local Home Office reporting centre or a police station. At every reporting visit, the person is at risk of detention. Signing-support is a practical action that local groups can organise, to help reduce the psychological burden of reporting, as the person going to sign knows that there is a plan in place if things go wrong and they are detained. Read the full article
We support campaigning for the right to remain because it works: it can overcome the barriers to justice, and win the right to remain; and it can produce other benefits for the individual and the wider community too. Individuals’ campaigns for the right to remain are a crucial way of exposing the injustices of the asylum and immigration system, and improving people’s access to justice in their cases. Read the full article