Detention is one of the most harmful aspects of the UK’s asylum and immigration system. Find out the basic facts about detention in this great little video by Help Refugees.
The programme showed just how dehumanising detention is – of both those detained, and those that work there. “If he dies, he dies” said one guard about a man severely in need of help.
Last week, campaigners prevented the deportation of Samim Bigzad to Afghanistan.
We spoke to The Independent newspaper about this vital action which buys time for the legal case to be pursued.
Our dear friend Aderonke Apata has FINALLY been granted refugee status, after years of fighting for justice. All along the way, she has fought for the rights of others – for asylum rights, for LGBT+ rights, for human rights. She is a true inspiration.
Ijeoma Datha-Moore of Just for Kids Law writes of her struggles with border enforcement as a child, and the Against Borders for Children campaign.
In Sheffield, Right to Remain is supporting a new volunteer group to help newly-arrived people to prepare for their asylum interviews.
The asylum, or substantive, interview is one of the most important parts of your asylum application. Our Toolkit can help you to understand the procedures, know your rights, what you can do to prepare, and what to expect for the rest of the process.
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
Info and resources for researching country of origin information for asylum applications. more
Details of immigration detention centres in the UK. more
Search for immigration and asylum legal advisors more