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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Unlocking immigration detention: Swansea

Weds 13 July

Come to our South Wales event, organised with Swansea City of Sanctuary, to find out more about immigration detention and how you can be part of the campaign to end this unjust and inhuman policy.

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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.

Home Office unlawfully imposed curfews

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.

New country guidance case: Sudan

The new country guidance case on Sudan is called IM and AI (Risks – membership of Beja Tribe, Beja Congress and JEM) Sudan CG [2016] UKUT 188 (IAC) but as Colin Yeo points out, seems to give much wider guidance about return to Sudan generally. The case was heard in July and November 2015, decision was issued on 14 April 2016 but was only published on 22 June 2016.

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.

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.



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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

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