Latest News

We’re not frightened anymore – Sheffield says no to Zimbabwe Deportations

Feb 19, 2019

I have never been on a demonstration at 9am on a Tuesday morning before. Would everybody else be at work or in bed? Would more than 2 people and a dog turn up? But my worries were small compared to the anxiety that Marian was feeling today.

read more

“Everything seems to die, when I think of detention”

Feb 12, 2019

In a blog post for Pluto Press, Agatha Sibanda explains why she is campaigning with These Walls Must Fall in Liverpool.

read more

What does solidarity mean to you?

Feb 8, 2019

Solidarity is at the heart of Right to Remain’s work. But what does this word mean?

We asked the asylum and migrant groups that we work with, across the UK, to tell us what “solidarity” means to them.

Here’s what they said, in videos and quotes.

read more

“The vicious, barely legal, immigration system that destroys so many people’s lives”

Feb 6, 2019

The news that the Stansted 15 would not face jail comes as a huge relief, while the fight for justice continues – for these brave human rights defenders, and all those subject to the Hostile Environment.

read more

Again we say, no one left behind

Feb 1, 2019

Amidst the turmoil of Brexit negotiations, the uncertain political timetables and seemingly more division than ever in our political world, has come a rare moment of unity.

Earlier this week, as the proposed Immigration Bill was debated in the House of Commons, there was cross-party support for (long overdue) detention reform.

read more

“It makes the flowers in my heart grow”: sanctuary in action

Jan 31, 2019

Sanctuary in action shows that ordinary people can speak up, speak out, and do something meaningful to protect individuals and demonstrate these politics, these policies, these hate-mongers don’t represent us.

read more
piles of coins

Home Office tracking use of Aspen card by people seeking asylum

Jan 21, 2019

Back in 2017, the Unity Centre in Glasgow highlighted the risks faced by people receiving asylum (financial) support who had been issued with Aspen cards, which replaced the old system of using your Asylum Registration Card (ARC card) to collect cash from a Post Office.

It’s now clear that this is not just a possibility, but something that is happening in practice.

read more