Child migrants welcome
Jun 15, 2019
We are proud to be part of this short film from Child Migrant Stories, now available on YouTube.
Child Migrants Welcome? explores the welcome received by unaccompanied child refugees both historically under the Kindertransport scheme before World War Two and today.read more
Legal aid droughts and deserts: new report by Dr Jo Wilding
Jun 13, 2019
The report argues that the existing systems of funding, contracting and auditing, which perversely protect the market position of poorer-quality providers, create advice deserts and droughts, and drive up demand and cost in the asylum and legal aid systems.read more
Amidst a grim legacy, a beautiful gesture
Jun 6, 2019
At Right to Remain, we have seen just how many lives and communities have been ruined (and indeed how many lives have been lost) by Theresa May’s Hostile Environment.
So it was a lovely surprise when someone tweeted that, to celebrate the news of May’s resignation, she was donating to our work.read more
“You could feel the atmosphere”: the public is turning against the Hostile Environment, including immigration raids
Jun 3, 2019
A report released last month by the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, into “the Home Office’s approach to illegal working” provided an interesting window onto perceptions of the Home Office, and the lack of public support for enforcement operations.read more
Inspection into the use of interpreters in the asylum process
May 31, 2019
The Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, David Bolt, has announced that as part of his inspection of the UK’s asylum system, he is calling for evidence on the Home Office’s use of interpreters in the asylum process.
The deadline is 13 June.read more
Direct provision: a denial of basic rights
May 30, 2019
The Committee on Justice and Equality in the Irish parliament are inviting written submissions from stakeholders and interested parties on the issues of Ireland’s “direct provision” asylum system, and what can be done to address the many issues that exist within this system.
The Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MASI) are asking groups in Britain and Northern Ireland if they would consider signing a statement which asks the Committee to bear in mind the 14 ‘Key principles for justice and dignity in the asylum process’ that MASI have put forward when considering what proposals to recommend to the government.read more
Immigration and asylum law explained, in accessible language.
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.
The accessible self-help and solidarity guide to understanding the asylum and immigration system in the UK, and taking action for the right to remain. An essential resource for anyone going through the legal system, or supporting others.