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Holiday time? Spare a thought – and solidarity – for those in detention, hidden away at UK airports

Jul 8, 2019

As the holiday season approaches, alongside the prospect of another brief summer in the UK, those of us privileged enough to do so find ourselves arriving at airports, eagerly awaiting our escapism. But most holiday makers do not know that their chosen airport is a prison to those who want to stay in the UK.

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We believe in life, love, and solidarity and we will win.

Jul 4, 2019

This week, there’s been devastating stories of lives lost because of borders.

We will not forget them.

And we will continue working with others for change. There’s so many of us who want a better world.

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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.

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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.

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This is what solidarity looks like

Jun 10, 2019

Ken Macharia reported to the Home Office last week, flanked by his Bristol Bisons team-mates.

Practical solidarity is needed every day, in quiet ways and loud, to survive and succeed in navigating the legal system.

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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.

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“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.

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