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.read more
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.read more
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
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.