New look Toolkit – our guide to the asylum and immigration system
Today we have launched the new look Right to Remain Toolkit – our step-by-step guide to the UK asylum and immigration system!read more
Changes to the asylum and immigration process due to Covid-19
Because of the Coronavirus public health crisis, there have been some temporary changes to the asylum and immigration process. This includes to the asylum substantive interview, further submissions, visa extensions, appeal hearings, reporting requirements and detention.read more
Still time to respond to government consultation on their New Plan for Immigration
A month ago, the Home Secretary Priti Patel announced her New Immigration Plan, with a lot of fanfare about delivering reformed asylum system.
Some aspects of the proposals are actually current policy, some are ideas that have been floated before, many will result in legal challenges. None are the changes that the asylum and immigration system needs.read more
Solidarity: a relic of the past, or an urgent principle for our times?
At Right to Remain, solidarity is a key phrase and concept in our work. We have long grappled with how best to define it and how to deploy it meaningfully. We see solidarity as a guiding principle for our activities and theory of change – but does it actually resonate with those we work with?read more
Love, joy and solidarity amid the pain
We review Free To Be Me: Refugee Stories From the Lesbian Immigration Support Group.
The book, which is raising funds for the Manchester-based LISG, features stories from LISG members and volunteers – rich narratives of love, pain, brutal treatment, immense suffering, and survival.read more
We are proud to launch our brand new online resource: the young asylum guide
This week, we are delighted to launch into the world a brand new online resource that we’ve been working on with Gina Antchandie of Croydon Council during these difficult Covid days: the young asylum guide.read more
The new asylum inadmissibility rules
The UK government has introduced new regulations under which they can rule that an asylum claim is inadmissible. This means the Home Office does not have to consider the claim in the UK if they rule that another country – a “safe third country” – should in fact be responsible for your asylum claim.read more
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.