On 30 June 2020, a group of refugees and asylum seekers in Glasgow issued a manifesto in response to the devastating events of 26 June.
We are delighted to announce that the latest edition of the book version of the Right to Remain Toolkit, our self-help and solidarity guide to the immigration and asylum system, has arrived!
Right to Remain has joined with other 100 organisations to call on Local Authorities to ensure no-one is pushed out onto the streets now that lockdown measures are easing.
New legal information video from Right to Remain: find out what country of origin evidence is, what is considered good evidence, where to find it and what to do with it.
There is a clear and urgent need for the sector, our movements to be honest about the multiple forms racism can take. We function within an inherently racist society. Therefore, our organisations, our movement will not emerge unscathed.
The navigation board, developed by Right to Remain, Dr Vicky Canning and Calverts Cooperative, was originally a “serious board game”, with a physical real-life presence. We have responded to the Covid-19 crisis, with people no longer meeting face-to-face and attending support groups, by developing it as an online resource.
Lisa Matthews, coordinator at Right to Remain, writes for the Detention Forum about the importance of grassroots campaigning in working towards ending immigration detention.
The case is a seminal moment in domestic jurisprudence, addressing the correct threshold to be applied when considering whether the removal of seriously or terminally ill persons would breach their rights under Article 3.
Following on from our earlier post about the value placed on letters of support from the Lesbian Immigration Support Group in a fresh claim (read that post here), in this post we look at a 2018 case from the Inner House of the Court of Session in Scotland.
The focus of Mayblin’s book is the systematic impoverishment of people seeking asylum in the UK, and she approaches the topic through the lens of “slow violence”.