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Lisa Matthews, coordinator at Right to Remain, writes for the Detention Forum about the importance of grassroots campaigning in working towards ending immigration detention.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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In our last post, we talked about what we’d learned from our website statistics. In this post, we take a look at responses to our Toolkit user survey and our interviews and focus group sessions around the UK.

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Dr Vicky Canning and Lisa Matthews, the original navigation board developers, in conversation about how the Asylum Navigation Board (developed in 2018 as a real-life “serious game”) has now been launched as an online resource in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Eight months into our Toolkit digital transformation project – a deep dive into website statistics, talking to organisations across the UK, and holding community interviews with users of the Toolkit, and potential users – we want to share some of what we’ve learned.

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In all types of asylum, immigration or human rights applications, you will need evidence to support your application.

This video looks at when evidence might be needed, what is meant by evidence, and what counts as “good” evidence.

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The organisation UKLGIG have made really useful video resources about claiming asylum if you are LGBTQI+.

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Coronavirus: Human rights and legal organisations have written to the Home Secretary to demand the release of all people from immigration detention.