They are finally here. You might have seen our campaigners and staff team wearing our brand-new These Walls Must Fall T-shirts. Today, we are making five of them available to five supporters.
Right to Remain are excited to be part of Solidarity Knows No Borders Network Week of Action to End the Hostile Environment which starts today. Read our thoughts on its launch day.
On Thursday 16 June ’22, Right to Remain are hosting an informal online meeting for people in Birmingham who are concerned about immigration enforcement and are curious about anti-raids network. This is part of Solidarity Knows No Borders Nework Week of Action.
Knowledge is power: online workshop. Equip yourself against the state violence of the immigration and asylum legal system.
Right to Remain were delighted to run workshops on how to prepare evidence for ‘fresh claims’ at Fighting Destitution Conference in Birmingham on 26 May 2022.
Over the last few months, we have been busy putting in place a new team structure at Right to Remain. We want to generate light and hope in this darkening world of multiple catastrophes, in our common struggle against the state violence and racism of the immigration and asylum system. Here’s our new team line-up.
On gloriously sunny Saturday 14 May, These Walls Must Fall campaigners from Manchester, Liverpool and West Yorkshire joined forces with others in Durham to say NO to the new immigration detention centre in Derwentside.
Today is our Coordinator, Lisa Matthew’s last day at Right to Remain. For 11 years, Lisa has been our inspiration and energy that made everything at Right to Remain possible.
The government has announced plans of ‘offshoring’ which will send some people seeking asylum in Britain to Rwanda where their asylum claims will be processed.
Many legal experts have expressed their concern over the legality of this provision. It is also expensive: it is reported that the Rwandan trial, which will target single men, will cost £120m.
Of course, morally, this is unacceptable.
Yumna has started at Right to Remain this week as our new legal education officer. Yumna will be working on our resources about the asylum and immigration system, including the Right to Remain Toolkit. She will be delivering our legal workshops and working with asylum and migrant groups across the UK.