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 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”.
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.
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.
Coronavirus: Human rights and legal organisations have written to the Home Secretary to demand the release of all people from immigration detention.
Do you want to make a difference in these challenging times for migrant rights? Do you have the skills and experience to help a small national organisation continue to punch above its weight?
Right to Remain is seeking to recruit volunteer board members for our Management Committee, including a new Treasurer.
The UK’s departure from the EU on January 31st 2020 has intensified the concern of rights groups for the estimated 900,000 EU nationals yet to secure their status through the Home Office’s settled status scheme.
No one should be destitute. In the modern world, and in a wealthy country, it is quite simply an ideological choice that people are homeless and/or without the very basics people need to live a decent life.
We are very pleased to be part of the Refugee Solidarity Summit, a convening of grassroots solidarity networks, non profit organisations, activists, volunteers, community organisers and NGO’s working in the areas of refugee support, solidarity, advocacy and welcome in the UK and across Europe.
We were delighted to hear the news last week that Otis Bolamu was granted the right to remain. Otis, originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo but now truly claimed by Swansea, was detained and faced imminent removal at the end of 2018.