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.
Tempting as it is to not look back at this year, it’s important to remember the small successes, and how we’ve survived this year to fight for a better one.
The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a 2018 decision from the Court of Appeal that, prior to March 2017, the Home Office had been detaining people under the Dublin Regulations unlawfully.
The latest video from our series on understanding the UK asylum and immigration system – this one is on understanding case law.
Find out what it is, where to find it, and how to use it in your legal case.
The Right to Remain asylum navigation board is a way to understand each step of the asylum system, from application to decision. We made these boards last year with Dr Victoria Canning and Calverts press … and we only have a few copies left.
Upper Tribunal finds that “the situation in Sudan remains volatile after civil protests started in late 2018 and the future is unpredictable” and the 2009/2015 cases on non-Arab Darfuris stand.
According to the Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo, the Ugandan government is intending to re-table the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, that threatened to become law five years ago.
Reuters news agency reports that the bill will be re-introduced in parliament in the coming weeks and is expected to be voted on before the end of the year.
In March 2019, the European Asylum Support Office released a report on Iraq, specifically on the targeting of individuals.
Although this report was published more than six months ago, it was referenced just this week by an immigration judge in the First-tier Tribunal, who said he intended to use it as part of his judgment.
The first in a new type of resource from Right to Remain! A training session via video, based on the Right to Remain Toolkit and appeal hearing observing.
This 20 minute video looks at asylum and immigration appeals, with a particular focus on the appeal hearing.
We are very excited to announce the launch of brand new videos about the UK asylum system, a joint project between Refugee Info Bus, Right to Remain and Sara Khayat Art Work.
Based on the Right to Remain Toolkit, with translations by Refugee Info Bus and with stunning animation by Sara, these videos will help people understand their rights at crucial stages of the asylum process.