Because of the Coronavirus public health crisis, there have been some temporary changes to the asylum and immigration process. This includes to the asylum substantive interview, further submissions, visa extensions, appeal hearings, reporting requirements and detention.
A quick video update on the latest situation in the asylum and immigration system during Covid-19, local lockdowns, and some restarting of the process (for good and bad).
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.
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.
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.
Coronavirus: Human rights and legal organisations have written to the Home Secretary to demand the release of all people from immigration detention.