Earlier today MPs and Peers held a parliamentary meeting on immigration detention, hearing from experts about the hazardous effects of detention, and why urgent and… Read more »

Last Thursday human rights campaigners, union members, migrant rights groups, political representatives and other members of the public met to campaign against immigration detention. Setting… Read more »

“If we look back at our family history, somewhere along the line we would discover we had been people who needed to be somewhere else;… Read more »

  To mark the first anniversary of the destruction of the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, Right to Remain’s Luke Butterly reflects on our recent return… Read more »

(Image credit: Unlocking Detention)   Last week, the government quietly announced that they will be closing the Verne – one of the nine immigration ‘removal’… Read more »

The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) have today released their new report on the impact of ‘right to rent’ checks on migrants… Read more »

The fight against borders in our schools stepped up a notch this week. Against Borders for Children (ABC) hosted its first open conference on Saturday… Read more »

by Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW “I am an invisible man…I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fibre and… Read more »

The Immigration Rules are published by the Home Office and set out the rules which immigration applications have to follow to be successful. They are frequently amended. They have been described as “not subordinate legislation but detailed statements by a minister of the Crown as to how the Crown proposes to exercise its executive power to control immigration.”

Justice

This post will give a round up on some of the latest significant legal aid and immigration news, focussing on the residence test, the evident, grim impact of LASPO 2012, and the Home Secretary’s win over minimum income requirements in the Court of Appeal.