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.
Yes, well. It’s been quite a year.
Aside from, well, everything we’ve had a busy year recruiting new members of our Management Committee, appointing new roles within the Committee AND we’ve had three fab new staff members join us. That’s been a lot of zoom calls.
This week, the Immigration Health Surcharge increased from £400 to £624.
Read more about the surcharge – and who is exempt from paying – in the Entering the UK section of the Right to Remain Toolkit. We’ve updated the Toolkit to reflect these changes.
We are delighted to announce that the latest edition of the book version of the Right to Remain Toolkit, our self-help and solidarity guide to the immigration and asylum system, has arrived!
In all types of asylum, immigration or human rights applications, you will need evidence to support your application.
This video looks at when evidence might be needed, what is meant by evidence, and what counts as “good” evidence.
In all types of asylum, immigration or human rights applications, you will need evidence to support your application. What is good evidence?
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 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 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.
As anyone attempting to make an online immigration application in recent weeks will know, the system is in a mess. A right royal mess.
In recent months, many applications have been made online only and the process has been outsourced to a company called Sopra Steria.