Our dear friend Aderonke Apata has FINALLY been granted refugee status, after years of fighting for justice. All along the way, she has fought for… Read more »
In Sheffield every month, Right to Remain runs information sessions with the Early Asylum Support group, to help newly arrived asylum seekers to prepare for… Read more »
On 9 March 2017, new Home Office guidance on refugee leave to remain was issued. Previously, people recognised as refugees in the UK were granted… Read more »
In Sheffield this month, Right to Remain and a new local volunteer group, Early Asylum Support, ran the second in our new programme of information sessions for newly-arrived asylum seekers.
The sessions are focused on the crucial first steps of the legal process, and in particular the asylum substantive interview. The content is based on the Right to Remain Toolkit and the constant learning we do with asylum seekers and their supporters in communities across the UK.
The vast majority of women seeking asylum in Britain are survivors, too. They need to go to court to win their right to asylum. They are subjected not only to the toxic culture of disbelief confronting British survivors but to a deeply embedded culture of denial underpinned by racist and anti-refugee sentiment. And a new report by Asylum Aid is set to reveal how thoroughly that system is failing them.
On Wednesday morning (22 February 2017), there were a lot of people waiting anxiously for news. People who hadn’t slept all night. People who should… Read more »
This week, the government announced the welcome news that they would no longer oppose the new Dubs amendment to the 2015-16 Immigration Bill, which should… Read more »
Last night MPs voted against five amendments which represented a little light in an otherwise dark and nasty piece of legislation, the Immigration Bill 2015-16.… Read more »
On 9th July 2012, the government brought in family immigration rules so divisive that the UK’s immigration policy is now the least family friendly in the developed world. We have a price tag on love for those wishing to sponsor a foreign partner, and block the door altogether for those wishing to sponsor an elderly parent.
On 2 July the Immigration Minister James Brokenshire announced the temporary suspension of the entire detained-fast track system. Read the story of this amazing victory… Read more »