As the holiday season approaches, alongside the prospect of another brief summer in the UK, those of us privileged enough to do so find ourselves arriving at airports, eagerly awaiting our escapism. But most holiday makers do not know that their chosen airport is a prison to those who want to stay in the UK.

Our double-bill of Manchester detention workshops seemed to, inadvertently, involve very inauspicious timings.  Our first workshop in the series, on preparing in case of immigration… Read more »

Yesterday on the blog, we wrote about the importance of preparing in case of being detained, and the different things you can think about and… Read more »

This article was written for Unlocking Detention by Nina Held and Karen Smith, volunteers at Lesbian Immigration Support Group in Manchester. This article was originally… Read more »

solidarity

This blog post is based on a talk by Right to Remain at From Silence to Solidarity, Violence to Visibility, Lesbian Immigration Support Group‘s conference in… Read more »