Legal Updates

Members of parliament (MPs) can raise your case with the Home Office or, if appropriate, the Immigration Minister or Home Secretary directly. This could be if you have received a negative decision, have been waiting a very long time for a decision and want a response, if you are detained, or if you are facing removal/deportation.

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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 »

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Mabel is waiting to find out if, today, she will finally find freedom. If she will get to see her daughter. If the punitive deprivation… Read more »

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A new report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees has highlighted serious concerns about the difficulties faced by refugees in settling in the… Read more »

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An impassioned and powerful debate on detention took place amongst MPs at Westminster Hall on Tuesday. The debate followed harrowing reports that emerged from Brook… Read more »

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“This experience of the detention centre eliminated all my self-confidence and made me feel humiliated and like a slave. Even after they let me go,… Read more »

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By Lisa Matthews, coordinator at Right to Remain. Yesterday (12 May 2016), the Immigration Bill 2015-16 received Royal Assent, which means it now becomes the… Read more »

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Last night, in the Immigration Bill debate in the House of Lords, peers voted by 187 to 170 in favour of Lord Ramsbotham’s amendment on… Read more »

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Yesterday, the 2015 Immigration Bill reached the report stage, at which proposed amendments were debated and voted on. The Bill Let’s start with something simple.… Read more »

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“What I’m proposing is a deal – the fewer people there are who wrongly claim asylum in Britain, the more generous we can be in… Read more »