In January 2018, the provisions of the 2016 Immigration Act regarding immigration bail came into force.
This changed the situation for people applying for immigration bail in order to be released from detention.
The changes also mean that the status of “temporary admission” no longer exists. From now on, any migrant lawfully in the UK without leave to remain (including asylum seekers) is technically on immigration bail.
This is very confusing, and is also now having an additional effect on people trying to access education while they seek the right to remain in the UK.Read more