The right to appeal in the UK Not all immigration decisions have the right of appeal in the UK. There is currently only the right of appeal within the UK if the Home Office refuse an application based on: an “international protection” claim (asylum or… Read more »

flag of Turkey

Back in April, we wrote about the changes to Indefinite Leave to Remain rules for Turkish nationals. To recap: The Ankara Agreement In 1963, the Turkish European Communities Association Agreement was set up (part of the “Ankara Agreement”) in order to promote trade and economic relations… Read more »

Detention centre walkway

Last month, the organisation Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) released a briefing on the current situation of post-detention accommodation. Already a problematic area, post-detention accommodation is now a crisis situation following the changes made in January 2018 (which you can read about on our blog… Read more »

Our management committee member Laura Gibbons will partake in a cross-continental swim next month! Fundraising for Right to Remain’s work, the 4.5km distance makes this an exciting, but extremely difficult, mental and physical challenge. Laura has decided to swim from Europe to Asia! The plan… Read more »

Under the shadow of Trump’s aggressive policies against people crossing the US border, the rise of xenophobic parties and policies in Europe, and ongoing scandals of Theresa May’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policies, things often seem bleak. But within this people are also surviving, thriving, celebrating… Read more »

Known as Direct Provision, Ireland’s asylum system has faced severe criticism from the United Nations, local political parties, and – most importantly – from those in the system themselves. Grassroots groups, most notably the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MASI), have been campaigning for… Read more »

Last night Islington became the first London council to pass a These Walls Must Fall motion against immigration detention! The motion also covers the Home Office’s ‘hostile environment’ and the rights of European citizens in the borough post-Brexit. It makes a strong statement of support… Read more »

The images of children locked up in cages at the US/Mexico border and crying out for their parents shocked the world. Yet in the UK we continue to detain children and our immigration policies also split up families. To find out more, read our piece… Read more »

The Mama choir performing

Migrant Artists Mutual Aid was founded in 2011. They are a cross-national network of women, mothers, migrants, artists, academics and activists who work together to support members of their group who are seeking sanctuary, and campaign for justice in the migration system. (Liverpool Event, 2017)… Read more »

Campaigners with messages outside HOME

Last night saw two great #TheseWallsMustFall events in Manchester for Refugee Week. People engaged in a performance protest raising awareness about detention at HOME, with the help of Virtual Migrants. It highlighted the injustice of immigration detention and was a tribute to the 120 women… Read more »