New Research: Deportability and the Family

Important new research investigates the intersection of family life and immigration enforcement for mixed-immigration status couples in the UK. The research explores the juggling of immigration precariousness and family life, and the impact of immigration status insecurity and enforcement on whole families, including children and British and EEA citizens. The research also investigates changing policy […]

Launch of new Amnesty report on immigration detention

On Wednesday night Amnesty UK officially launched their new report ‘A matter of routine – the use of immigration detention in the UK’. In doing so, they have further strengthened the consensus – including most major political parties, human rights groups, the HM Inspectorate of Prisons –  of those condemning and calling for serious change […]

Our new Toolkit is here!

The new print edition of our revised and updated immigration Toolkit is now available! The Right to Remain Toolkit is a unique, plain language guide to the UK asylum and immigration system. It gives an overview of the legal system and procedures, with detailed information on rights and options at key stages, and actions you […]

Video: Manchester City says “End detention now”!

“It’s time for the government to take a different approach.” – Cllr Mahadi Sharif On the 29th November 2017, Manchester City Council became the first local authority in Britain to pass a motion calling for an end to indefinite immigration detention and endorsing the These Walls Must Fall campaign. Listen to the impassioned speeches from […]

#Voices2018 competition

Coram Voice – part of Coram the UK’s oldest children’s charity – is pleased to announce that they have launched Voices 2018! Voices 2018 is a writing competition open to children in care and care leavers, which aims to amplify the experiences of the care system and celebrated the talents and achievements of care-experienced young […]

No more Detention

Pinar Aksu is a community worker and activist. Here she writes about the continuing scandal that is immigration detention, and the need to get involved in the campaign groups calling for its end. In recent months, more than 2 people died in detention centres: Harmondsworth and Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre. People who come here seeking […]

2017: a year in review

Amid an increasingly difficult situation for migration justice, and progressive politics in general, 2017 has witnessed some inspiring resistance. This year has seen over 70 organisations from across Britain and the north of Ireland call on the Home Secretary to allow refugees to rebuild their lives in peace; migrant workers strike decisive wins in the […]

Our work in communities across the UK

A recent fortnight provides a snapshot of the work Right to Remain does in communities across the UK. Starting in Manchester, we participated in the lively and important discussions around the theme of “Beyond the ‘Good Immigrant’”. Hosted by the Migrant Rights Network, a range of individuals and groups came together to discuss the follies […]