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First of the huge court fee increases come into force

It may not surprise you to learn that, following a public consultation over the proposed hike in immigration and asylum court fees during which lawyers, NGOs and the public warned the government the fees would severely impede access to justice and threaten the rule of law, the goverment is introducing said increase as of today, […]

What does detention mean to you?

By Lisa Matthews, Coordinator at Right to Remain Unlocking Detention 2016 starts on Monday, and runs until 18 December.  There are so many ways to get involved (see here), to help shine a spotlight on the grave civil rights abuse that is immigration detention. One of the ways we’re asking people to join the conversation, […]

#Unlocked16 is here!

“I knew nothing about this. I didn’t know about detention” “The first time I found out about detention was when the key turned in the cell door. That was in Harmondsworth, in 2014.” The first person quoted here is a social worker who attended our event on immigration detention in Swansea in July. The second […]

Say NO to borders in schools

From September 2016 parents, guardians and carers in England will be asked to state if their children are foreign nationals. Families can refuse to answer. The UK Government has required childminders, nurseries, schools and colleges to collect country-of-birth and nationality data for children aged between 2 and 19. This policy is unnecessary, divisive and puts […]

From Calais to Croydon: legal information and refugee solidarity

On Monday, we wrote on the blog about our annual gathering in Manchester on 3 September.  The afternoon part of the event included workshops on five different topics. One of these workshops was “Practical solidarity from Calais to UK”, facilitated by representatives of the Refugee Info Bus. Here, Sarah Story of Refugee Info Bus reflects […]

Unlocking Detention at Right to Remain’s annual gathering

On Monday on the blog we wrote about our annual gathering in Manchester on 3 September.  The afternoon part of the event included workshops on five different topics. One of these workshops was on Unlocking Detention, run by Ben du Preez of Detention Action.  Here, he rights about the workshop and the upcoming virtual tour […]

Strength in solidarity: Right to Remain’s 2016 annual gathering

“You know when you have a really inspirational day and you can’t wait to do the next thing? Well, the Right to Remain Gathering in Manchester was really inspirational … It’s really fantastic to feel part of such a strong and diverse network” On Saturday 3 September, around 120 people came together at the St […]

#UnisResistBorderControls

This is a guest blog post by Sanaz Raji, who will be co-running a workshop on this topic at our annual gathering on Saturday.  Five months ago, the Justice4Sanaz campaign launched the #UnisResistBorderControls campaign at SOAS. This urgent campaign brings together grassroots activists and campaigners to oppose widespread abuses against non-EU international students and staff […]