We had another great workshop on the asylum and immigration system last night! There is a lot you can do to help yourself and others at each stage of the process. Find out more with our Toolkit.

Cambridge Refugee Resettlement Campaign and Cambridge Calais Refugee Action Group invite you to two workshops run by Right to Remain. Do you want to know more about how the UK asylum and immigration system works (or doesn’t work?!)? Do you know newly-arrived asylum-seekers in the… Read more »

We recently ran two training sessions hosted by René Cassin – on the UK asylum system, the barriers people face in establishing their legal rights, the harm the system can do to people, and practical acts of solidarity that can help people through the process.… Read more »


The policies and procedures of the UK’s asylum and immigration system are increasingly complicated, with many people forced to navigate them alone, unable to access free legal advice and representation.  These procedures can exclude people from accessing justice, and can mean that people are denied… Read more »

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Last week, Right to Remain ran some ‘know your rights’ workshops in the Calais refugee camp known as the “jungle”. Calais is an historic port town on the Côte d’Opale, just 26 miles from the Kent coast, and the first thing any visitor will notice… Read more »

This blog post was written by Lisa Matthews, Right to Remain coordinator.  This week, we returned to one of our most frequent destinations – Manchester.  Manchester has a remarkably active and vibrant asylum/migrant support and campaigning scene, and it’s always great to hear what’s happening… Read more »

“Sheffield is a special place”.  Resounding nods accompanied my statement at our mutual aid and solidarity workshop in Sheffield on Tuesday.  Well, they were hardly going to disagree, being from Sheffield or fervent fans of their adopted city.  But it seemed to sum up the… Read more »

Launch event, Manchester Friday 16 May 2014 at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation, 5 Richmond St, Manchester, M1 3HF 12-4pm: Training: working together to win the right to remain 4-6pm: Launch event – Right to Remain evening social Both events are free, but booking is… Read more »

“I don’t know how I would have kept going except that I had so much support from people outside.” “The second time I was detained, Women for Refugee Women made sure that people like Michael Morpurgo and Joan Bakewell were writing to the newspapers.” “And… Read more »