Signing support is an important way of providing practical solidarity with those at risk of detention. Find out more in this video about Bristol Signing Support Group.
On 16 November, MPs and Peers held a parliamentary meeting on immigration detention, hearing from experts about the hazardous effects of detention, and why urgent and systemic change is needed.
Polices forces in West Yorkshire and Kent have begun a pilot progamme that will grant both forces the same powers as Immigration Officers to search ‘non-EEA illegal immigrants’ for UK drivers licenses.
Teo and Marineta were just another European couple working in England. But when they lost their flat, instead of receiving help they were locked up in a detention centre. And that was just the beginning of their troubles.
We set out early on our return trip to Calais. The time difference between the UK and France means you lose an hour when traveling over; yet it’s the presence of tall fences, razor wire, and concrete walls everywhere that really give the feeling of having being through a time-warp.
Families enter the family returns process if all in-country appeal rights have been exhausted and the family has no legal right to remain in the UK, and “any outstanding documentation or other barriers can be resolved in parallel with the returns process” . Find out more about your rights within the process, and how to support a family experiencing it.
As further measures of the Hostile Environment (or “Compliance Environment” in the Home Office’s rebranding) come into force, we look at the background to immigration checks on bank accounts, who is affected, and what people should do if they are wrongly told they are not entitled to an account.
This zine is to help you through the main “substantive” asylum interview with the UK Home Office. This is a crucial stage of the asylum process, and the zine provides information on some simple things you can do to prepare and feel more informed.
The content of the zine is based on Right to Remain's toolkit, Early Asylum Support Sheffield workshops and contains beautiful images and illustrations, making it accessible for people with only limited English language levels.
The asylum, or substantive, interview is one of the most important parts of your asylum application. Our Toolkit can help you to understand the procedures, know your rights, what you can do to prepare, and what to expect for the rest of the process.
Immigration and asylum law explained, in accessible language. This is our blog of legal resources for non-lawyers. With explanation of important legal developments in immigration, asylum and human rights law, and links to further resources. more
Info and resources for researching country of origin information for asylum applications. more
Details of immigration detention centres in the UK. more
Search for immigration and asylum legal advisors more