BID's core activities

  • Providing free legal advice, information and support to immigration detainees to help them exercise their right to liberty and access to justice.

  • Preparing and presenting free applications for release on bail or temporary admission.

  • Carrying out research and using casework evidence to influence decision-makers, including civil servants, parliamentarians, the judiciary and regulatory bodies through policy advocacy.

  • Raising awareness and documenting and publicising injustices through the media and with the general public.

  • Carrying out strategic litigation in furtherance of our strategic objectives, using evidence from casework and research.

Helpline for detainees

Tel: 020 7456 9750
Fax: 020 3745 5226

Helpline open Monday to Thursday between 10am and 12 midday


020 7456 9762 (Monday to Friday)
Please note, it is not possible to get information or advice via this number.

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