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Michael's experience of detention

28 November 2017

Detention is used as an administrative tool by the government – a convenience without proper consideration of less harmful alternatives, and certainly without can acknowledgement of the adverse impact that detention will have on a person’s mental health or their family. In the last year, 27,819 people were sent into immigration detention. Over half of them were released from detention back into the community – which meant that their detention has not served its stated purpose of being for removal or deportation.

Experiences of Detention - Jane's Story

20 September 2016

The following article, written by one of BID's Legal Managers, appeared in our Summer newsletter.

Former client of BID granted refugee status

20 March 2012

A former client of BID’s who was held in immigration detention for over 18 months was finally granted refugee status last month.

Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is a registered Charity No. 1077187. Registered in England as a Limited Company No. 03803669. Accredited by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner Ref. No. N200100147. We are a member of the Fundraising Regulator, committed to best practice in fundraising and follow the standards for fundraising as set out in the Code of Fundraising Practice.
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