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One donation, double the impact!

We're participating in the Big Give, which means donations to BID are doubled this week. Support us now to help people get out of detention. ⁠
28 Nov 2022

Help transform our ‘How To Get Out of Detention’ guide

Help us create an accessible version of this crucial resource.
3 Nov 2022

BID's film 'I Need Air' selected for Three Film Festivals

Film documenting the experience of detention in prison will be shown on the big screen to audiences around the UK.
3 Nov 2022

Film documents Omar's experience of being locked in a cell for 22-23 hours a day for over a year

Watch “I need air” a short documentary by Omar, Yasmine Jessy Amar & Bail for Immigration Detainees.
31 Aug 2022

BID briefing on Home Office proposals to reopen Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre

Our briefing on Home Office plans to open a 400-capacity detention centre and why they must be resisted.
23 Aug 2022

BID launches project to help asylum seekers facing deportation to Rwanda apply for immigration bail

In response to the government’s inhumane Rwanda policy, this project will help asylum seekers facing deportation to Rwanda apply for immigration bail.
11 Aug 2022

Legal Walk raises thousands for BID’s Advice Line

Thanks to generous supporters our team raised enough money to fund BID’s advice line for over 10 weeks.
11 Jul 2022

What is GPS tagging & how does it affect people's lives?

BID's Rudy Schulkind explains in this short video.
5 Jul 2022

Help raise money for our advice line

Sponsor our team for the London Legal Walk on 28th June.
21 Jun 2022

Hackney Half Heroes raise thousands for BID

Nine runners raised over £6,000 for BID’s work providing free legal advice for people detained under immigration powers.
6 Jun 2022

Act now to stop the mass deportation to Iraq on 1st June

Hear from those on the flight & show your support by emailing your MP.
26 May 2022

The government want to tear up communities, help us stop them

With the Nationality & Borders Bill creating more detainable & deportable people, here are 6 ways you can help.
29 Apr 2022

Join thousands condemning the Nationality & Borders Bill

With MPs set to vote on the Bill tomorrow, join this diverse & sometimes surprising chorus of voices condemning the key principles behind this bill.
17 Mar 2022

Could you be one of our Hackney Half Heroes?

Join our team for the 2022 Hackney Half Marathon on 22nd May and help raise vital funds for our work.
1 Feb 2022

Eight reasons why the Home Office can't be trusted with more power

The Nationality & Borders Bill is making its way through the House of Lords but the Home Office can't be trusted with more power.
27 Jan 2022

Hackney Half Heroes raise thousands for BID

11 runners raised over £7,200 for BID’s work providing free legal advice for people detained under immigration powers.
6 Oct 2021

Join BID’s team for the London Legal Walk

We’re doing the London Legal Walk on 18th October to raise money for our work. Will you join us?
23 Sep 2021

Take a stand against the charter deportation flight to Zimbabwe

Actions you can take to #Stoptheflight
21 Jul 2021

Email your MP to end detention in prisons

Our report with Medical Justice exposed the inhumane conditions our clients endure in prison. Ask your MP to take a stand.
15 Jul 2021

Six ways to support BID in 2021

As the pandemic continues & the UK leaves the EU, we have our work cut out for us this year. Here's how you can help.
12 Jan 2021

Join our call for the urgent release of people held in prison under immigration powers

40 organisations signed our open letter to the Home Secretary. Email your MP to add your support.
3 Dec 2020

Help us demand the release of all immigration detainees amid public health crisis

As the Covid-19 threat intensifies we need your help to get people out of detention.
8 Apr 2020

Six ways to help BID in 2020

In the wake of the general election, we have our work cut out for us this year. Here is how you can help.
7 Jan 2020

Donate to our Christmas appeal to help reunite families

This time last year Isaac was detained. With our support he was released in time to spend Christmas with his family. Help us reunite more families.
28 Nov 2019

Mother and son join BID’s team to Walk the Thames and #GoTheDistance for Detainees

On the 19th October BID’s team of 6 volunteers will #WalktheThames to raise money for BID’s vital work.
9 Oct 2019

Anti-Birthday campaign raises thousands to #EndDetention

BID’s legal advice services receive a welcome boost in funding thanks to the generosity of donors to the campaign.
8 Oct 2019

Five ways to support BID's Anti-Birthday campaign

Find out about all the different ways you can support our 20th anniversary campaign to end detention.
3 Sep 2019

Join us at our Anti-Birthday Party

Join us on 18th September to mark 20 years of fighting to end detention.
28 Aug 2019

Limited edition t-shirt collection to raise thousands for BID's Anti-Birthday Campaign

Noon magazine collaborated with ten artists to create a limited edition t-shirt collection with all proceeds going to support BID’s work.
17 Jul 2019

BID marks Refugee Week with a pub quiz fundraiser

Our second pub quiz of the year was a big success, raising funds for our legal advice services.
21 Jun 2019

We launch our Anti-Birthday campaign

This summer BID will turn 20 years old, but this is no cause for celebration. Help make sure our services are no longer needed. Help us #EndDetention.
20 Jun 2019

Lubka goes for London Legal Walk hat-trick in support of BID

On the 17th June Lubka will take on the London Legal Walk to #GoTheDistance for detainees.
11 Jun 2019

Refugee Week Pub Quiz, 19th June 7.00pm

Register now for BID's pub quiz at the Tokenhouse as part of Refugee Week 2019
30 May 2019

Hackney Half Heroes raise thousands of pounds for BID

Eight runners took on the challenge and raised over £4,500 for BID’s work.
23 May 2019

Sign up to #GoTheDistance for detainees on 17th June 2019

​Join BID's team on Monday 17th June for the London Legal Walk to #GoTheDistance for immigration detainees.
2 Apr 2019

Eight to run Hackney Half in support of BID

Our amazing Hackney Half team share their reasons for running in support of BID.
1 Apr 2019

BID’s sell out Pub Quiz raises over £500 for legal advice for immigration detainees

Read about BID's first pub quiz of the year and hear from attendees about why they decided to support our work.
26 Mar 2019

"In Whose Best Interests?" event to be held 22 January 2019

Join us as we come together to examine the separation of families by detention and deportation and conduct the BID Annual General Meeting.
12 Dec 2018

The Nightmare before Christmas

Make a donation this Christmas and help us end the nightmare of immigration detention in the UK.
6 Dec 2018

BID's Refugee Week Pub Quiz 2018

Help us raise awareness and money for our important work!
23 May 2018

The London Legal Walk 2018

Sponsor our team as they complete a 10 km walk through central London!
21 May 2018

BID launches legal action to ensure the government holds G4S to account

Formal legal action has been launched against the government to designate G4S a 'High Risk' supplier.
15 Feb 2018

BID's Pub Quiz

2 Oct 2017

Christmas Appeal 2016

19 Dec 2016
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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