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Category: Volunteering and Probono

Passionate about liberty and justice? Join our Board of Trustees

We are looking for people to join our Board of Trustees, helping to shape our future plans and strategy.
3 Mar 2021

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

BID’s ECF project wins “Best New Pro Bono Activity” in the Law Works Pro-Bono Awards 2019

BID’s Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) Project has been awarded “Best New Pro Bono Activity” in the Law Works Pro-Bono Awards 2019.
4 Dec 2019

Why I volunteer for BID as an advocate

If representing people in court on legal aid is financially difficult enough, doing so on a pro bono basis is a huge strain. Why do I do it?
20 Nov 2019

​BID’s Exceptional Case Funding Project shortlisted for Pro-Bono Awards 2019

BID’s Exceptional Case Funding (ECF) Project has been shortlisted for “Best New Pro Bono Activity” in the Law Works Pro-Bono Awards 2019.
7 Nov 2019

‘BID is the only option for many people in immigration detention’: My year volunteering at BID

As we prepare to say goodbye to volunteers Isabel and Frank we caught up with them about their experiences.
31 Oct 2019

The geographic lottery: My experience visiting a detention centre

Read all about a BID volunteer’s visit to the UK’s only detention centre holding women and adult family groups awaiting removal.
19 Sep 2019

A day in the life of BID's Advice Line

As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign casework volunteer Charlotte Rubin captures the atmosphere of our busy office while the advice line is open.
8 Aug 2019

"My Oxygen": Why I stand with people in detention

Former volunteer & now pupil barrister at 33 Bedford Row, Annahita shares how her first BID client inspires her work fighting for migrant rights.
25 Jul 2019

Meet the volunteers spending their summer challenging detention

We hear from three of BID’s new volunteers on why they’ve chosen to spend their summer helping BID challenge immigration detention in the UK.
5 Jun 2019
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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