BID marks Refugee Week with a pub quiz fundraiser

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

BID launch summer Anti-Birthday Campaign

20 June 2019
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

Exploring calls for time limits on immigration detention

17 June 2019
BID trustee Kezia Tobin discusses the recent calls for time limits on immigration detention.

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

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

BID’s longest-serving client: Detained for two years and ‘no risk of offending’

6 June 2019
BID Director Celia Clarke writes for the Justice Gap after one of our tweets captured the public's attention.

Meet the volunteers spending their summer challenging detention

5 June 2019
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.

Refugee Week Pub Quiz, 19th June 7.00pm

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

Serious concerns raised about access to justice in immigration detention

29 May 2019
Six-monthly survey reveals serious deficiencies in the quality of legal representation in immigration detention

Hackney Half Heroes raise thousands of pounds for BID

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

How the UK government detains and deports parents

15 May 2019
Today on International Day of Families, our Legal Manager Nick explains how the Home Office fails families by detaining and deporting parents.

High court hearing following Brook House undercover Panorama footage

3 May 2019

Yesterday a two-day Judicial Review hearing began to challenge the Home Office’s failure to implement a public inquiry following the shocking revelations uncovered in the BBC’s 2017 Panorama documentary, “Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets.”

BID’s ‘How to Get Out of Detention’ handbook’ is published in 18 languages

30 April 2019
BID’s ‘How to Get Out of Detention’ handbook has been translated into 18 languages by volunteers at BPP Legal Translation Service.

BID's Celia Clarke comments on the separation of families in the Independent

23 April 2019
BID's comment on the case of a woman facing deportation, despite having two British children who would have to be taken into care as a result.

“Nothing Good Comes from Detention”: Shocking testimonies from detention

18 April 2019
New research published by Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) exposes the full horror of people’s experience of immigration detention in the UK.

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

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

Eight to run Hackney Half in support of BID

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

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

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

“Careless and cavalier” Home Affairs Select Committee slams immigration detention

21 March 2019
Home Affairs Select Committee slams immigration detention system and Home Office management of it as witnesses give compelling evidence.

Hidden Histories: Yarl’s Wood and its captive women

8 March 2019
Today on International Women’s Day, we take a look at Yarl’s Wood IRC the UK’s only facility established to detain women for immigration purposes.

BID Pub Quiz, 21st March 6.30pm

27 February 2019
Register now for BID’s first pub quiz of the year on the 21st March at the Blacksmith and Toffeemaker
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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