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

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

Anti-Birthday campaign raises thousands to #EndDetention

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

BID marks twenty years of work to #EndDetention at Anti-Birthday party

25 September 2019
Over 120 people came together to mark twenty years of BID’s work with over 45,000 people in detention.

The geographic lottery: My experience visiting a detention centre

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

Failures and Cover-ups: suicide in UK detention centres

10 September 2019
Today on World Suicide Prevention day we shed light on the national scandal of suicide in immigration detention

Five ways to support BID's Anti-Birthday campaign

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

How the government deports parents with children in the UK

29 August 2019
As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign, Legal Manager Carmen Kearney explains the importance of representation and expert reports in deportation cases.

Join us at our Anti-Birthday Party

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

BID joins 30 organisations calling for data on victims of trafficking

22 August 2019
BID has signed an open letter calling for the government to release data on the immigration outcomes of victims of trafficking.

How prisons are used for immigration detention and why this inhumane practice must end

14 August 2019
As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign Jess Bicknell, our Prisons' Project Legal Manager explains the true situation for people detained in prisons.

A day in the life of BID's Advice Line

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

Detaining Victims: Human Trafficking and the UK Immigration System

30 July 2019
New report draws on BID's experience to explore why and how victims of trafficking are being detained under immigration powers.

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

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

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

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

Open letter: The government needs to do more to protect victims of human trafficking

17 July 2019
BID joins over 20 charities as signatories of an open letter urging the government to do more to protect victims of trafficking.

Update on Bail Accommodation

9 July 2019
BID assistant director, Pierre Makhlouf writes for Free Movement explaining the Home Office's updated Accommodation Policy.

Brook House investigation powers extended by high court judge

28 June 2019
The high court has ruled that an investigation into systemic abuse at Brook House immigration removal centre must have the power to compel witnesses.

BID marks Refugee Week with a pub quiz fundraiser

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

We launch our 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.
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