BID and 73 other organisations call for the urgent release of immigration detainees

15 January 2021
BID has written a letter to the government calling for the release of everybody held in immigration detention, supported by 73 organisations.

Six ways to support BID in 2021

12 January 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.

Dire conditions described by union of residents in Penally

24 December 2020
The report​, prepared for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Immigration Detention, is a detailed illustration of living conditions.

BID's Annual Report wraps up the year

23 December 2020
With your support, we provided free legal advice to over 2,800 people last year.

Risky business: detention decision-making during the pandemic & the BID AGM

22 December 2020
Book your free place to hear about the Home Office’s problematic approach to detention & deportation decision-making during the pandemic.

Immigration bail hearings during the Covid-19 pandemic

15 December 2020
BID publishes new research on immigration bail hearings during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

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

Watch back our first BIDREADS event with Lowkey & Dr Maya Goodfellow

25 November 2020
Dr Maya Goodfellow discusses her book 'Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats' with rapper & activist Lowkey

Tribute to Ilse Boas

24 November 2020
We pay tribute to Ilse Boas, one of BID’s first volunteers, who gave so much to ensure that BID could continue its work.

New research published today examines the impact of family separation upon children

20 November 2020
BID publishes new research to help people demonstrate to the court the impact their deportation will have upon their child.

Detention and deportation during covid-19: what the figures tell us

17 November 2020
As the Home Office continue their detention & deportation regime through the pandemic, we look at what the figures tell us

BID’s evidence to the Independent Review of Administrative Law

12 November 2020
Read BID's submissions on the future of judicial review & the future of legal aid

Annie Campbell Viswanathan announced as BID’s new director

5 November 2020
Annie Campbell Viswanathan to join BID as director in January 2021

The shifting landscape of immigration detention: Our response to the latest HMIP report

27 October 2020
What Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons’ (HMIP) report reveals to us about the UK’s shifting landscape of immigration detention

Anti Slavery Day: 50+ experts call for end to harms facing survivors

18 October 2020
BID joins After Exploitation & over 50 other experts to call for the government to stop detaining victims of modern slavery

Our client, Anna*, tells her story from inside Yarl's Wood

16 October 2020
Despite what the government has told us, Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre is still being used to detain women.

On World Mental Health Day, BID Legal Manager Adam discusses how detention affects mental health

10 October 2020
BID Legal Manager Adam Spray discusses immigration detention & mental health as we mark World Mental Health Day

Strategic Litigation: The case of Humnyntskyi, A & WP

30 September 2020
A summary of this landmark case for which BID provided three witness statements.

#BIDREADS ‘Hostile Environment How Immigrants Became Scapegoats’ by Maya Goodfellow

17 September 2020
Join BID's new book club to deepen your understanding of issues relating to detention and deportation in the UK

BID signs open letter along with over 31 other organisations demanding no return to normal

10 September 2020
BID has signed an open letter to the UK immigration minister including 9 recommendations
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