Adjoa Andoh, star of Bridgerton, reads our client's poem about being GPS tagged by the Home Office

Watch Adjoa Andoh read our client's poem and tell your MP: Stop Electronic Monitoring!
27 Feb 2024
image of the Ministry of Justice building London

image of the Ministry of Justice building LondonBID's response to Ministry of Justice Review of Civil Legal Aid

Read our response to the Ministry of Justice's call for evidence on Civil Legal Aid.
21 Feb 2024
Malaki looks at big ben holding a heart shaped balloon

Malaki looks at big ben holding a heart shaped balloon"Does the Home Office have a heart?"

Show some love this Valentine's Day and join the campaign to end the UK's heartless automatic deportation regime.
14 Feb 2024

BID's Joint Submission with Medical Justice to the ICCPR’s upcoming periodic review of the UK

Read our Joint Submission with Medical Justice to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights periodic review of the UK: January 2024
6 Feb 2024

Joint civil society statement on the Rwanda Bill for Second Reading in the House of Lords

Read our Joint Statement in coalition with more than 260 organisations calling on Peers to reject the Rwanda Bill at Second Reading.
30 Jan 2024

BID's JCHR submission opposing the Rwanda Bill

Read our written evidence for the Joint Committee on Human Rights, contesting the Rwanda plan as the bill enters parliament again.
17 Jan 2024

Annual Report wraps up 2023

We supported 1,690 people last year with free legal advice. Read our Annual Report to find out more.
20 Dec 2023

Prison Legal Advice Survey finds shockingly low levels of legal representation

Our newest prison legal advice survey shows the barriers to accessing immigration legal advice whilst being detained in Prisons.
20 Dec 2023
life on tag

life on tagGovernment doubles down on experimental surveillance tech to track migrants

Annual review of GPS tagging in the immigration system 2023
20 Dec 2023
Carmen Kearney

Carmen Kearney Watch back: Overview of Deportation with Carmen Kearney

An introduction to ADAP (Article 8 Deportation Advice Project) by our Legal Manager, Carmen Kearney.
19 Dec 2023
Lady justice on a pink background with writing that says “Access to justice or just an illusion?”

Lady justice on a pink background with writing that says “Access to justice or just an illusion?” Event Announcement: “Access to justice or just an illusion?”

Join us in person on 23rd January at 7pm as we expose the legal aid illusion and call for the reinstatement of Legal Aid for all immigration cases.
18 Dec 2023
Two Promises Broken

Two Promises BrokenPrime Minister: Don’t break government’s promises to survivors of modern slavery

BID and 27 other organisations have signed a joint letter to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
12 Dec 2023
Lady justice on a yellow background with writing that says Summer Legal Advice Survey August 2023

Lady justice on a yellow background with writing that says Summer Legal Advice Survey August 2023Legal Advice Survey finds low levels of representation

Our latest Legal Advice Survey paints a stark picture of the difficulties accessing legal advice while being detained.
11 Dec 2023
entrance of the visitors center for Yarl's Wood IRC

entrance of the visitors center for Yarl's Wood IRCBID's report following the HM inspection of Yarl's Wood

Read our summary of key concerns cited in the unannounced inspection of Yarl's Wood IRC
29 Nov 2023
A volunteer wearing a headset answers a call to our advice line.

A volunteer wearing a headset answers a call to our advice line. Urgent Appeal: Help BID give free legal advice in 25+ languages

We're raising funds for interpreter fees. Give now and your donation will be doubled.
27 Nov 2023
Earls Court and Chelsea Theater Community Story-telling winner 2023

Earls Court and Chelsea Theater Community Story-telling winner 2023WE WON! GPS tagging film wins award at Earls Court International Film Festival

Our film documenting the true story of being tracked by the Home Office 24/7 has won a London Film Festival award.
22 Nov 2023
Pierre Makhlouf

Pierre MakhloufWatch back: Overview of detention & bail

An overview of detention & bail by our Legal Director Pierre Makhlouf.
21 Nov 2023
Earls court international film festival

Earls court international film festivalGPS tagging film selected for Earls Court International Film Festival

From surveillance to silver screen: victims of arbitrary Home Office tagging nominated for London film award
15 Nov 2023
Supreme Court

Supreme CourtJoint civil society statement on the Supreme Court ruling on Rwanda

BID joined JCWI & 129 civil society organisations to welcome the Supreme Court's decision on the Rwanda plan & raise concerns for the future.
15 Nov 2023

ECF funding process leads to systemic inequalities & impedes access to justice

New research reveals Legal Aid process presents applicants with hurdle after hurdle to obtain legal aid & legal representation.
7 Nov 2023
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