Immigration, Racism & the Prison Industrial Complex

3 September 2020
Bethany Morris, Immigration Advice Service, explores the corporatisation of the UK's prison system

Bail accommodation system ruled “systemically unfair”

2 September 2020
BID speaks with Free Movement about this landmark High Court case for which BID provided three witness statements

We're looking for a new director

25 August 2020
We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead the BID team to achieve its vision of a UK free of immigration detention.

BID Director Celia Clarke to step down after 15 years

21 August 2020
BID's Director Celia will be stepping down at the end of the year.

BID statement – Charter flight and people arriving in small boats

12 August 2020
Read BID's statement about the charter flight and people arriving in small boats

Webinar 'Indefinite lockdown: immigration detention in the UK'

4 August 2020
Join us on the 11th August to hear all about immigration detention in the UK at this webinar hosted by Network for Migration Matters

BID speaks on London-born twins Darrell & Darren Rogers facing deportation

15 July 2020
BID speaks with the Guardian & the Mirror about the Home Office's decision to deport London-born twins Darrell & Darren Rogers

Watch back our panel 'Deported from home'

7 July 2020
Watch back our panel to hear how the Home Office routinely forces people out of the UK

BID response to Home Office position paper against a time limit for detention

2 July 2020
Our response to the Home Office's political position paper justifying its use of immigration detention.

Deported from home: How the UK turns its back on the people it raised

25 June 2020
Join us on the 2nd July at 6pm to to hear how the Home Office routinely forces people out of the UK

Job Advertisement: Legal Manager

24 June 2020
We're looking for a new Legal Manager to join the BID team.

Black Lives Matter: Racial injustice & immigration detention

9 June 2020
BID stands in solidarity with everyone fighting racial injustice, in this moment & always.

New research published by BID reveals serious failings during COVID-19 pandemic

29 May 2020
Research reveals serious failings in Home Office detention decision-making during COVID-19 pandemic

“Life after Detention” BID volunteer Charlotte writes for the Justice Gap

28 May 2020
Three stories reflecting an immigration system that inflicts so much harm with such little compassion

BID speaks to the Independent about the use of immigration detention during covid-19 travel ban

27 May 2020
BID were asked to comment on the continued presence of hundreds of migrants in IRCs when there is no prospect of removal due to coronavirus travel ban

Watch our panel discuss Wendy Williams’ Windrush Lessons Learned Review

19 May 2020
Watch our panel Anthony Bryan & his partner Janet, Amelia Gentleman, David Lammy MP, Maya Goodfellow, Dr Omar Khan & BID’s Rudy Schulkind

Panel Event 7th May : 'Windrush: Decades of Failure'

1 May 2020
Join us on the 7th May to hear from our expert panel including David Lammy, Amelia Gentleman, Maya Goodfellow, Dr Omar Khan and BID’s Rudy Schulkind

Independent Inquiry into Brook House launches call for evidence

22 April 2020
Inquiry investigating the mistreatment of detainees at Brook House IRC launches call for evidence. Read the full statement.

BID volunteer Alice writes on the UK’s response to COVID-19 in immigration detention centres

21 April 2020
Despite the Covid-19 risk, detention centres in the UK remain open. BID volunteer Alice compares the UK's response with other European countries.

"Disposable lives" immigration detainees and COVID-19: BID's Rudy Schulkind writes for openDemocracy

14 April 2020
Despite the health crisis, detention centres are still running. Rudy outlines how the plight of immigration detainees is highlighted during COVID-19.
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