BID writes to Priti Patel criticising 'New Plan for Immigration' consultation

The consultation process has been irredeemably flawed. Read our full letter to the government.
30 Apr 2021

Royal College of Psychiatrists document the impact of detention on mental health

BID welcomes report documenting the impact of detention on those with mental health illnesses.
21 Apr 2021

BID raises concerns on the use of prolonged solitary confinement in immigration detention

Read our letter to the Home Office about the use of solitary confinement for immigration detention purposes.
7 Apr 2021

BID's Briefing on Electronic Monitoring

Read our briefing on the Home Office's plans to implement new GPS monitoring of immigration detainees on immigration bail.
24 Mar 2021

BID's briefing on the Policing Bill

Read our briefing on how the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will erode the rights of migrants.
18 Mar 2021

BID's response to the call for evidence from the Independent Human Rights Review Panel

Read BID's response to the call for evidence from the Independent Human Rights Review Panel.
9 Mar 2021

Read our joint evidence to the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee on SI 2021/184

Read our concerns about changes that will weaken the protections against detention afforded to potential victims of trafficking.
9 Mar 2021

BID volunteer Alice writes on the use of foreign aid in migration control

Policy volunteer Alice shares her research on the use of foreign aid in migration control
2 Mar 2021

Lack of legal aid advice for immigration detainees held in prisons ruled unlawful

In a judgment handed down today, Mr Justice Swift found that the current system is discriminatory and unlawful.
25 Feb 2021

#BIDREADS ‘Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica’ by Luke de Noronha

​Join BID's book club to deepen your understanding of issues relating to detention and deportation in the UK
16 Feb 2021

Legal Advice in Detention - A 10 Year Review

A decade of data exposes multiple and compounding barriers to justice faced by people in detention.
4 Feb 2021

Watch back: Risky business: detention decision-making during the pandemic

Hear from our speakers including the BID team, a former client, Zita Holbourne from BARAC & Dr Juliet Cohen from Freedom from Torture
28 Jan 2021

Schedule 10: 3 years on

3 years on from the implementation of Schedule 10 of the Immigration Act 2016, we discuss how it has undermined the operation of the bail process.
21 Jan 2021

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

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

Six ways to support BID in 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.
12 Jan 2021

Dire conditions described by union of residents in Penally

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

BID's Annual Report wraps up the year

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

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

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

Immigration bail hearings during the Covid-19 pandemic

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

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

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