“My mental health is at a breaking point”: BID Review HMIP Inspection Reports

Immigration detainees held in prisons continue to be held in extremely punitive conditions, with multiple barriers to justice
22 Feb 2022

BID & Medical Justice Respond to the Prisons Strategy White Paper

Read BID & Medical Justice's Response to the Prisons Strategy White Paper.
9 Feb 2022

Could you be one of our Hackney Half Heroes?

Join our team for the 2022 Hackney Half Marathon on 22nd May and help raise vital funds for our work.
1 Feb 2022

Eight reasons why the Home Office can't be trusted with more power

The Nationality & Borders Bill is making its way through the House of Lords but the Home Office can't be trusted with more power.
27 Jan 2022

Watch back: "I need air": Solitary confinement & Immigration detention

Watch back our event to hear how the Home Office routinely uses solitary confinement for immigration detention purposes.
26 Jan 2022

BID's Annual Report wraps up 2021

We supported 4,792 people last year with free legal advice. Read our Annual Report to find out more.
18 Jan 2022

Why Novak Djokovic’s treatment should be a wake-up call

With the world speaking about immigration detention, we spoke with our clients about the Djokovic case.
12 Jan 2022

Join our Legal Team working to get people out of detention

We're hiring for two positions in our legal team.
22 Dec 2021

Register now for “I need air” - Solitary confinement & Immigration Detention

Join us online on 25th January at 6pm as we come together to expose the inhumane practice of using solitary confinement for immigration detention.
15 Dec 2021

BID statement on changes to deportation law announced today

The government has sent a clear message to a everybody without British citizenship – your presence here is entirely precarious.
14 Dec 2021

8 Reasons to Bin the Bill

As we launch our #RingTheAlarm campaign we share 8 reasons that the toxic Nationality & Borders Bill must be binned.
7 Dec 2021

BID express concern following the appointment of Domonic Raab as Justice Secretary

​Following his appointment as Justice Secretary BID volunteer Alice examines his views on policies relating to detention & deportation.
1 Dec 2021

BID’s analysis of HMIP report into Dungavel IRC

HMIP report demonstrates the harmful impact of detention and its disproportionate use.
11 Nov 2021

Joint letter requests ICIBI inspection into Home Office decision making in cases involving children

Our evidence suggests that the Home Office routinely fails to consider the best interests of children. We ask the ICIBI to investigate.
4 Nov 2021

BID welcomes Supreme Court's landmark ruling in R(Majera)

The ruling is a timely reminder to the Home Secretary that her department is not above the law
21 Oct 2021

We're hiring: Legal Manager, Families’ Project (Maternity Cover)

We're recruiting a Legal Manager to lead our project reuniting families separated by immigration detention.
12 Oct 2021

Hackney Half Heroes raise thousands for BID

11 runners raised over £7,200 for BID’s work providing free legal advice for people detained under immigration powers.
6 Oct 2021

Join BID’s team for the London Legal Walk

We’re doing the London Legal Walk on 18th October to raise money for our work. Will you join us?
23 Sep 2021

BID join over 100 organisations calling on the Government to abandon plans to criminalise refugees

Over 100 charities and human rights organisations have written to the Home Secretary, urging a generous and compassionate welcome to Afghan refugees.
2 Sep 2021

Passionate about liberty and justice? Join our Board of Trustees

We are looking for people to join our Board of Trustees, helping to shape our future plans and strategy.
18 Aug 2021
Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is a registered Charity No. 1077187. Registered in England as a Limited Company No. 03803669. Accredited by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner Ref. No. N200100147. We are a member of the Fundraising Regulator, committed to best practice in fundraising and follow the standards for fundraising as set out in the Code of Fundraising Practice.
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