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

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.
3 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

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

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

Tribute to Ilse Boas

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

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

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

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

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

BID’s evidence to the Independent Review of Administrative Law

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