man with sad expression looking out of window

man with sad expression looking out of window Stop GPS Tracking

Take action to stop the use of intrusive surveillance technology in the Hostile Environment.
23 May 2023
Image is of 12 people and two dogs in blue t-shirts with BID's logo on it

Image is of 12 people and two dogs in blue t-shirts with BID's logo on itJoin BID’s team for the London Legal Walk

We’re doing the London Legal Walk on 13th June to raise money for our advice line. Will you join us?
22 May 2023

Ten reasons to bin the Illegal Migration Bill

With the dystopian Illegal Migration Bill at the House of Lords stage, we share ten reasons why the Lords must #BinTheBill.
11 May 2023
Image is of a woman running dressed up as a disco ball

Image is of a woman running dressed up as a disco ballTake part in our Mental Health Awareness Week Challenge

Take part in the Human Disco Ball's virtual challenge and help raise an emergency solidarity fund for BID's work.
9 May 2023

Ask your MP to #BinTheBill

Act in solidarity with asylum seekers and migrants and stop the Illegal Migration Bill.
19 Apr 2023

Passionate about liberty and justice? Join our Board of Trustees

We are looking for people from a variety of backgrounds to join our Board of Trustees, helping to shape our future plans and strategy.
13 Apr 2023

BID call for inquiry into Harmondsworth & Colnbrook IRCs

Read our letter to the Home Secretary following the death of Frank Ospina & reports of attempted suicides & self-harm.
6 Apr 2023

BID's 'Illegal Migration Bill' Briefing

Read our clause by clause breakdown of this inhumane Bill & why it must be resisted.
3 Apr 2023

“We ran for our lives. Now the Home Office has the power of life or death over us.”

On International Women’s Day, a member of All African Women’s Group shares their exhausting battle to claim asylum & access legal advice in the UK.
8 Mar 2023

"Living in dark rooms": Voices from Yarl’s Wood

On World Day of Social Justice we’re sharing the words of our clients locked up at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre.
20 Feb 2023
freya, the human disco ball, wearing a silver disco suit and silver star shaped sunglasses, in front of a group of runners.

freya, the human disco ball, wearing a silver disco suit and silver star shaped sunglasses, in front of a group of runners. Human Disco Ball's Blue Monday Run raises over £1,000 for BID

Over 80 people came together to raise money to support BID’s work in a endorphin-filled disco run.
26 Jan 2023
greyscale image of barbed wire and fence, with a yellow box on the right hand side with the details of our latest webinar. it reads 'no more detention centres: resisting the expansion of the detention estate' and 7:00pm | 24th Jan | Online in smaller text just below it.

greyscale image of barbed wire and fence, with a yellow box on the right hand side with the details of our latest webinar. it reads 'no more detention centres: resisting the expansion of the detention estate' and 7:00pm | 24th Jan | Online in smaller text just below it. Watch back: No More Detention Centres: Resisting the expansion of the detention estate

Watch our latest event to learn about the proposed expansion of immigration detention in the UK and how we can resist it
25 Jan 2023
greyscale image of a man, with his back to us, on the phone.

greyscale image of a man, with his back to us, on the phone. BID's Annual Report wraps up 2022

Read our Annual Report for a detailed summary of what we achieved in 2022.
17 Jan 2023
the right hand side with the details of our latest webinar. it reads 'no more detention centres: resisting the expansion of the detention estate' and 7:00pm | 24th Jan | Online in smaller text just below it.

the right hand side with the details of our latest webinar. it reads 'no more detention centres: resisting the expansion of the detention estate' and 7:00pm | 24th Jan | Online in smaller text just below it. Join us for 'No More Detention Centres' at 7pm on 24th January

Book your free place to join us to learn about the proposed expansion of immigration detention in the UK and how we can resist it.
10 Jan 2023
the front cover of BiD's 1st annual report in 1999. The black text is an except of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and reads 'no one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile'

the front cover of BiD's 1st annual report in 1999. The black text is an except of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and reads 'no one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile' 50,000 people too many

Read our wrap-up for 2022, the year in which BID hit the tragic yet significant milestone of having provided free legal advice to over 50,000 people.
22 Dec 2022
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image of a white airplane taking off above some street lights BID statement on the Rwanda Judgement

Read our response to the Rwanda Policy ruling.
20 Dec 2022
front cover of BID's legal Advice Survey. The left hand column has a dark blue background and white text with BID's logo and 'Autumn Legal Advice Survery' and the 'December 2022' underneath it. The right hand column is a grey scale image of the Royal Courts of Justice's logo on their building

front cover of BID's legal Advice Survey. The left hand column has a dark blue background and white text with BID's logo and 'Autumn Legal Advice Survery' and the 'December 2022' underneath it. The right hand column is a grey scale image of the Royal Courts of Justice's logo on their buildingSerious concerns about the quality of legal advice available in detention centres

Key findings from the Legal Advice Survey gives rise to serious concerns about the quality of legal advice available.
15 Dec 2022
Freya is wearing silver star shaped glasses and a silver disco suit. She has star shaped fairy lights draped over her. She is smiling and facing the camera

Freya is wearing silver star shaped glasses and a silver disco suit. She has star shaped fairy lights draped over her. She is smiling and facing the cameraIntroducing the human disco ball raising £120,000 for BID

Meet Freya and Aaron, the dynamic duo raising a £120,000 solidarity fund for BID's work.
13 Dec 2022

BID publishes report on power cut at Harmondsworth IRC

BID report on alarming conditions that left clients without heat, light, running water, toilet facilities or hot food.
1 Dec 2022
graphic with the testimony of a client, it has black text with a yellow highlight on the left hand side which reads 'The Home Office withdrew the deportation order. We won thanks to you. We are together as a family & we are very happy. Our daughter does not have to fear for her future anymore'. The right hand side has a graphic of a father hugging his daughter. They are both smiling

graphic with the testimony of a client, it has black text with a yellow highlight on the left hand side which reads 'The Home Office withdrew the deportation order. We won thanks to you. We are together as a family & we are very happy. Our daughter does not have to fear for her future anymore'. The right hand side has a graphic of a father hugging his daughter. They are both smilingOne donation, double the impact!

We're participating in the Big Give, which means donations to BID are doubled this week. Support us now to help people get out of detention. ⁠
28 Nov 2022
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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