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

Annie Campbell Viswanathan announced as BID’s new director

Annie Campbell Viswanathan to join BID as director in January 2021
5 Nov 2020

The shifting landscape of immigration detention: Our response to the latest HMIP report

What Her Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons’ (HMIP) report reveals to us about the UK’s shifting landscape of immigration detention
27 Oct 2020

Anti Slavery Day: 50+ experts call for end to harms facing survivors

BID joins After Exploitation & over 50 other experts to call for the government to stop detaining victims of modern slavery
18 Oct 2020

Our client, Anna*, tells her story from inside Yarl's Wood

Despite what the government has told us, Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre is still being used to detain women.
16 Oct 2020

On World Mental Health Day, BID Legal Manager Adam discusses how detention affects mental health

BID Legal Manager Adam Spray discusses immigration detention & mental health as we mark World Mental Health Day
10 Oct 2020

Strategic Litigation: The case of Humnyntskyi, A & WP

A summary of this landmark case for which BID provided three witness statements.
30 Sep 2020

#BIDREADS ‘Hostile Environment How Immigrants Became Scapegoats’ by Maya Goodfellow

Join BID's new book club to deepen your understanding of issues relating to detention and deportation in the UK
17 Sep 2020

BID signs open letter along with over 31 other organisations demanding no return to normal

BID has signed an open letter to the UK immigration minister including 9 recommendations
10 Sep 2020

Immigration, Racism & the Prison Industrial Complex

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

Bail accommodation system ruled “systemically unfair”

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

We're looking for a new director

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

BID Director Celia Clarke to step down after 15 years

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