“Careless and cavalier” Home Affairs Select Committee slams immigration detention

21 March 2019
Home Affairs Select Committee slams immigration detention system and Home Office management of it as witnesses give compelling evidence.

Hidden Histories: Yarl’s Wood and its captive women

8 March 2019
Today on International Women’s Day, we take a look at Yarl’s Wood IRC the UK’s only facility established to detain women for immigration purposes.

BID launches legal action to ensure the government holds G4S to account

15 February 2018

Formal legal action has today been launched against the UK government in an attempt to force it to designate security company G4S a ‘High Risk’ strategic supplier in the wake of a number of catastrophic failings.

Supreme Court Judgment in B v SSHD

8 February 2018

Supreme Court unanimously rules that the Home Office cannot impose bail on someone who it cannot lawfully detain

Changes to Immigration Bail from Monday 15th January 2018

16 January 2018

The following changes have been introduced:

Out-of-country Appeals Ruled Unlawful

30 August 2017

In the shadow of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park, a significant judgment from the Supreme Court was promulgated, largely unnoticed.  And yet its repercussions are significant for foreign national ex-offenders facing deportation from this country.  

The Freedom Lottery

1 August 2017

A piece written by Isaac Ricca-Richardson, BID Volunteer and future BPTC student at BPP featured in the July issue of our e-newsletter.

Only one quarter of immigration detainees able to access legal aid, according to BID survey

15 December 2016

Just one quarter of immigration detainees were able to access legal aid, according to new research. Article by Jon Robins.

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