“Life after Detention” BID volunteer Charlotte writes for the Justice Gap

28 May 2020
Three stories reflecting an immigration system that inflicts so much harm with such little compassion

BID speaks to the Independent about the use of immigration detention during covid-19 travel ban

27 May 2020
BID were asked to comment on the continued presence of hundreds of migrants in IRCs when there is no prospect of removal due to coronavirus travel ban

Independent Inquiry into Brook House launches call for evidence

22 April 2020
Inquiry investigating the mistreatment of detainees at Brook House IRC launches call for evidence. Read the full statement.

BID signs Runnymede Trust’s Open Letter 'Windrush: 10 urgent recommendations'

14 April 2020
BID joins organisations urging the government to implement 10 recommendations following the Windrush Review.

"Disposable lives" immigration detainees and COVID-19: BID's Rudy Schulkind writes for openDemocracy

14 April 2020
Despite the health crisis, detention centres are still running. Rudy outlines how the plight of immigration detainees is highlighted during COVID-19.

Legal Advice Survey shows failings in access to justice for immigration detainees

6 February 2020
Research published today based on the testimony of 90 people in detention gives rise to serious concerns about the quality of legal advice available.

BID & Medical Justice submit evidence to the United Nations ICCPR review of the UK

14 January 2020
BID & Medical Justice lay out urgently needed reforms in their joint submission to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Plans to rip-up Human Rights and Judicial Review and why they must be resisted

10 December 2019
​Today on #HumanRightsDay we raise the alarm about threats to the Human Rights Act and Judicial Review

Brook House investigation powers extended by high court judge

28 June 2019
The high court has ruled that an investigation into systemic abuse at Brook House immigration removal centre must have the power to compel witnesses.

Exploring calls for time limits on immigration detention

17 June 2019
BID trustee Kezia Tobin discusses the recent calls for time limits on immigration detention.

BID’s longest-serving client: Detained for two years and ‘no risk of offending’

6 June 2019
BID Director Celia Clarke writes for the Justice Gap after one of our tweets captured the public's attention.

Serious concerns raised about access to justice in immigration detention

29 May 2019
Six-monthly survey reveals serious deficiencies in the quality of legal representation in immigration detention

How the UK government detains and deports parents

15 May 2019
Today on International Day of Families, our Legal Manager Nick explains how the Home Office fails families by detaining and deporting parents.

BID's Celia Clarke comments on the separation of families in the Independent

23 April 2019
BID's comment on the case of a woman facing deportation, despite having two British children who would have to be taken into care as a result.

“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.
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