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

BID volunteer Alice writes on the UK’s response to COVID-19 in immigration detention centres

21 April 2020
Despite the Covid-19 risk, detention centres in the UK remain open. BID volunteer Alice compares the UK's response with other European countries.

"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.

Help us demand the release of all immigration detainees amid public health crisis

8 April 2020
As the Covid-19 threat intensifies we need your help to get people out of detention.

Council of Europe Commissioner calls for the release of Immigration Detainees amid Covid-19 Crisis

31 March 2020
Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatović calls for release of immigration detainees while Covid-19 crisis continues.

BID COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update

18 March 2020
These are unprecedented times & we're working as best as we can to deliver our vital work while keeping our clients, volunteers and staff safe.

BID joins 10 organisations calling for release of immigration detainees due to Coronavirus threat

15 March 2020
We urge the government to act immediately to prevent a full-scale crisis in immigration detention
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