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.

The Nightmare before Christmas

6 December 2018
Make a donation this Christmas and help us end the nightmare of immigration detention in the UK.

Michael's experience of detention

28 November 2017

Detention is used as an administrative tool by the government – a convenience without proper consideration of less harmful alternatives, and certainly without can acknowledgement of the adverse impact that detention will have on a person’s mental health or their family. In the last year, 27,819 people were sent into immigration detention. Over half of them were released from detention back into the community – which meant that their detention has not served its stated purpose of being for removal or deportation.

Experiences of Detention - Jane's Story

20 September 2016

The following article, written by one of BID's Legal Managers, appeared in our Summer newsletter.

Former client of BID granted refugee status

20 March 2012

A former client of BID’s who was held in immigration detention for over 18 months was finally granted refugee status last month.

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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