A day in the life of BID's Advice Line

8 August 2019
As part of our Anti-Birthday campaign casework volunteer Charlotte Rubin captures the atmosphere of our busy office while the advice line is open.

"My Oxygen": Why I stand with people in detention

25 July 2019
Former volunteer & now pupil barrister at 33 Bedford Row, Annahita shares how her first BID client inspires her work fighting for migrant rights.

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.

High court hearing following Brook House undercover Panorama footage

3 May 2019

Yesterday a two-day Judicial Review hearing began to challenge the Home Office’s failure to implement a public inquiry following the shocking revelations uncovered in the BBC’s 2017 Panorama documentary, “Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets.”

“Nothing Good Comes from Detention”: Shocking testimonies from detention

18 April 2019
New research published by Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) exposes the full horror of people’s experience of immigration detention in the UK.

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.

Former BID client and Royal Security Guard speaks with the Guardian

19 February 2019
Read about Lyndon's detention in today's Guardian

“In Whose Best Interests?” Event Summary

6 February 2019
Watch clips and download the slides from "In Whose Best Interests?"our event exploring detention, deportation and separated families.

The Nightmare before Christmas

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

A father in detention, a baby placed in care: one example of how parents and children are separated

1 August 2018
Read about 'A's experience of detention and separation from his child.

A day in the lives of BID clients: examples of Home Office and Tribunal decision-making

13 June 2018
BID clients experience serious and repeated injustices at the hands of Home Office, Tribunal and IRC staff.

Michael's experience of detention

28 November 2017
Michael was separated from his partner and young son while in detention. His family is still grappling with the psychological consequences.

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.

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