Six-monthly survey reveals serious gaps in detainees’ access to legal advice and representation

21 June 2018

Research published today sheds light on the extent to which immigration detainees are denied access to justice. The survey, collected by charity Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID), is the only data collected on the availability of legal advice and representation in immigration detention.

Immigration detention separates children from parents, report shows

21 May 2013

A new study in the UK has revealed that children are separated from parents by immigration detention.

UK immigration control: children in extreme distress

6 May 2013

Alarming numbers of parents are being separated from their children indefinitely in the UK for the purposes of immigration control. It is difficult to imagine any other situation where children could have such scant attention paid to their welfare, says Sarah Campbell. 

Last resort or first resort? Immigration detention of children in the UK

27 May 2011

BID and The Children's Society have published a new report on the detention of children for immigration purposes, titled ‘Last resort or first resort? Immigration detention of children in the UK.

A nice judge on a good day...

22 November 2010

A blog post by Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants.

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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