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Preparing in case of detention

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Detention generally happens very suddenly. That’s why it’s so important to be prepared. The Right to Remain Toolkit contains important information about preparing in case of detention, and they’ve been taking this information out on tour, running workshops across the UK, and hearing from groups who use these methods, on how it works best in practice, and challenges they’ve faced and overcome. If you do not have the right to remain in the UK, you… Read more »

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Manchester lessons

If you are at risk of detention, it’s really important to be prepared. There are many things you can think about and get ready in case the worst happens to you. One of the most important aspects of this is having a system in place with other people, so that if you are detained, people know straight away and start taking action for you. This was discussed at the recent Right to Remain workshop in… Read more »

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Shaw Review: detention of vulnerable people ‘an affront to civilised values’

Re-blogged – originally published by Detention Action on January 15th, 2016  Home Secretary’s own review finds immigration detention of vulnerable people ‘an affront to civilised values’ The Shaw Review, commissioned by the Home Secretary Theresa May, has found a catalogue of deep flaws in the identification and treatment of vulnerable migrants.  Theresa May initiated the inquiry in February 2015 following unprecedented condemnation of the use of detention by a cross-party Parliamentary Inquiry and widespread outrage at allegations… Read more »

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