As the holiday season approaches, alongside the prospect of another brief summer in the UK, those of us privileged enough to do so find ourselves arriving at airports, eagerly awaiting our escapism.
But most holiday makers do not know that their chosen airport is a prison to those who want to stay in the UK.
The latest government statistics give us some positive news, and show that we are really making a difference, but we still have a long way to go.
Right to Remain, ASSIST, South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group and Campaign to Defend Asylum Seekers are hosting two training sessions this June for people concerned about immigration detention.
Forget Liverpool, Spurs and the Champions League: the real football action this week was on the streets of Sheffield and Bristol, where local clubs came together to take on the Hostile Environment.
Human rights organisation Liberty has published a report revealing the financial cost of indefinite immigration detention – and the money that would be saved with the introduction of a 28 day time limit.
These Walls Must Fall campaigners in Manchester respond to the report of the Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into immigration detention, to which they submitted evidence.
On 15 April we will be meeting in Sheffield to get organised and moving forward with the local These Walls Must Fall campaign. Come along and get involved!
Leeds: two free training sessions for people concerned about immigration detention. Workshop 1 is about practical steps for people worried about detention. Workshop 2 is about campaigning for change
There’s a protest organised for this coming Saturday at Morton Hall detention centre near Lincoln. Here’s some background, first published by Right to Remain at the time of the last inspection report on the centre in 2017.
The “utter failure” of the UK Home Office has led to serious problems with every part of the immigration detention system. So says a new report by the Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee, published today.
Over 100 people filled the hall for the first public meeting of the Sheffield These Walls Must Fall campaign. Inspiring talks were followed by group workshops for ideas to build the campaign locally
This Bill aims to repeal the laws which allow free movement rights to European Economic Area (EEA) nationals. It’s not good news, although there is a chance that some amendments might soften the blow.