We’ve been winning the battle against detention. But we must keep up the pressure
We have achieved so much in the struggle to end immigration detention in Britain. How did we get here, and how do we go further? Jerome Phelps, writing at the Detention Forum blog.
Solidarity with the people in Brook House detention centre
Our message to people inside Brook House, who are struggling, is: be strong. We on the outside are fighting for you. We need you outside, we need you to come and help us, fight this system together. You know you are not alone.
Immigration Bill in parliament: The detention time limit amendment(s)
An amendment to the Immigration Bill would bring a time limit on how long people can be detained under immigration rules. This sounds positive, but there are some issues that need clearing up
Jesuit Refugee Service report calls for abolition of immigration detention
A new report from the Jesuit Refugee Service has called for the abolition of the “cruel and inhumane” practice of immigration detention.
Heathrow detention centres and expansion: Online protest against MITIE and Heathrow Airport Ltd.
On 13 June, take action against airport expansion, in solidarity with those detained in the Heathrow detention centres, and resist plans to build Europe’s largest detention centre in their place.
Open Letter and Statement on Immigration Detention and Covid-19
TWMF Yorkshire campaigners write on their extreme concern about the safety of those who remain in immigration detention under Covid-19 and why the government take action now.
Urgent action: We must empty the detention centres – write to your MP for help
TAKE ACTION: email your MP, ask for help bring pressure on the Home Secretary to empty the detention centres. This is urgent. The Home Office must take action now to stop the spread of Covid-19
Lockdown sessions bring down walls – looking for volunteers
We’re looking for people to help run online events to raise urgent funds for local projects, and support the campaign to end immigration detention
Detention and deportation update: only 700 people remain in detention
Detention centres closed to visitors. Only 736 remain detained. No detention or deportations to 49 countries. Cases of all in detention to be reviewed
Covid-19: People must be released from detention. Legal challenge and petition
Covid-19: Legal challenge and petition – People must be released from detention