Shocking Investigation reveals the Truth about Immigration Detention
A survey of almost 200 detainees in UK detention centres has been published in the Guardian. It showed that over half the detainees were defined as an “adult at risk” - which means they should only be lawfully detained in extreme cases..
BID (Bail for Immigration Detainees) are seeking to have a legal ruling that would designate G4S a ‘High Risk’ strategic supplier. This would make it harder for the government to award G4S future contracts.
The Guardian newspaper has printed three articles on what goes wrong in asylum interviews. One focuses on quotes from former caseworkers turned whistleblowers, while another features two refugees whose interviews were badly handled.
Refugee Council launches Campaign on Refugee Family Reunion
The Refugee Council is campaigning to change the UK’s restrictive rules surrounding refugee family reunion. They are asking people to write to their MP to ask them to attend an important debate on March 16th.
Campaign for better asylum decision-making launched
Freedom from Torture has launched a campaign for better quality decision-making after research showed that people who have survived horrific violence and abuse are being denied safety in the UK despite having valid asylum claims. The […]
The Refugee Resource Centre for Churches (R2C2) was set up partly at the request of many of the Christian groups working with refugees in Britain today, who pointed out a gap in bringing together all of the expertise and experience of those across the country involved in this vital work.
R2C2 is a partnership between Jubilee+ and the Boaz Trust, combining the infrastructure of the former with the expertise in refugee issues of the latter.