Closure of Cedars Pre-Departure Accommodation announced

21 July 2016 The Government announced today that they are moving the location of child detention from Cedars Pre-Departure Accommodation to a ‘discrete unit’ within Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre, near Gatwick Airport.  Cedars Pre Departure Accommodation currently [...]

2016-07-21T15:58:22+00:00 July 21st, 2016|

A new Immigration Minister, a new challenge?

20 July 2016 After the Cabinet reshuffle, we now have a new Home Secretary (Amber Rudd) and a new Immigration Minister (Robert Goodwill). It is important that the new Minister is made aware, while he is still new [...]

2016-07-20T16:04:39+00:00 July 20th, 2016|

Social media volunteers needed! Deadline 24 July 2016

Social media volunteers needed! 2 July 2016 We are looking for two to three volunteers who can help us increase our social media presence by; making sure our Twitter account is always active publishing regularly small pieces of detention-related [...]

2016-07-02T15:38:02+00:00 July 2nd, 2016|

House of Lords votes in favour of detention reform amendment

Last night (15 March), the House of Lords voted in favour of an amendment to the Immigration Bill proposed by Lord Ramsbotham, Lord Rosser, Baroness Hamwee and Lord Roberts of Llandudno, that addressed the lack of judicial oversight [...]

2016-03-16T14:10:00+00:00 March 16th, 2016|
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