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Immigration detention is not the answer, for anyone.

People are detained without a time limit, for months, sometimes even years.

It is harmful and expensive. It robs people of their dignity, spirit and lives.

This can’t go on.

We are working towards an immigration system that is based on humanity, compassion and fairness.

To begin this process of change and to reduce detention, we are calling for:

Community-based alternatives to detention that respect rights can minimise the use of detention, reducing costs and helping people to live with dignity in the community while going through the immigration process.


Growing support for detention reform – where next?

Following the death of a Chinese person at Dungavel in Scotland and the Panorama documentary on Brook House near Gatwick Airport, immigration detention is yet again under intense scrutiny. At the Labour party conference in Brighton, a number of campaigners [...]

Join our volunteer team! Social media volunteers needed.

Social media volunteers needed!  Deadline 2 October 2017 We are looking for one to two (or maybe three) enthusiastic and curious volunteers who have a deep interest in and commitment to migrants rights movement and challenging immigration detention and can help us increase [...]

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Unlocking Detention is a twitter tour of the Detention Estate

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The calls for an end to indefinite #detention continue, as the debate reaches the committee stage. You can read the progress of the debate in full here: https://t.co/YvGYDW3uJ7 #Time4aTimeLimit #EndIndefiniteDetention

"If you are strong enough mentally, hopefully you can share that strength with others and we can all keep our heads above water."
- 'Lucy', in #Dungavel, shares the reality of #detention:
#Time4aTimeLimit #EndIndefiniteDetention (image: @Carcazan)

It is vital that the voices of people with experience of #detention inform the debate. @FreedVoices are a group of Experts-By-Experience who are part of the call to #EndIndefiniteDetention - they truly understand the trauma and impact of this inhumane process. #Time4aTimeLimit

As the #ImmigrationBill goes through @HouseofCommons Comittee stage, 11 Tory MPs call for a 28 day limit on immigration #detention.It's #Time4aTimeLimit https://t.co/CvDmoddqwA

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