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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.

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How to talk about migration and migrants without resorting to the 'dialect of dehumanisation'. Journalists, activists, all of us can use this reminder from #unlocked18

https://t.co/zYmYSIezos

A piece that highlights the injustices that stem from misplaced use of targets to drive policy. Indefinite immigration detention is the ultimate injustice of the #HostileEnvironment
It's #Time4aTimeLimit
https://t.co/isoGJODuQS

The time limit on detention bill gets its 2nd reading on Fri 25th. Read why we think it's #Time4aTimeLimit

https://t.co/nk6Xw52YQA

Abhorrent and delusional - where is the @ChildrensComm @annelongfield voice on this and it's wider issue?
@maybulman @CCLCUK @JCWI_UK @DetentionForum @infouncrc @UNICEFInnocenti https://t.co/oBKGmW4x0j

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