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We are a network of over 50 independent organisations across the UK committed to working together to challenge the use of immigration detention.

We want to end immigration detention because it is unjust and inhumane.

Cross-Party call to re-consider Rwanda scheme

August 1st, 2022|

A group of MPs and Peers has called on the Home Secretary to “re-consider” the plan to send migrants to Rwanda. The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) wrote to the Home Secretary warning of safety concerns and questioning the [...]

Hassockfield Legal Challenge

July 29th, 2022|

Along with many people, our members were closely following the legal challenge mounted by Women for Refugee Women (WfRW) that women detained in the Hassockfield Detention Centre should be able to access legal advice in person. Because of the location [...]

Campaigners deplore decision to re-open Campsfield

July 13th, 2022|

Oxford anti-detention campaigners have denounced the government announcement yesterday that it intends to redevelop and reopen Campsfield immigration detention centre in Kidlington north of Oxford. They argue that: It’s cruel and unjust– more detention means more years of uncertainty for detainees, [...]

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Expert groups have criticised the British govt’s “unjustifiably restrictive” Afghan resettlement schemes.
The govt's failure to offer a safe route forces Afghans to use dangerous unofficial routes. During Q1 22, ppl fleeing Afghanistan were the largest group crossing the Channel.

Anyone awaiting a final decision on appiying to live in the UK can be req'd to “sign on” at an Immigration Reporting Centre. Every appointment carries the risk of being randomly taken to a detention centre and threatened with deportation.

“The volunteers are not involved in the case work of the detainees which allows them to be a friendly, impartial ear for people who are very isolated, offering support and solidarity.”

Check out @Glasgow_Times for a piece about our service


Facial recognition is imperfect, dangerous tech that tends to discriminate against people of colour & marginalised communities thus facilitating govt discrimination & #HumanRights abuses w/o accountability.
No other European country has deployed this technology against migrants.

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