The Immigration Bill: a time limit on detention?
The Immigration Bill is an opportunity for an amendment setting a time limit on immigration detention, in line with the rest of Europe.
The Immigration Bill and detention: Schedules 5 and 6
The Immigration Bill would risk seriously restricting judicial oversight of the Home Office’s powers of immigration detention.
The report of the Parliamentary inquiry on detention
The first Parliamentary inquiry into the detention system as a whole has concluded that ‘we cannot go on as we are.’
Indefinite detention and deportation to Somalia
Hundreds of people from Somalia have been indefinitely detained under immigration powers in the UK.
The financial waste of long-term detention
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) is wasting £75 million per year by detaining migrants who are ultimately released.