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News 2017-11-27T14:51:04+00:00

Revisiting the first Shaw Review

4th June 2018 As we wait with bated breath for the results of Stephen Shaw’s second review of immigration detention, it’s worth taking some time to revisit his first. A former Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, Shaw was commissioned by Theresa May in her former incarnation as Home Secretary to conduct [...]

From a migrant to a son of a migrant, the new Home Secretary

There is usually a moment of hesitation when a media story about something that you have known all along begins to turn into something that looks more like a proper media - and political - frenzy. The truth is those of us working with migrants with irregular status aren’t generally [...]

Will the new Minister listen to us?

Will the new Minister listen to us and work with us to change this immigration detention system? https://twitter.com/DetentionForum/status/948509351760875522 While 2017 ended with a welcome news of the closure of the Verne detention centre, 2018 opened with a change in our detention advocacy landscape as a new Immigration Minister entered the [...]