Detention

KEY DETENTION DOCUMENTS
DETENTION CENTRE RULES 2001

Secondary legislation regulating immigration detention including detention reviews and reporting duties on detention centre GPs

ADULTS AT RISK IN IMMIGRATION DETENTION

Starting point for securing the release of a vulnerable detainee

COUNTRY RETURNS GUIDE

Regularly updated information about timescale for Emergency Travel Documents

REMOVAL FROM ASSOCIATION POLICY

Regulations about the use of Rule 40 and 42 to segregate detainees

APPENDIX V

The Immigration Rules on visit visas

Key posts on detention

BAIL FOR IMMIGRATION DETAINEES (BID)
BID SELF HELP GUIDE TO BAIL - HOW TO GET OUT OF DETENTION

BID's comprehensive guide to applying for immigration bail

INFORMATION FOR IMMIGRATION DETAINEES HELD IN PRISONS

Information and specific guidance for individuals held in prison under immigration powers

A GUIDE TO RELEASE FROM DETENTION – ACCOMMODATION AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT LEAFLET

If a bail application succeeds you may need help working out what to do next

B1 APPLICATION FORM (PDF)

Application form for bail in pdf format

B1 APPLICATION FORM (WORD)

Application form for bail in Word format

The Home Office has published statistics for the period January to March 2024 showing a marked drop in the grant rate for asylum cases, tens

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23rd May 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan

The High Court has determined that the Home Secretary’s use of electronic monitoring was unlawful in respect of four claimants and the principles applied in

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21st May 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan

Following a legal challenge, the small group of Sri Lankan people seeking asylum in Diego Garcia have been granted bail so that they are able

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14th May 2024
BY Guy Atoun

The Home Office is proposing to change the Adults at Risk guidance in a way that will result in more vulnerable people being detained. On

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7th May 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan

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20th March 2024
BY Katie Schwarzmann

Six months after the Brook House Inquiry published its report, the Home Secretary has responded. The response seeks to create distance from the events in

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19th March 2024
BY Sonia Lenegan