Asylum seekers and refugees
Oct 24 2013
Last week, on 18 October, a fire erupted at Campsfield House detention centre near Oxford. The centre, which can hold up to 216 men, suffered serious damage and those held there were transferred to other removal centres and prisons across the UK.
Oct 17 2013
In a significant ruling last week, the Supreme Court rejected the home secretary’s attempt to revoke the citizenship of a released terrorism suspect, exposing as it did so hypocrisy, illogicality and illegality in the minister’s stance.
Sep 19 2013
A recent meeting with Met police failed to reassure migrant rights groups and activists that Operation Nexus is not harmful.
Sep 12 2013
At the end of August, at Horsham Magistrates’ court, two campaigners were acquitted of aggravated trespass - an eight-hour occupation of the roof of the G4S Surrey HQ in July 2012.
Sep 11 2013
In October 2013, the IRR will be holding two public events at its Kings Cross office.
Sep 5 2013
Below we reproduce a submission to a current government consultation by Frances Webber, a retired immigration barrister.