Anti-Deportation Campaigns  - December 2016

Lawrencia Emenyonu Must Stay - Deportation No Way

Zambian Born NHS Nurse Granted Bail After Being Detained by the Home Office

Dianne Ngoza Released From Yarl's Wood IRC

Yarl's Wood IRC Demonstration Draws 2,000 Campaigners

Anti-Deportation News  - December 2016

Calais Child Asylum Seekers Launch Legal Action Against UK Government

Down and Out in Calais and Paris 

DRC Violence Spreads Amid Political Instability

End of Year Message From Dianne Ngoza

Immigration Appeal Delays ‘Shocking’ as Backlog Reaches 63,000

Merry Christmas From G4S, You’re Evicted

Home Office Criticised For Opaque Child Refugee Transfer Process

HO Implementation of ‘Sham Marriage’ Law - Problematic, Indicating Lack of Proper Planning

Grand Chamber Judgment Reshapes Article 3 Case Law on Expulsion of Seriously Ill Persons

Sudanese Children Stage Protest in France as UK Reject Asylum Claims

Early Day Motion 825: Gambia

Hundreds of Calais Child Refugees Have UK Asylum Claims Rejected

Afghanistan: Torturer’s Deportation from UK Poses Threat to Witnesses

ECtHR Accepts Complaints About Curfew Measures in Turkey

UK to Help Fast-Track European Deportations of Asylum Seekers

Seeking Economic Asylum is what Moves the World to Move

Boris Calls for Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants Who Have Been in the UK 10 Years

Dramatic Increase in Foster Care for Refugees Prompts Calls for Government Action

EHRC Calls on UK Government to Set a Time Limit of 28 Days for Immigration Detention

Belgium Refuse Entry to Refugee Family - Ordered to Pay £4,000 a Day Until it Does

Urgent Action: Make Sure  Your MP Helps Reunite Refugee Families in the UK

50% of Immigration Detainees in UK Have no Representation Because of Legal Aid Cuts

Racial Violence and the Brexit State

Europe Can No Longer Pretend to Respect Human Rights

Death of a Detainee In Morton Hall IRC

Demanding the Impossible - Home Office Mistreatment of Expert Medical Evidence

UNHCR Calls For New Vision in Europe’s Approach to Refugees

Nigeria: Women and the Boko Haram Insurgency

Murder Inquiry After Immigration Centre Detainee Dies in Fight

Theresa May Had Plan to 'Deprioritise' Illegal Migrant Pupils

Legal Articles - UK - Commons/Lords  - ECtHR/European Union - December 2016

Two Year Reconsideration Period For EU Deportations

Turkey Country Report - Asylum Research Consultancy (ARC)

Grace Period For Leave to Remain Now Abolished

List of Acceptable Documents for Confirming Entitlement to Work in the UK

HO CPIN - Bangladesh: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

CPI Note - Albania: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Country Information and Guidance - Zimbabwe: Women,

Country Information and Guidance - Zimbabwe: Prison conditions ,

Country Information and Guidance - Zimbabwe: Political Opposition to ZANU-PF ,

Country Information and Guidance - Ukraine: Fear of organised criminal gangs ,

Country Information and Guidance - Nigeria: Background information, including actors of protection and internal relocation ,

Country Information and Guidance - Libya: Security and humanitarian situation,

Country Information and Guidance - Libya: Ethnic minority groups ,

Country Information and Guidance - Kuwait: Bidoons,

Country Policy and Information Note - Iraq: Ba'athists

Country Information and Guidance - Iraq: Humanitarian Situation

CIG - Iraq: Security Situation in Baghdad, the South and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)

Country Information and Guidance - Iraq: Return/Internal relocation

Country Information and Guidance - Iraq: Security Situation in the 'Contested' Areas

Country Policy and Information Note - Gambia: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Country Information and Guidance Note - Ethiopia: Oromos and the 'Oromo Protests'

Country Information and Policy Note - Ethiopia: Opposition to the Government

Country Policy and Information Note - Eritrea: National Service and Illegal Exit

Operational Guidance Note: Egypt

Country Policy and Information Note - Afghanistan: Fear of Anti-government Elements (AGEs)

Country Policy and Information Note - Afghanistan: Women Fearing Gender Based Violence

UK HO Country Policy and Information Note - Iran: Baha'i

UK HO Country Policy and Information Note - Egypt: Christians

UK HO Country Policy and Information Note - China: Falun Gong

UK HO Country Policy and I Information Note - Pakistan: Hazaras

ARC Country of Information Update Vol. 138

Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees – December 2016

Deteriorated Situations: Cameroon, DRC, Myanmar, Syria - Improved Situations: none

Outlook for December: Conflict Risk Alert, Democratic Republic of Congo - Resolution Opportunities: None

Important Tools for Anti-Deportation Campaigners

1) Amnesty International Report 2014/15: State of the World's Human Rights

2) Anxious Dictators, Wavering Democracies, Freedom of the World 2016

3) UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UKFCO) Human Rights and Democracy Report for 2015

4) State of Religious Freedom World Wide

5) US Department of State – Human Rights Reports

6) Successful Appeal Against - Refusal to Revoke a Deportation Order Against a Foreign Criminal

Useful Reports/Current Immigration Statistics

Self-Harm Q1 and Q3 2016

Deportation/DetentionAsylum Q3 July/August/September 2016

Deportation/DetentionAsylum Q2 April/May/June 2016

Deportation/Detention/Asylum Q1 2016 Jan/Feb/March

25 Deaths Across the UK Detention Estate - Suicide/Murder/Undetermined

Number of Individuals Recorded as Refusing Meals in Immigration Removal Centres