General information November 2017

Inspection of Yarl’s Wood IRC – Concerns Over Vulnerability of Detainees


Anti-Deportation Campaigns  - 

Facing Deportation –Never Stop Fighting - Never Give Up

A Chance to Live and Work Legally in the US With A Green Card


Anti-Deportation News 

Outside the Rules: How Immigration Detainees in Prison Are Let Down

EU Citizens Who Become British Can Bring Non-EU Spouses to UK

Humanitarianism: The Unacceptable Face of Solidarity

Newspaper Tallies 33,293 Dead Migrants

Through Her Eyes: Enabling Women’s Best Evidence in UK Asylum Appeals

Still No End for America's War in Afghanistan

I’m a Foreign National do I Pay for NHS Healthcare?

US: Congress Should Not Fund Abusive Immigration Policies

Home Curfew Unlawful - £4,000 Damages

£78,500 Damages for Unlawfully Detained Foreign National Offender

Transnational Marriage Abandonment Now Recognised as Abuse in the Family Justice System

Housing Intimidation Northern Ireland: Over 2,000 Incidents but Only 32 Convictions

'No-Deportations' v Home Office - Breaches of Section 17(3) + sections 1 and 10 of the FOIA

Crisis Group Watch List 2017 – Third Update

More Than 140,000 Told by UK Immigration They Face Removal

Leave Granted for Judicial Review of Deportations of Homeless EU Citizens

"Children and Their Rights to British Citizenship"

Early Day Motion 492: Impact of Two Child Restriction on Families

Vulnerable Women ‘Still Locked up in Yarl's Wood IRC

Hate Crime Offences


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

Home Curfew Unlawful - £4,000 Damages

£78,500 Damages for Unlawfully Detained Foreign National Offender

Failure to Take Account of Material Evidence

Nationality Policy: Assessing Ordinary Residence

"Children and Their Rights to British Citizenship"

Asylum Research Consultancy (ARC) COI Update Vol. 158


Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees - November 2017

Deteriorated Situations: Cameroon, Somalia, Afghanistan, Spain, Iraq, Libya

Conflict Risk Alerts, Nigeria, Libya   -   Improved Situations: None

Global Overview October 2017: Iraq faced greater instability when government forces swiftly took back disputed territories including Kirkuk in the aftermath of the Kurdish region’s independence referendum, while in Libya fighting worsened in the west and could spread in November. Insurgent violence spiked in Afghanistan resulting in mass casualties, and Somalia saw its deadliest ever terror attack. In Cameroon, security forces cracked down on militant secessionist groups in the Anglophone minority, while tensions over the contested independence referendum in Spain’s Catalonia deepened. Clashes between herders and farming communities in Nigeria could flare with the Benue state government imposing its ban on unrestricted grazing.

Read more: International Crisis Watch, http://bit.ly/2ir7knM


Important Tools for Anti-Deportation Campaigners

Essential Resource for all Anti-Deportation Campaigns - US Country Reports

Family Reunion in the United Kingdom (UK) - UNHCR Briefing Paper

*Detention Services Orders For Home Office Officials*

HRW World Report 2017: Demagogues Threaten Human Rights


Useful Reports/Current Immigration Statistics

Self-Harm January through December 2016

Self-Harm January through December 2015

Self-Harm January through December 2014

Immigration Statistics Q2 April/May June 2017

Immigration Statistics Q1 January/February/March 2017


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

Number of Individuals Recorded as Refusing Meals in Immigration Removal Centres