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“I am proud to be a small part of the fight for migration justice.”

Nov 16, 2018

In the latest in our series, our management committee member Catherine Hurley talks about her experience with, and resistance to, the UK’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policies.  

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Events to mark the closure of Campsfield detention centre

Nov 15, 2018

To mark the 25th anniversary of the opening of Campsfield, the Close Campsfield campaign is organising special events and a big demonstration on 22 and 24 November.

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Hundreds of people made to take routine 40-mile trips as part of their asylum and immigration claims

Nov 14, 2018

Hundreds of people are being made take routine 40-mile trips for Home Office meetings that can last as short as two minutes, as part of their asylum and immigration claims.

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Victory as Home Office scraps secret data-sharing deal

Nov 14, 2018

On Monday the Home Office announced that it would fully scrap a secret arrangement that allowed it to access patient’s NHS data without their permission.

This is an important victory against the ‘hostile environment’.

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On the closure of Campsfield Immigration Detention Centre

Nov 9, 2018

The government has just announced that Campsfield detention centre (near Oxford) will close by May 2019!

“This is a big step forward for the anti-detention movement, after years of hard campaigning by many, with experts-by-experience at the fore.”

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Home Office now using military base for deportation flights

Nov 8, 2018

“In response to peaceful protest, the Home Office resorted to using the military to enforce the brutal policies of the Hostile Environment.”

Home Office now using military base for deportation flights.

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“This is when I woke to the force of solidarity community campaigning.”

Nov 7, 2018

Tienga Ngale is co-chair of the Right to Remain management committee. Here he writes about how the support he has given to and received from different communities kept him going through his most difficult situations.

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