Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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Tag Archives: immigration detention

Refugees Welcome? The struggle isn’t over on reaching the UK

by Lisa Matthews, coordinator at Right to Remain.     In recent months, the light of compassion and solidarity has rightly been shone on the perilous journeys refugees make in … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Observing Immigration Bail Applications: communicating remotely?

by Anna Beesley   ‘So you mean it’s like watching a play, but a play that decides the fate of your own life and you cannot do anything about it?’ … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

An “expensive, ineffective and unjust” system*

UK immigration removal centres and the Report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Immigration Detention   by Giovanna Fassetta, chair of Scottish Detainee Visitors   On the 3rd of March 2015 the … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chronicle of a deportation*

By Eleanor Staniforth†   I originally wrote this post in October 2010, shortly after the deportation of a good friend of mine, B. I had known B for over three … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 1 Comment