The High Court will today hand down an important judgment on whether the Home Office is meeting their duties to hold an effective investigation into the serious mistreatment and abuse of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) by officers of the private security...

MA v Secretary of State for the Home Department (CO/2710/2017); BB v Secretary of State for the Home Department (CO/382/2018). The High Court is to rule on whether the Home Office’s poor response to the appalling mistreatment of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre, exposed...

The High Court has today ordered the Home Office to provide by 20 December 2018 their proposed terms of reference for the inquiry into the abuse of detainees at Brook House Immigration Removal Center and to provide by 10 January 2019 details of how victims will...

Today, 21 March 2018 marks a month since women detained at Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre began their hunger strike against inadequate healthcare and other conditions they describe as inhumane, at the centre. On 23 February 2018 Dianne Abbott, Shadow Home Secretary, visited these women...

The High Court ruled that the Home Office had acted unlawfully in the way in which they detailed and tried to remove a victim of trafficking from the UK in advance of his immigration appeal. They continued detaining him despite agreeing that he should be...

Yesterday, in a clear and robust decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Government’s ‘deport first, appeal later’ policy was unlawful. Under the policy, which was introduced for deportation appeals in 2014 and recently extended to other human rights appeals, the Home Office can remove...