Published in: 50.50Bail for immigrants: a presumption of liberty?
Immigrants in Britain may be detained indefinitely in removal detention centres. Some are held for months, others for years. Bridget Walker welcomes the government's bail guidance for judges, but asks whether it will make any difference
Published in: Shine A LightUK Immigration Courts: Observations from the Public Gallery
The UK's immigration courts have been criticised for unfairness and lack of due process for years. Today, a report is published containing observations from trained members of the public who attended immigration bail hearings in 2010. Nearly half found the court proceedings to be irregular.