Jerome Phelps is Head of Advocacy at Debt Justice (formerly Jubilee Debt Campaign), where he works on debt and climate justice for the global south. He previously worked for 18 years on migrant rights, including as Director of Detention Action and International Detention Coalition. He tweets @JeromeGPhelps
Published in: Shine A Light"A lifer is better than a detainee"
Immigration detention is a clear example of the gap between toughness and effectiveness. It's not too late for the...
Published in: 50.50No release: lives in limbo
The UK is almost alone in Europe in detaining migrants indefinitely. The cost to the taxpayer does not come cheap....