All posts in: "Immigration detention"

  1. Expensive, ineffective and unjust

    SDV welcomes the report of the Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom Last week was a remarkable week for anyone…

  2. Keeping up the pressure for change

    SDV coordinator Kate Alexander reports from last week’s #Time4aTimeLimit strategy day in London The UK is the only country in Europe with no time limit…

  3. Change is possible

    In this guest post Detention Forum Coordinator, Eiri Ohtani, blogs about her work with the Forum, its challenges and the possibility of change Almost 15…

  4. Time for a Time Limit?

    SDV’s Treasurer, Marion Fairweather, reports from a recent conference in Birmingham discussing issues affecting asylum seekers, refugees and immigration detainees I am just back from…

  5. My first visit

    New visitor, Emma Hill, describes her first visit to Dungavel with SDV My first visit to Dungavel is on a cold January evening.  I meet…

  6. Why I visit people detained in Dungavel

    Alex Hamilton has been visiting people in Dungavel for nearly 10 years. In this guest blog he explains why he visits. For six years, I…

  7. Twitter tour of detention reaches #Dungavel

    During autumn 2014, the Detention Forum has been taking Twitter users on a ‘tour’, of the UK’s detention estate. ‘Unlocking Detention’, has been visiting all the immigration…