All posts in: "SDV News"

  1. Social media volunteers needed

    Do you have the skills to help SDV build our social media presence? If so, we could have just the opportunity for you. In common…

  2. Support our work!

    SDV committee member, Sarah Anderson, launches our new fundraising drive I first stepped inside an immigration removal centre ten years ago. At the time I…

  3. Parliamentary debate on the detention inquiry, 10 September 2015

    On Thursday 10 September, MPs will debate the findings of the Detention Inquiry Report. Will your MP be there? This debate will be the first opportunity…

  4. New volunteering opportunities!

    Have you got some spare time you can give to a worthy cause? Would you like to put your skills to good use? Would you…

  5. Dawn raid

    An SDV visitor blogs about a frightening encounter with immigration enforcement Lovely random encounters today. I played with an adorable baby met in a waiting room.…

  6. EVENT: ‘Expensive, ineffective and unjust’ – challenging immigration detention

    Scottish Detainee Visitors and Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network invite you to a discussion event as part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2015 Wednesday 17 June…

  7. We’re looking for new management committee members

    Would you like to take a lead in the development of Scottish Detainee Visitors and in the support of people in immigration detention? We are looking for people…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. We have a new and improved website!

    Welcome to Scottish Detainee Visitors’ new and improved website. And our very first blog. This is just one of many exciting changes that will be…