Government refuses to introduce time limit on immigration detention

The government has said it will not introduce a time limit on detention and refused to recognise that LGBTQI+ people are at risk of harm in immigration detention centres. The refusals are part of the government’s response to the inquiry by parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee into immigration detention.

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UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group launches #LendYourVoice campaign with the support of 28 LGBTQI+ celebrities and influencers

The UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG) today launches its first national social media campaign #LendYourVoice, which aims to raise awareness of the discrimination and dangers that LGBTQI+ people face in UK detention centres.

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