MPs call for an end to the indefinite detention of migrants

Ceren Sagir - 7 February 2019

INDEFINITE detention of immigrants must end, MPs and peers urge in a proposal for a major shake-up published today.

The recommendation is laid out in a report from the joint committee on human rights, which also calls for decisions to detain to be made independently of the Home Office.

Five major reforms to the immigration detention system are proposed, including better access to legal advice, more protection for the vulnerable and improved detention conditions to make detentions “fair, humane, decent and quick.”... See more