Immigration Advisory Service (“IAS”) is in Administration

The Immigration Advisory Service (IAS), the largest provider of publically funded immigration and asylum legal advice, advised today that it had been placed into administration. The IAS, a registered charity, has been in existence for 35 years, and employs 300 staff at 14 locations across England and Scotland. It is renowned for a large number of important legal precedent cases which have been taken through the Courts, including to the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights. Continue reading “Immigration Advisory Service (“IAS”) is in Administration”

A selection of articles on complaints and harm on removal

UKBA Guidance Manual – Handling of Complaints in detention & during escort – June 2011
Handling of Complaints in immigration removal centres, short term holding facilities, holding rooms and during escort – guidance manual for UKBA staff and contractors.  Download the manual.
Detention Services Order 01/2011 – Commissioning of investigations and management review into incidents