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How and when you can be detained (kept at a detention or immigration centre for example) when you have come into the UK, and how these rules are enforced.
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A self-help guide to help you to get out of detention, if you have been detained by UK Immigration. Download the guide from the right hand corner of the web page.
Bail for Immigration Detainees www.biduk.org/index.htm
Bail is a way of being released from immigration detention. Explains who can apply for bail and how to do it.
Detention Advice Service www.detentionadvice.org.uk/
If your sentence is finished and you are being kept in prison by the immigration authorities, you are now a detainee. You have more rights and privileges than when you were serving your criminal sentence
Prison Reform Trust www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/
While you are in detention, you are entitled to receive proper medical care appropriate to your needs. The fact that you are detained does not deprive you of this important human right.
Medical Justice www.medicaljustice.org.uk/
This page provides information about the UK Border Agency's immigration removal centres around the UK, including information for visitors.
UK Border Agency www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/
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