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Immigration and related issues links

asylum aid
Provides free legal advice and representation to refugees and asylum-seekers.  They also campaign for the fair treatment of refugees in the UK.

asylum and immigration tribunal
(formerly the Immigration Appellate Authority and the Immigration Appeals Tribunal). The purpose of the Tribunal is to hear and decide appeals against decisions made by the Home Office in matters of asylum, immigration and nationality.

asylum support adjudicators (asa)
The ASA consider appeals against a refusal or termination of support by National Asylum Support Service (NASS). 

bail for immigration detainees (bid)
BID provides a free dedicated bail service for those detained under immigration legislation.

border and immigration agency  
Government site which includes information on seeking asylum and the National Asylum Support Service (NASS). 

british red cross
Provides practical and emotional assistance to vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees.

electronic immigration network
A subscription site but it does have a very large number of free links to other organisations.

equality and human rights commission
This website incorporates the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).

immigration services commissioner
The remit of the Office is to ensure that persons seeking immigration advice and immigration services are treated fairly, honestly and receive competent fit advice.

joint council for the welfare of immigrants
Online fact sheets available including benefits guides and contact addresses.

Has translated information in the following areas of welfare law - debt, employment, health, housing, immigration and welfare benefits.

refugee council
The largest organisation in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees.

scottish refugee council
Provides advice, information and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland

uk lesbian & gay immigration group
(formerly Stonewall) Set up to campaign for immigration rights for same sex couples and asylum seekers