Mandatory immigration detention is the practice of detaining or imprisoning individuals who are considered to be illegal immigrants or unauthorized to enter into a country until a decision is made by to either grant a visa and release them from
detention into the community, or to repatriate them to their country of departure.
Immigration bail is when people who are detained by the UK Border Agency can make an application to a court for release, usually under certain conditions. All detainees have the right to apply for bail if they have been in the UK for at least 7
When a detainee makes an application for immigration bail, they are brought to an immigration court where an independent Immigration Judge decides on whether detention should be upheld.
The case can be presented by a legal representative and will generally be opposed by a Home Office Presenting Officer.
Taking legal representation early on is essential to ensure that the rules are applied correctly in each case for bail and we can also assist with a strong initial bail application to try to ensure that you are released on bail.
If you do not follow the terms of your immigration bail you might:
Our specialist immigration solicitors can:
Our specialist immigration solicitors will be by your side throughout all stages of your bail application. They will discuss your circumstances and present you with options on how to proceed.
Legal advice should always be sought before an application is submitted, the case must be argued well and in detail to show evidence that you meet the requirements.
Our solicitors have many years of experience in dealing with all types of immigration matters. They will expertly guide you in all aspects of your case and are ideally positioned to explain any complexities and can represent your position robustly in order to achieve your desired outcome.
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