UK: Detention of people who have sought asylum Executive Summary
This document summarizes the findings of report AI Index: EUR 45/015/2005. The longer report looks considers those who have sought asylum and who are detained solely under Immigration Act powers. The document includes cases of asylum-seekers who were detained for the duration of the asylum process. The report also looks at the cases of those people who were detained once their claim had been dismissed and were considered to be at the end of the asylum process. Finally, the report looks at the human cost of the increased use of detention in the UK.
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