GDWG Factsheet on the New Plan for Immigration consultation

GDWG Factsheet on the New Plan for Immigration consultation

The Government’s proposed New Plan for Immigration claims to be ‘fair but firm’. Whilst we agree that improvements are urgently needed in the immigration system, we believe this plan is anything but fair. Instead, it creates a 2-tier system which discriminates against...
THE RT HON THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

THE RT HON THE BARONESS WILLIAMS OF CROSBY

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Shirley Williams.  Shirley was the Patron of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group from the early 2000s until 2016.  She cared passionately about asylum seekers, she hated their mistreatment and she appreciated  the...
In memory of Mohammed

In memory of Mohammed

Last week we attended the funeral of Mohammed, a young man in his twenties who we supported while he was detained. Mohammed sadly passed away in a hotel in November 2020, shortly after his release from detention. We are deeply saddened by the loss of Mohammed and...
Izzy is running a half marathon for GDWG!

Izzy is running a half marathon for GDWG!

Our wonderful supporter and former Intern, Izzy, is running the Lee Valley Velopark Half Marathon in London on 29th May to raise money for GDWG. Thank you Izzy for your support and helping us keep going at such a challenging time. We are so grateful for our wonderful...