Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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Up to six unaccompanied child asylum seekers are to be brought to East Ayrshire as part of a resettlement deal. East Ayrshire Council's cabinet agreed the proposal after it previously been granted by East Ayrshire's Integrated Joint Board (IJB).

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Refugee and migrant homelessness charity Positive Action in Housing has launched an appeal to raise £10,000 by Christmas Day.   The charity said 300 adults and 170 child dependents from refugee and asylum-seeking communities will visit its two-day marathon winter surgery to

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Glasgow City Council should be “bold” and do more to aid the plight of the asylum seekers facing lock-change evictions by Serco, according to Govan Law Centre solicitor advocate Mike Dailly. Mr Dailly brought the case against the Home Office contractor and the Home Secretary as well

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A decision in the case brought against the lock-change evictions of asylum seekers in Glasgow carried out by Serco will be handed down by Scotland’s highest civil court tomorrow.

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Asylum seekers facing eviction proceedings in Glasgow have been given a temporary reprieve by a court. Around 130 court actions concerning proposed lock-changes by Serco have been put on hold or continued by Glasgow Sheriff Court meaning clients in all those cases have been protected.

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The fight against Serco’s lock-change evictions in Glasgow continues with fifty evictions now blocked by Glasgow Sheriff Court. The scale of intervention from the court raises serious questions about the Home Office contractor’s evictions policy.

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