Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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Scottish Greens councillor Kim Long has launched a new campaign for asylum seeker housing to be operated by the local authority and the third sector. The #WelcomeHome campaign comes after the death of two people in the past two months and mounting concerns about living conditions for asylum seekers

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Cycling Scotland staff have been getting on their bikes in lockdown to support homeless people in Glasgow. Since April 8, nine staff have been delivering food and essential supplies to homeless people and asylum seekers temporarily housed in Glasgow hotels.

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Charities across Scotland are getting a digital boost during lockdown from a motivated team of hi-tech volunteers called the Scottish Tech Army. Since its launch just over eight weeks ago, this 850-strong team of volunteers has helped over 70 organisations, many of them charities

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Scottish Refugee Council CEO Sabir Zazai reveals anger over ‘abject failures’ of the Home Office and discusses how hostile asylum policies are out of touch with Scottish public opinion. Communities across Scotland are in shock after the events of Friday 26th June. But the outpouring of s

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Rona Macleod, a solicitor and associate at the Legal Services Agency (LSA), considers the case against Serco’s lock-change evictions post-Ali.  For around eighteen months Legal Services Agency have been challenging lock change evictions in Glasgow Sheriff Court. We raised one of the first

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A coalition of charities has called on Mears, Serco and the Home Office requesting an end to evictions from asylum accommodation during the COVID-19 crisis. In order to protect everybody during this time, the #StopLockChangeEvictions coalition is seeking assurance that alongside no evictions, that t

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