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Channel crossings: our response to this week’s news coverage

Our response to this week’s news coverage and political scapegoating of people crossing the Channel…

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Channel crossings: more safe and legal routes required urgently.

Our media officer Chris is a former volunteer and trustee of Refugee Info Bus, an…

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Closure of Morton Hall detention centre

Morton Hall immigration detention centre in Lincolnshire is to close. An inspection report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate…

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Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on new Scots.

Over the next few weeks we are conducting two rapid surveys to understand the impact…

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“Stop treating people like pieces on a chessboard:” Sabir Zazai responds to Park Inn tragedy.

Our CEO Sabir Zazai reveals anger over ‘abject failures’ of the Home Office and discusses…

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National Audit Office report reveals damning failures in asylum accommodation contracts

In September 2019, asylum accommodation contracts changed hands. Here in Glasgow, Mears Group took over…

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Over 220 organisations write to the Home Secretary demanding an increase to asylum support rates

On Monday 8th June, the UK Government announced a shameful £1.85/week increase to asylum support….

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Scottish Refugee Council statement on asylum support increase

Yesterday the UK government announced a £1.85 a week increase in asylum support rates, equivalent…

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Urgent action needed in response to death in Glasgow asylum accommodation

We are deeply saddened by the death of a member of our community in Glasgow….

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