The Scottish Refugee Council has warned that a two-tier system of housing rights is emerging after a legal bid to prevent failed asylum seekers being evicted without a court order was dismissed by Scotland’s highest court.
Asylum seekers in Scotland struggle to feed themselves and stay warm, while some walk miles every day to reach doctors and lawyers appointments, a report into the plight of refugees north of the border has claimed.
The proportion asylum claims from members of the LGBT+ community that have been rejected by the Home Office has surged in recent years, according to government data.
ASYLUM SEEKER-turned-activist Lucky Khambule, who successfully campaigned for the unrestricted right to work for those in the asylum system in Ireland, will speak in Glasgow next month at an event designed to kick-start a similar campaign in Scotland.
Bikes for Refugees have been mending and distributing bikes for 'new Scots' for two years.
Tarry is an asylum seeker who approached Fife Centre for Equalities at the end of March 2017. He was living in Leven with foster parents and looking to integrate more into Fife and get into college, as well as gain asylum status. After a face to face meeting with Tarry, we agreed that it would … Continue reading Seeking Asylum in Scotland – Case Study