News May 2019


13 May 2019

Blind student facing deportation says university reneged on support

Reprinted from The Guardian, Written by Amelia Hill, Education Section Bamidele Chika Agbakuribe sold his home in Nigeria to pay fees to Dundee University Dundee University took tens of thousands of pounds from a blind Nigerian PhD student in return for what it promised him would be “state…


1 May 2019

Govan Law Centre statement in the appeal of Ali v. Serco Ltd, Compass SNI Ltd & the Secretary of State for the Home Office

Govan Law Centre (GLC) has been instructed by Mrs Shakar Omar Ali, a Kurdish Iraqi national, to pursue a reclaiming motion (appeal) before the Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court. Reclaiming prints and a reclaiming motion to appeal the Opinion of Lord Tyre, handed…


1 May 2019

Court of Session Appeal is lodged as SERCO restarts asylum evictions in Glasgow

Govan Law Centre is to appeal against the Court of Session decision to dismiss the case of Ali v. Serco Limited, Compass SNI Ltd, and the Secretary of State for the Home Department. The deadline for appeal is Thursday 2nd May 2019.  The appeal is backed by Positive Action in…

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