News January 2022


29 January 2022

Aminah’s baby appeal

Our readers may remember Aminah whom we wrote about a few weeks ago, she and her husband were placed in a hotel in Glasgow for 15 months. Well here’s an update …


27 January 2022

Interlinked smoke alarms legally required in every Scots home from February 1

Interlinked smoke alarms are legally required in every Scots home from February 1. (STV news)


15 January 2022

Pregnant asylum seeker to seek legal damages for unnecessary suffering and humiliation inflicted by the Home Office

A pregnant asylum seeker and her husband, who have been living in a guest house for more than a year without any money, are considering legal action for damages for the suffering caused by Home Office delays.


14 January 2022

Home Office landlord Mears leaves asylum seekers without electricity or hot water for days

Tonight, 21 year old Ahmed*  contacted our emergency line in desperation, to say he has been out of electricity and hot water for several days after Mears Group failed to top up his electricity meter.


13 January 2022

Young asylum seekers unable to access free bus scheme

SCOTLAND’s free bus travel scheme for young people has come under criticism after asylum seekers found it impossible to access because of the proof requested.


6 January 2022

The most racist legislation of our lifetime: the Nationality and Borders Bill

The House of Lords debated the Nationality and Borders Bill last night in a marathon six-hour session. It eventually had its second reading and goes back to the Commons to be debated by MPs.

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