Your rights and the law

Appointment Clinics and Outreach Surgeries

Free, independent and multilingual advice and information for people from BME, refugee and migrant communities.

The Right to Remain Toolkit

A guide to the UK immigration and asylum system

Find a lawyer in Glasgow

Search the Law Society of Scotland database to find contact details of law firms

Challenging your reporting conditions

If you have made an immigration application or have claimed asylum you may have to report (sign) at the Home Office at a specified time each week, two weeks, or month or sometimes less regularly than this.

Hate crime reporting 

Hate incidents are any events where you or another person perceive the event to be motivated by prejudice towards a particular group who are protected from such prejudice being directed at them.

Find a lawyer in England

Search the Law Society database

What are human rights?

From the Equality and Human Rights Commission

How to sue the Home Office

The Home Office often makes mistakes when exercising its immigration powers. The high appeal success rates bear testimony to this: as many as 50% of some categories of appeal are allowed. However, there are only some limited circumstances where it is possible to extract compensation from the Home Office by means of a court case.

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