Hundreds of asylum seekers have been moved out of their flats and into Glasgow hotels where they are unable to isolate amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
A charity in Glasgow that counsels torture survivors is among 60 organisations urging the UK government to increase the asylum support allowance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ferret Fact service looks at a number of claims about immigration and the health service made by an audience member appearing on the BBC's Question Time programme.
Torture survivors living on £5 a day in Glasgow are being forced to travel for miles to get power to heat their homes, according to support workers.
Campaigners are warning that a "dangerous precedent" has been set by a "brutal" ruling from Scotland’s highest court that evicting asylum seekers by changing their locks is lawful.
Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail has fled to the US to seek political asylum after being forced into hiding over accusations of links to terror groups.
Serco's new lock changes will see about 300 people made homeless across Glasgow within months, with charities claiming they were given no warning.
The UK's so-called 'hostile environment' immigration policy in the UK has led to torture victims being left destitute, a charity claims.
Serco has been fined millions of pounds by the Home Office for failing to meet the terms of its contract to provide accommodation for asylum seekers in Scotland and Northern Ireland.