Police Scotland reported sexually exploited children to immigration enforcement
Police Scotland passed the details of over two hundred victims of crimes to Home Office immigration enforcement teams in a two year period, including sexually exploited children and women who’d been physically attacked and trafficked.
Concern raised over homeless migrant families, after children forced to sleep in a car
Migrant and refugee children have been left homeless – with one family of five, including a pre-school child, forced to sleep in a borrowed car in Glasgow – due to disputes between the Home Office and local authorities about who is responsible for their welfare.
Far right group accused of trying to stir racial hatred in Erskine
A far right group in Scotland targeted by a government counter-terrorism strategy is seeking to exploit concerns in Erskine over asylum seekers being housed in a local hotel.
Housing company accused of ‘re-traumatising’ asylum seekers
A housing company accommodating asylum seekers in Scotland has been accused of “re-traumatising” the people by forcing them to move with as little as ten minutes notice.
Scots far right group targeted by government counter-terrorism strategy
The far right group Patriotic Alternative Scotland is the subject of a counter-terrorism strategy involving the Scottish Government, The Ferret can reveal.
Asylum seekers facing second Christmas in hotels ‘abandoned’ by the system
Asylum seekers – who are spending their second Christmas without having their claim for sanctuary considered and living in a hotel – say they have been “abandoned by the system”, with some reporting feeling suicidal.
FFS explains: Asylum, migration and Manston
Ferret Fact Service looks into the situation at with migrants coming to the UK after the controversy at the Manston processing centre.
Child trafficking victims say UK immigration system is “distressing”
Child victims of trafficking in Scotland said being left in “limbo” is worse than their experiences of exploitation.
Mears CEO pay rises to over £800,000, while care workers earn £9.50 an hour
The chief executive officer of Mears Group – which delivers UK Government contacts including providing asylum accommodation in Scotland for the Home Office – took home £838,000 including bonuses last year.