Figures show hundreds detained in Police Scotland cells for immigration purposes, prompting calls for greater transparency over Home Office enforcement.
There must be an inquiry into decisions taken to move asylum seekers from flats to hotels without carrying out vulnerability checks, say refugee campaigners.
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.
Arms firms in Scotland given taxpayers' money are profiting from border security contracts in Europe designed to keep out asylum seekers.
Serco, a firm evicting hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow, will be exhibiting at a controversial arms trade show.
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.
Torture victims and vulnerable women were among hundreds of asylum seekers forced to make 400-mile round trips from Scotland to England to make fresh claims for sanctuary in the UK.
Serco has lost a multi-million pound contract to house asylum seekers in Scotland to Mears Group, a UK-wide housing and social care provider.
Dozens of torture victims detained at Dungavel immigration centre have been refused release despite doctors' concerns over their mental health.