Scottish Refugee Council
Nearly 600 unaccompanied children arrived in Scotland over three years, including 88 who had been trafficked, and at least 11 young people have gone missing from care.
Asylum children in Scotland have spent months living in overcrowded B&B rooms with their families and struggled to access schooling.
Reports of suicide and self harm by asylum seekers increased by more than 250 per cent in a four month period
The Home Office has been condemned for creating “a parallel world” of unsuitable asylum accommodation in hotels across Scotland where, critics claimed, asylum seekers have been left without adequate support or the oversight of Scottish authorities.
‘If I go out the Taliban will kill me – if I stay at home, poverty will’: Afghans make plea for UK help
UK authorities must step up to evacuate those who have worked for them but are living in fear and poverty in Afghanistan, two Afghans - who are now in hiding - told The Ferret.
Hundreds of asylum seekers from Afghanistan have been prevented from applying for refugee protection in the UK this year, as new rules allow the Home Office to first investigate if their claims are “admissible”.
Glasgow should restart the refugee dispersal scheme to stop the Home Office from introducing asylum reception centres in barracks and disused oil rigs, claim campaigners.
Human rights organisations claim young trafficking survivors in Scotland – including Vietnamese children found in cannabis factories – are being criminalised instead of protected.
Leading Scottish politicians are raising urgent questions with the Home Office following an immigration enforcement raid carried out during Eid.