Survivor of child torture fights deportation to Rwanda
A Syrian survivor of childhood torture and detention has become the second person in Scotland to fight Home Office plans to deport him to Rwanda.
Asylum seekers’ lives ‘put at risk’ by decision to move them to hotels
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.
Ruling allowing Serco to evict asylum seekers sets ‘dangerous precedent’
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.
Serco slammed for plans to attend arms fair while evicting asylum seekers
Serco, a firm evicting hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow, will be exhibiting at a controversial arms trade show.
Hundreds of asylum seekers will be made homeless as Serco restarts evictions
Serco's new lock changes will see about 300 people made homeless across Glasgow within months, with charities claiming they were given no warning.
Serco fined almost £3m by Home Office for asylum housing failures
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.
Serco staff ‘routinely’ walk into asylum seekers’ homes without warning, claims charity
The multinational firm, Serco, has been accused of making asylum seekers feel unsafe by regularly walking into their homes using spare keys without giving adequate prior warning.
Serco asylum evictions legal case not ‘settled,’ says human rights lawyer
Serco has won a legal case over the eviction, but a human rights firm says the legal position is 'far from settled'. Meanwhile, hundreds are living with the threat of eviction.
Serco loses contract to house asylum seekers in Scotland
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.