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.
Glasgow City Council's auditor is to investigate emails suggesting managers knew that a private company planned to change the locks of asylum seekers' homes.
Senior managers at Glasgow City Council knew for months about controversial plans to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes, calling into question claims by councillors the council had been "blindsided".
A human rights lawyer has called on the Scottish Government to 'demand answers' after it emerged that 537 people were held in police cells in Scotland under immigration law.
A seriously ill and disabled asylum-seeker is facing destitution and potential homelessness after a Home Office decision to stop her support.
A new film features testimony from asylum seekers alleging intimidation and bullying by employees of security giant G4S
People seeking asylum are being bullied, evicted and suffering in poor quality accommodation, say groups submitting evidence to a Westminster inquiry.