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Only 60 cases have currently been opened by authorities, with sanctions taken against 30 employers, while asylum seekers collectively deplore a loss of millions..
Credit: Haaretz - Published 6 hours ago

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BBC Local News: Birmingham and Black Country -- Birmingham Council only became aware of the plans six days before people arrived, it is claimed.
Credit: BBC Local News - Published 17 hours ago

Hundreds of asylum seekers have been ‘secretly’ moved into a Birmingham hotel without any consultation with city leaders.
Credit: Express and Star - Published 18 hours ago

Council leader Ian Ward says Home Office kept city leaders in the dark about plans to settle asylum seekers
1 day ago • Tamworth Herald
Exclusive: Ministers accused of prioritising immigration enforcement over public health as charter flight set to remove up to 20 asylum seekers next week
Credit: Independent - Published 3 days ago

Justice Minister Helen McEntee says the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers will not be replaced overnight.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published 1 week ago

If people seeking asylum had the right to work six months after making their initial claim it would lead to increased income tax and National Insurance as well..
Credit: Independent - Published 2 weeks ago

More migrants have tried to reach Britain by boat on Thursday amid a recent surge in crossing attempts.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published 2 weeks ago

Exclusive: Courts repeatedly ordering government to provide vulnerable people their rightful support
Credit: Independent - Published 2 weeks ago

The US violates the human rights of asylum seekers by imprisoning them, a Canadian judge rules.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago

Glaswegians have shown "great compassion" towards asylum seekers in recent weeks, the city leader told the Record.
on July 14, 2020 • Daily Record
An urgent review into concerns over housing asylum seekers in hotels is taking place following a knife attack in Glasgow.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on July 13, 2020

Exclusive: Hundreds of asylum seekers ordered not to leave facility after residents test positive for Covid-19
Credit: Independent - Published on July 10, 2020

Thursday 9 July, 2020London, England, July 10, 2020: SocialBox.Biz, a London-based social impact venture providing homeless, elderly, and refugee populations..
Credit: Pressat - Published on July 9, 2020

The SNP’s immigration spokesman wants Rishi Sunak to increase the the asylum support rate at today's mini Budget.
on July 8, 2020 • Daily Record
The company which houses asylum seekers in Scotland has been forced to apologise to a woman over the state of the “stinking” flat.
on July 8, 2020 • Daily Record
The young asylum seekers using music and drama to beat isolation during the pandemic.
Credit: BBC News - Published on July 8, 2020

Tuesday 7 July, 2020London, England, July 7, 2020: SocialBox.Biz, a London-based social impact venture that provides homeless, elderly, and refugee populations..
Credit: Pressat - Published on July 7, 2020

Mears Group deny a charity's claims that refugees couldn't get out of the Tartan Lodge to attend a media conference about poor conditions.
on July 7, 2020 • Daily Record
A humanitarian crisis is developing in Glasgow, with asylum seekers left malnourished in cheap hostels, a charity has warned.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on July 6, 2020

For the first time Norway will prioritise LGBT+ asylum seekers as part of a new post-coronavirus refugee scheme. Announced on July 5 by the Storting, Norway’s..
Credit: PinkNews - Published on July 6, 2020

Glasgow City Council says move is designed to 'ease pressures' in city amid mounting concerns about living conditions for asylum seekers placed in hotels during..
Credit: Independent - Published on July 5, 2020

Ministers failed to monitor contractual obligations of companies providing asylum housing, says spending watchdog
Credit: Independent - Published on July 3, 2020

Exclusive: Vulnerable asylum seekers placed in dozens of hotels across UK since March, where they are restricted to set meals and given no support for essentials..
Credit: Independent - Published on July 1, 2020

Refugees were moved out of their previous accommodation and placed in hotels at the start of the pandemic.
on July 1, 2020 • Daily Record
Asylum seekers are demanding they be removed from hotels and put back into homes in Glasgow.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on July 1, 2020

Annie Brown says the policy of taking vulnerable people from flats and shoving them en masse into hotels during a pandemic was dangerous.
on July 1, 2020 • Daily Record
Record View says the Home Office, the providers, asylum seekers and the city council should be involved in taking stock on what went wrong following the hotel..
on June 30, 2020 • Daily Record
One of the asylum seekers staying at the Park Inn Hotel also spoke out about the conditions there after Badreddin Abadlla Adam injured six people.
on June 29, 2020 • Daily Record
In an urgent Commons question following last Friday's stabbing incident in Glasgow the SNP's Alison Thewliss MP called for an urgent inquiry into asylum seekers'..
on June 29, 2020 • Daily Record
Asylum seeker Andrew said he heard that attacker had not been happy with conditions at the hotel.
Credit: BBC News - Published on June 29, 2020

Asylum seekers in Glasgow have been treated like “Amazon parcels” during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a charity calling for an inquiry into their..
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on June 29, 2020

The man responsible for a knife attack in a Glasgow hotel has been described as a “quiet and polite and decent guy” by asylum seekers who were residing..
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on June 29, 2020

Campaigners are asking for a change in rules to allow them to seek jobs
on June 29, 2020 • Wales Online
Campaigners are asking for a change in rules to allow them to seek jobs
on June 29, 2020 • Hull Daily Mail
Charities had raised concerns about policy of housing asylum-seekers in hotels during coronavirus lockdown
Credit: Independent - Published on June 29, 2020

Refugees, charities and MPs are calling for an inquiry into an asylum seeker “accommodation crisis” in Glasgow after an attack in the city last week.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on June 29, 2020

The knife rampage at Glasgow's Park Inn Hotel followed a series of disputes after Mears moved more than 350 asylum seekers from serviced accommodation..
on June 29, 2020 • Daily Record
Parliamentarians highlighted concerns about the treatment of asylum seekers.
Credit: Daily Record - Published on June 28, 2020

'My throat was dry. I was stressed. When I tried to tell them I had been tortured, the interviewer didn't ask me any other questions about it or try and find out..
Credit: Independent - Published on June 28, 2020

There are more asylum seekers in Glasgow under the Home Office dispersal scheme than any other local authority in the UK.
Credit: BBC News - Published on June 27, 2020

Complaints made about suspect for 'aggressive and erratic' behaviour before knife attack
Credit: Independent - Published on June 27, 2020

Police confirmed the update on Constable David Whyte this morning, and confirmed the three others injured were asylum seekers staying at the Park Inn Hotel.
on June 27, 2020 • Daily Record
Asylum seekers claim that residents told workers at the hotel that one man had been pushed over the edge and was a danger to staff.
on June 27, 2020 • Daily Record
The hotel at the centre of the stabbing incident in Glasgow has been used to house asylum seekers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on June 26, 2020

Human rights activist Mohammad N Asif wrote on Twitter that he had spoken to an asylum seeker staying in the Park Inn Hotel and been told that 'many people had..
on June 26, 2020 • Daily Record
Chief operating officer of Mears says company didn't carry out vulnerability assessments before moving trafficking victims and pregnant women into hotel..
Credit: Independent - Published on June 26, 2020

'I don't yet have anywhere to move to,' says Iranian man told he must leave his accommodation by Sunday
Credit: Independent - Published on June 24, 2020

A small number, however, have still chosen to live on the streets
on June 19, 2020 • Wales Online
The protest follows riots in George Square on Wednesday when far-right thugs clashed with pro-asylum seekers.
on June 19, 2020 • Daily Record
The First Minister condemned scenes in George Square after a peaceful protest in support of asylum seekers was disrupted by Loyalist activists.
on June 17, 2020 • Daily Record
Glasgow MP Chris Stephens slammed 'far-right thuggery' after Loyalists confronted people who gathered in George Square to lobby on behalf of asylum seekers.
on June 17, 2020 • Daily Record
The Trump administration has put forward a new immigration rule that would allow judges to dismiss applications from LGBT+ asylum seekers without even hearing..
Credit: PinkNews - Published on June 16, 2020

Fear of going to the GP and living in shared accomodation without access to any technology are only some of the difficulties being faced by asylum seekers and..
Credit: Cambridge News - Published on June 9, 2020

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers saying it needs to change but the system does not fuel racism.
Credit: Belfast Telegraph - Published on June 4, 2020

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REFUGEE WEEK 2020

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by Matilda Velevitch and Sol..
Credit: Pressat - Published on June 1, 2020

Tuesday 26 May, 2020London, UK, May 25, 2020 - The Laptops for Homeless and Vulnerable Initiative has been delivering help to refugees and asylum-seekers to help..
Credit: Pressat - Published on May 26, 2020

LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers are being excluded from crucial coronavirus relief packages offered by the South African government, multiple human rights..
Credit: PinkNews - Published on May 21, 2020

People will now have to present claims at Hungarian diplomatic missions
Credit: Independent - Published on May 21, 2020

Hungary has begun to scrap border transit zones where asylum seekers were held while authorities reviewed their applications after a European court ruling that..
Credit: Reuters - Published on May 21, 2020

Hungary will scrap border transit zones where asylum seekers were held while authorities reviewed their applications after a European court ruling that deemed..
Credit: Reuters - Published on May 21, 2020

Only two people have been granted refugee status since March mandate restricting entry during coronavirus pandemic
Credit: Independent - Published on May 19, 2020

Hungary will not accept a ruling by the European Union's top court that four asylum-seekers stuck in a transit zone on the Hungarian-Serbian border should be..
Credit: Reuters - Published on May 19, 2020

Tuesday 19 May, 2020MAY 19, 2020 - Recently, SocialBox.Biz was featured in the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration (APPG) report entitled..
Credit: Pressat - Published on May 19, 2020

The number of child asylum seekers in Kent has doubled in little more than a year, the council says.
Credit: BBC News - Published on May 17, 2020

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