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Asylum seekers in Scotland living in sub-standard accommodation – report

Asylum seekers in Scotland are housed in sub-standard accommodation, putting their physical and mental wellbeing at risk, a new report by Scottish Refugee Council has revealed.

Asylum support rates will push people further into poverty, says Refugee Council

Refugee Council has criticised the government’s decision to leave unchanged the levels of cash support paid to asylum seekers.

British Red Cross calls for abolition of Azure payment card for asylum seekers

Asylum seekers who live off the Azure payment card often struggle to meet their basic needs, a new report by the British Red Cross has revealed.

Sign petition asking Theresa May to end unlawful freeze on asylum support rates

Refugee Action has launched an online petition asking Home Secretary Theresa May to end the unlawful freeze on asylum support rates.

High Court: Detained Fast Track leads to “unacceptable risk of unfairness”

A series of failings in the Detained Fast Track lead to an “unacceptable risk of unfairness”, the high court has ruled.