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British citizens would get an "NHS health card" allowing them free medical treatment under a Ukip plan that would block foreign nationals from free care. Non-Britons would require private medical insurance unless a post-Brexit UK had done a reciprocal deal with their government, the right-wing party pledged in a new…
Children from the former Calais jungle camp are set to be granted the right to remain in the UK. The Home Office has announced that more than 200 youngsters from the camp will be given a new status to allow continued access to study, work and the NHS until they…
Britain's treatment of immigrants means it is no better than human rights abusers, a former minister has warned. Labour's David Lammy said the country's moral authority is "in the gutter" as he criticised the Home Office for detaining and imprisoning thousands of people every year, adding survivors of torture and…
Dozens of school friends joined two teenager brothers to hand in an 85,000-signature petition to the Home Office to prevent their deportation to Pakistan. Somer Umeed Bakhsh, 15, and his brother Areeb, 13, have lived in Glasgow with their parents Maqsood and Parveen since their family fled Pakistan in 2012…
Jeremy Corbyn has called for an end to the privatisation of asylum and refugee accommodation as he met asylum seekers in Glasgow. The Labour leader met with a family fleeing religious persecution in Pakistan, a teenage girl fom Mauritius and a human trafficking victim from Vietnam to hear about their…
Charities have raised £28 million for Rohingya refugees stranded in Bangladesh within the first year of the most recent exodus. In 12 months, an already-substantial refugee settlement in southern Bangladesh has become home to 700,000 more Rohingya fleeing neighbouring Burma amid reports of extreme violence. The Kutupalong-Balukhali expansion site, informally…
A teenager who attempted to murder a Syrian refugee in a "frenzied" racially-aggravated attack has been locked up for more than eight years. Sean Gorman repeatedly stabbed Shabaz Ali, 25, in an argument about noise at an Edinburgh hostel in the early hours of May 3. A court heard that…
Immigration minister Caroline Nokes has agreed to allow Glasgow City Council to individually assess all asylum seekers embroiled in a lock change row. Ms Nokes (pictured) met council leader Susan Aitken to discuss the rolling lock change eviction process for those not given refugee status proposed by asylum seeker accommodation…
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has insisted the Home Office’s “cruel” immigration policy requires an “injection of humanity”. Mr Yousaf, who was promoted to the role in June, hit out as legal action to prevent the eviction of asylum seekers got under way. Housing and homeless charity Shelter Scotland is taking…
The Home Office's handling of more than 1,000 lone child refugees living in the Calais "Jungle" when it was dismantled has been branded a "shocking denial of children's rights". In a ruling on Tuesday, Court of Appeal judges said children who were refused entry to the UK from the makeshift…
UK ministers are being urged to provide "more generous" assistance for Syrian refugees in England after researchers found those who had been resettled in Scotland were better supported and happier. Experts from Glasgow University compared the treatment of Syrian refugees aged between 18 and 32 in the Lebanon, Greece and…
The UK should end the indefinite detention of immigrants, the UN refugee agency has urged. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has pledged to look at the issue and plans to review how time limits on the detention of immigrants work in other countries. The UNHCR's assistant high commissioner Volker Turk said…
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