Suicide Attempt Due to Brutality of Home Office’s Asylum System

Unity is sorry to announce that a friend seeking asylum today tried to take his own life. He went to the Home Office building in Glasgow on Brand Street, where he took an overdose of pills. Today, he could not stand the pain of being subject to the Home Office’s dehumanising asylum system. Our friend is Read more about Suicide Attempt Due to Brutality of Home Office’s Asylum System[…]

Note to all ASPEN card users !

  Asylum seekers on Section 95 support have recently received ASPEN cards. Instead of going to collect cash at the Post Office, support now goes directly onto the ASPEN card which can be used as a debit card – at ATMs and in shops.   Benefits for the Home Office include: enabling wider dispersal as applicants Read more about Note to all ASPEN card users ![…]

More updates from Mabel, activist detained in Yarlswood IRC

NO MATTER WHAT EVER HAPPENS , WE WILL KEEP STAND TOGETHER AND FIGHT OUR STRUGGLES AND SUFFERING IN YARL’SWOOD, WE WON’T KEEP QUIET OR SHUT UP BUT SPEAK OUT ABOUT THE MISTREATMENT IN YARL’S WOOD, THIS DETENTION GETS WORSE DAY BY DAY AND NOBODY LISTENS TO US ANYMORE , THIS IS UNFAIR UNJUST TREATMENT TOWARDS Read more about More updates from Mabel, activist detained in Yarlswood IRC[…]

Glasgow resident at risk of FGM – help stop this forced removal!

A friend of Unity’s was detained in Glasgow on Friday and is being held in Dungavel, set to be removed to Cameroon TOMORROW (29th March 2017). Tabi has been in the UK since 2014. She has been detained before in Yarls Wood Detention Centre, along with Dungavel – one of the UK’s 13 Immigration removal Read more about Glasgow resident at risk of FGM – help stop this forced removal![…]

Briefing on phoning an airline to protest a forced removal

The Unity Centre supports many people in immigration detention, in many diverse situations. The Immigration Detention system is supposed to be like a holding system for people who will “imminently” be removed or deported. In theory, this means that people should only enter the detention system if their case is completely exhausted and the Home Read more about Briefing on phoning an airline to protest a forced removal[…]

Resisting detainees attacked in Brook House

Update on situation in Brook House: those the Home Office hopes to remove on tonight’s charter have been moved to the same wing, including those with pending claims still being decided. The wing is freezing cold and had fewer facilities and detainees have no contact with each other. People have been shuttled there to make Read more about Resisting detainees attacked in Brook House[…]