PRESS RELEASE//UPDATE: Police Scotland violently break blockade and separate mother and son

        Yesterday (Monday 21st March 2016), at around 20:30, Police Scotland violently broke up a peaceful blockade in solidarity with Beverley Vaanda Kanjii and her 14 year old son. Beverley and her son were awoken yesterday by a dawn raid, carried out by 4 immigration officers, 2 social workers and 2 cops from Read more about PRESS RELEASE//UPDATE: Police Scotland violently break blockade and separate mother and son[…]

Press Release: Detainee on Hunger Strike – Detained over 1 year with no prospect of removal

Abdulwahed Ofkir has been in the UK since he was a minor, now he is 25 years old. He claimed asylum in 2007 but has been detained three times and has spent a total of 34 months in immigration detention. He is currently held in Morton Hall IRC and has now been on hunger strike for Read more about Press Release: Detainee on Hunger Strike – Detained over 1 year with no prospect of removal[…]

Unity’s Response to Racist Cuts to Support for Asylum Seeking Families

From today, support rates for asylum seekers with children have been cut dramatically¹. A single parent with one child will now have just £10.55 to live on per day. The government have unjustifiably cut what were already pitiful, insufficient amounts. How can a parent feed themselves and a growing child 3 meals a day on Read more about Unity’s Response to Racist Cuts to Support for Asylum Seeking Families[…]