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Migrant Young People and SAAS

Thanks to our JustRight intern, Niamh Grahame, for writing this blog. Starting university can be a stressful time for any young person. This stress is often amplified for migrant young people in Scotland. Contrary to popular belief, migrants (including asylum seekers) are not barred from accessing UK universities. The key...

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Part 2: Top Tips for Age Assessment

This is part 2 of our blog series on age assessment, written by our JustRight intern Niamh Grahame. To read part 1, click here. As we covered in part 1, there is no single reliable method for carrying out an age assessment, making it a complicated and controversial process.  Across...

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Part 1: What on earth is age assessment?

This is the first in a 2 part blog on age assessments of unaccompanied asylum seeking children. At the Scottish Refugee & Migrant Centre our lawyers are specialists in age assessments. If you don’t work with unaccompanied asylum seeking or trafficked children, you would be entitled to wonder what on...

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Insight: a JustRight Intern

We recently partnered up with the University of Glasgow’s Employability Programme to welcome a group of interns into our JustRight Scotland team.  Lily Braunholtz joined us in December 2018 on a placement funded by the excellent Santander Universities UK.  Here’s what she had to say about it! How did you...

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Deal or No Deal?  What EU Citizens in Scotland can do now to prepare for Brexit

Challenges for EU Citizens in Scotland: How to Prepare for Brexit? Faced with the continuing uncertainty around the Brexit settlement and the status of the Draft Withdrawal Agreement, our JustRight Scotland solicitors have delivered a number of free legal information sessions on the future rights of EU citizens in Scotland,...

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