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Migrants Deserve Less Rhetoric and More Action

Protesters holding sign

By Talat Yaqoob Over the last week we have seen many from across our Parliaments take a knee and tweet messages of their commitment to tackling racism, with the backdrop of disproportionate Covid-19 deaths across the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, hostile environment policies and the ill-advised progression of...

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COVID-19 Policy and Migrants in Scotland

By Jen Ang It seems like both forever – and simultaneously no time at all – since Scotland went into lockdown. And though we may now be talking about taking the first tentative steps towards lifting restrictions, the longer the pandemic goes on, the clearer it seems that this is no great leveller.   At JustRight Scotland,...

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Our work and COVID-19

  JustRight Scotland is open and working hard to support our client groups across Scotland.  Indeed, for those we represent it is more important that ever that our service is available and accessible at this challenging time.  Following government guidance, we have suspended face-to-face appointments but, with thanks to our...

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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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