Campaigns & Research

MIN values the importance of creating a welcoming space by listening to direct concerns of the people.

Through this way, we participate and start campaigns to protect human rights of those who are navigating the asylum process. 

The following are various campaigns we are currently involved with to support and advocate for people seeking asylum and refuge.

We support participatory democracy and welcome research at MIN by creating a collaborative process.

Cross-Party Group on Migration

Maryhill Integration Network has been the secretariat for the Cross-Party Group on Migration at the Scottish Parliament
since 2021 …

End Hotel Detention

Working to create positive changes in our communities.
We are proud to be part of the Roof Coation asking to
end the use of hotels
and other forms of …

 Free Bus Pass

People seeking asylum are left to survive on a pitifully inadequate amount of £5.85 per day if in dispersal housing and £1.30 per day if in “ex-hotel” accommodation …

Our Grades Not Visas

People seeking asylum and migrant students struggle to access University due to their immigration status and due to a Scottish Government …

Right to Vote

By granting voting rights to all those who are lawfully resident in Scotland, and extending candidacy rights to those with indefinite leave to …

Right to Work

Together, we believe we can #LiftTheBan and ensure that people seeking safety in the UK have the right to work.
Lifting the ban would …

Mental Health and Wellbeing

People seeking asylum are known to experience high rates of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. This research highlights …

Faith leaders call for free bus travel

MIN welcomes the statement by the Senior faith leaders in urging the Scottish Government to enable people seeking asylum in Scotland to access free