Autor/en: Steve Cohen
31. Januar 2001 - kartoniert - 352 Seiten
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In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies.
PART ONE: ISSUES OF THEORY, POLITICS, PRACTICE AND LAW. 1. The basic issues. 2. A brief political history. 3. An outline of current immigration control. 4. Basic good practice for welfare professionals and legal advisors. PART TWO: IMMIGRATION CONTROL AND THE FAMILY. 5. Dividing families: spouses. 6. Dividing families: children, parents and other relatives. 7. Beyond the family: the gay, lesbian, unmarried, celibate, promiscuous and single. 8. Asylum: age, gender and sexuality. 9. Deportation and removal: tactics and report writing. 10. Deportation and removal: A critique of the concept of compassionate grounds. 11. Immigration law versus child protection law. PART THREE: THE WELFARE STATE. 12. Benefits and immigration status. 13. Housing services and immigration status. 14. Education services and immigration status. 15. Social services, community care and immigration status. 16. Medical services and immigration status. 17. Further health issues for medical workers and others. 18. Probation and immigration status: double punishment. PART FOUR - RESOLVING THE POLITICAL AND PRACTICE ISSUES. 19. Professional practice and campaigning. 20. Good practice, welfare agencies and non-compliance. 21. Conclusion: fair controls or no controls? Appendix: Useful addresses. Index.
Steve Cohen was an immigration lawyer for over 25 years and was Co-ordinator of the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit. He studied law at Oxford and Birmingham and practised as a barrister. The author of many academic, professional and political articles, he was actively involved in campaigns against deportation and denial of entry.
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