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Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

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ISBN13: 9781853027239
ISBN: 1853027235
Published: January 2001
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format: Paperback
Price: £17.95

For social and welfare workers, the complexities of immigration law may at first appear daunting. In this book Steve Cohen examines the law as it applies to the family and welfare, giving pointers for good practice.

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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.