Social Work and Immigration Control Event in 2012

Following the April 2011 SWAN conference, a number of practitioners and activists have been involved in an ongoing dialogue around the questions of social work’s relationship with immigration control- and, in particular, how social workers can work alongside people subject to immigration control while avoiding collusion with the deeply racist and unjust practices and policies of the UK Border Agency.

This dialogue has led to a realisation that there is a need for a Day School on the subject of Social Work and Immigration Control, where participants can debate some of the issues and begin to formulate an anti-oppressive approach to social work practice with people whose immigration status is precarious.

The event is likely to happen at a venue in the West Midlands in early 2012.

If you are interested in taking part in the event, please contact Jolyon Jones ( or Dave Stamp

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