Tag Archives: Asylum Blog

Should Social Workers Be Part of the Immigration System and Border Control?

UNISON along with SASW and refugee support organisations are concerned at reports from England that social workers are being asked to share information on anyone who approaches them for help whose immigration status might be uncertain. A computerised programme called CONNECT is being widely deployed with the expectation that social work staff enter details which […]

Refugee and asylum blog launched

This page will feature occasional blogs to give news, advice and support to social work members on refugee and asylum issues. UNISON Scotland and Scottish Association of Social Work have launched a legal guide Refugee and Asylum in Scotland: Social work support a human right not an administrative burden to provide social workers with the […]

Refugee and Asylum Blog

UNISON Scotland and Scottish Association of Social Work have launched a legal guide Refugee and Asylum in Scotland: Social work support a human right not an administrative burden to provide social workers with the legal advice and information they need to ensureĀ  asylum seekers get services they are entitled to. It updates the ground-breaking first […]