Immigration

Reference code: 01-04-04-01-08

Date: 1965 - 1992

Level: Sub-Series

Arrangement: These records have been catalogued to the following structure:
01-04-04-01-08-01: Anti-deportation campaigns
01-04-04-01-08-02: Medical examinations at airports, including virginity testing.
01-04-04-01-08-03: Immigration to countries other than Britain
01-04-04-01-08-04: Refugees
01-04-04-01-08-05: Migrant workers
01-04-04-01-08-06: Department of Health and Social Services and health checks
01-04-04-01-08-07: Immigration law and internal controls
01-04-04-01-08-08: Deportation, detention and repatriation: copied extracts from Hansard
01-04-04-01-08-09: 1968 Immigration Act and East African Asians.
01-04-04-01-08-10: Immigration Bill, 1971: documents and newspaper cuttings.
01-04-04-01-08-11: East African Asians, 1972
01-04-04-01-08-12: 1971 Immigration Act
01-04-04-01-08-13: Return migration and repatriation
01-04-04-01-08-14: Newspaper cuttings: immigration law and policing
01-04-04-01-08-15: Newspaper cuttings: internal control and deportation
01-04-04-01-08-16: Newspaper cuttings: fiance/es and children
01-04-04-01-08-17: Newspaper cuttings: unsympathetic to immigration.
01-04-04-01-08-18: Newspaper cuttings: sympathetic to immigrant perspective.
01-04-04-01-08-19: Newspaper cuttings: migrants and refugees.
01-04-04-01-08-20: Newspaper cuttings: Hong Kong - British citizenship and refugees.
01-04-04-01-08-21: Newspaper cuttings: Refugee Forum and refugees.
01-04-04-01-08-22: Newspaper cuttings: immigration - general.
01-04-04-01-08-23: Newspaper cuttings: immigration.

Extent: 4 boxes

Scope: This material comprises documents from anti-deportation campaigns and original research files on aspects of British immigration law and its applications. The bulk of the material covers the 1970s and includes press releases, flyers, newsletters, posters, circular letters, pamphlets, speech transcripts, documents from the Home Office, pages of Hansard and newspaper cuttings.

When catalogued: May/June 2008

Accruals: None

Access: These records are available for consultation by prior arrangement, although records containing personal information may be subject to closure periods.

Finding Aid: All levels of data available on this system.

Cataloguer note: Catalogued by Rosie Wild of the Institute of Race Relations, as part of a Heritage Lottery Fund project.

Rules and conventions: In the catalogued sections, descriptions created under guidance of London Metropolitan Archives, following ISAD(G).

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