Immigration Stories

Stories by Sarah Daniels, told from the point of view of immigration officials working at a large airport, whose job it is to deal with asylum seekers.

Episodes

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01The Immigration Officer's Story20061120

When Bob spots a woman and child arriving off a plane from Pakistan, his suspicions are aroused and he pulls them over for questioning.

Bob....Robert Gwilym

Sandra....Kathryn Rogers

Colin....Paul Mohan

Directed by Sara Davies

02* The Advisor's Story20061121

Mary, a Young Person's Advisor at the airport, gets a call to come and interview a young Afghan girl recently arrived on a plane from Pakistan.

The woman travelling with her has claimed they are not related.

Mary....Alison Reid

Bob....Robert Gwilym

Sandra....Kathryn Rogers

Directed by Sara Davies

03* The Social Worker And The Interpreter's Story20061122

Teddy is a social worker, Laila an interpreter.

Their job is to ensure that the unaccompanied young Afghan girl who has just arrived on a plane from Pakistan is interviewed and taken to a temporary foster home while her case is investigated.

Teddy....Adam Levy

Laila....Badria Timimi

Directed by Sara Davies

04* The Hotel Managers' Story20061123

Sandra and Ron run the hotel near the airport where the recently arrived Afghan asylum seeker is given temporary accommodation.

Sandra's plans don't involve being there much longer.

Sandra....Katherine Rogers

Ron....Peter Ellis

Bob....Robert Gwilym

Directed by Sara Davies

05 LASTNot The End Of The Story20061124

There are some answers in the case of the Afghan asylum seeker, but the story will not end happily for everyone.

Bob....Robert Gwilym

Sandra....Kath Rogers

Ron....Peter Ellis

Mary....Alison Reid

Teddy....Adam Levy

Laila....Badria Timimi

Colin....Paul Mohan

Director Sara Davies