This doesn't look good:
An official investigation has been launched after two immigration
service staff working with asylum-seekers were found to have links to
the British National Party, The Independent has learnt.
guard employed to look after asylum-seekers at a detention centre has
been forced to resign after his name was found on a membership list of
the BNP. Another man has been suspended while his employer investigates
alleged links to the same far-right organisation.
raise serious concerns about racism within the immigration system,
where membership of extreme political groups has long been suspected.
Over the past two years The Independent has helped reveal
nearly 300 allegations of brutality, including 38 claims of racism,
made by asylum-seekers about private security and immigration staff.
Some of the allegations included abusive and racist language, in which
refugees fleeing persecution were referred to as "monkeys" or told to
"go back to their own countries".
The only two services where membership of the BNP can be grounds for dismissal are the police force and the Prison Service.
From the Independent.