LEGAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE

I am an immigrant poster campaign

Be part of the I am an Immigrant poster campaign. 

We have created a dedicated website for the campaign: http://www.iamanimmigrant.net/ and we are inviting people to make their own ‘I am an Immigrant’ posters.

 

Click the link here: http://www.iamanimmigrant.net/my-story and upload your photo and details and a poster will be generated for you. 

 

You can also sign up to be a Migrant Hero and be selected by the IOM as a Goodwill Ambassador. Full details on the website. 

 

Join us to humanise the immigration debate and to challenge the negative rhetoric. 

 

Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page and twitter for further updates.

Right To Rent Checks - Our Survey

The UK government is conducting a pilot scheme in the West Midlands asking landlords in the private sector to conduct immigration checks. These surveys are for all landlords, agents, tenants, sub-tenants and lodgers in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall who have entered into new tenancy agreements or sought lodgings from 1st December 2014.

 

For more information go to our the main Right To Rent Checks page under the Immigration Act section or go directly to the survey links below.

 

If you are a landlord or agent or both go to this survey: http://bit.do/LandlordAgentSurveyIf you are a tenant or lodger or both go to this survey: http://bit.do/TenantsLodgerSurvey

 

 

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About Us

JCWI is an independent national charity established in 1967. Since its inception it  has promoted justice and fairness in immigration, nationality and asylum law and policy. It provides direct legal advice and assistance to those who are affected by the unfairness of the UK’s immigration control. JCWI also actively lobbies and campaigns for changes in law and practice. The organisation's overarching objective is to ensure immigrants and refugees are treated fairly by promoting their human, economic and civil rights within an international human rights framework. Its mission is to eliminate discrimination in this sphere. JCWI has been instrumental in influencing debates on immigration and asylum issues in both the UK and at European level.

JCWI undertakes the following:

  • Legal Advice and Strategic Casework
  • Policy Work and Campaigning,
  • Legal Training for practitioners
  • Publications of guides, handbooks and other reference material
 
 

JCWI in the Spotlight

JCWI is frequently approached for comment or interviews about immigration policy and practice. We are usually happy to take these opportunities to participate in the national immigration debate. Here is a list of some of our more recent media appearances. 

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