I am an immigrant poster campaign
Following our successful fundraising campaign, we would like to invite you to our official unveiling of the posters giving you the exclusive opportunity to see them first.
With many wonderful speakers from all walks of life, from poets and comedians to the actual participant 'faces' of the posters this event is set to change the tone of the immigration debate.
We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Migrant Voice, who will be distributing the pre election edition of their newspaper.
Please come and join us to celebrate the success of the campaign and to celebrate migrants.
Speakers and performers confirmed:
Wendy Dirk - face of the poster campaign and lecturer in Dentistry
Itayi Viriri - International Migrants Organization|
Orlando da Hill - teacher
Narin Patel - CEO Primesight
Nazek Ramadan - Migrant Voice Director
Comedian - Prince Abdi
More to be announced soon...With drinks reception and food from our communities.
Posters and flyers will be available for you to take back to your areas.
Supported by International Organisation of Migrants, TUC, NUT, Unite the Union, Migrant Voice and many others.
We also be launching the digital campaign on the same day. It is not too late to take part. If you want us to create a poster for you prior to the launch, send us your photograph and a short sentence outlining your contribution. Please write to MAX@JCWI.org.uk
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.
- 14 April 2015 , London
- 21 April 2015 , London
- 24 April 2015 , London
- 29 April 2015 , London
- 30 April 2015 , London
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.