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JCWI is an independent national charity established in 1967. We work to ensure justice and fairness in immigration, nationality and asylum law and policy and we provide direct legal advice and assistance to those affected by UK immigration control. Our objective is to ensure immigrants and refugees are treated fairly by promoting their human, economic, and civil rights within an international human rights framework. JCWI has been instrumental in influencing debates on immigration and asylum issues in both the UK and at European level.

JCWI undertakes:

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

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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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