Help us independently evaluate the scheme before the Government rolls it out nationally. See end of article for how to help.
It was unveiled in the Queen’s Speech yesterday that the Government intend to press ahead with a national roll out of the “Right to Rent” checks, making it compulsory for all private landlords in the UK to undertake immigration checks of new tenants. The speech also mentioned new proposals to be introduced to “make it easier to evict illegal immigrants”.
JCWI is extremely concerned that these statements contradict an earlier assurance that an evaluation of the pilot would take place before any decision for a national rollout.
The death of 700 African migrants in the latest loss of a ship crossing from Libya to Europe has exposed the appalling human cost of the 'Fortress Europe' immigration policy imposed by European Union and the British government.
Have you been affected by the Minimum Income Requirement?
Have your children been separated (or are they at risk of separation) from a parent as a result of the Family Migration Rules?
If so, we want to hear from you!
JCWI and Middlesex University are co-authors of a report commissioned by the Office of Children’s Commissioner (OCC) due to be published later this year. We are currently undertaking research exploring the impact of the Family Migration Rules on families with children, with a specific focus on the effect of the minimum income requirement.
UKIP divide over dangerous immigration policies writes JCWI CEO Habib Rahman
By announcing that he intends to drop net migration targets in favour of an “Australian Points Based System”, Nigel Farage shows his lack of understanding of the complexities of our immigration system in today’s globalised world.
Home Office accused of being “racist and homophobic” in Aderonke Apata asylum case.
Weeks before the General Election cross party parliamentarians agree immigration detention is expensive, ineffective and unjust.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Migration, have jointly published a report into the use of immigration detention in the United Kingdom.
Today’s final set of migration statistics released by the Office of National Statistics prior to the General Election prove once again that Cameron is unable to deliver on his promise to reduce net migration figures. This proves that his Government’s current immigration system is unworkable.
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