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Media Appearances

JCWI spokespeople regularly comment in the print, broadcast and online media on immigration, refugee, asylum and political issues. For all media enquiries, quotes, comments and analysis  please contact our Communications Director (Maternity Cover), Denise Meredith, at denise.meredith@jcwi.org.uk or press@jcwi.org.uk or on 0207 553 7469 or 07930 531128.

Here are just a few highlights of our recent national media hits this month. For a full media report (2017/8) please get in touch. 

Media Highlights:

 

MAY

1st: Housing/Right to Rent https://thenegotiator.co.uk/james-brokenshire-housing/

2nd: Huffington Post: To Put His Stamp On The Home Office, Javid Can Start By Scrapping The ‘Hostile Environment’ Altogether https://guce.oath.com/collectConsent?brandType=eu&.done=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.huffingtonpost.co.uk%2Fentry%2Fsajid-javid_uk_5ae99272e4b06748dc8df789%3Fguccounter%3D1&sessionId=3_cc-session_12c60c9a-c65c-4c3b-9cce-4032a5d957cf&lang=en-gb&inline=false

3rd - Britain’s Windrush mess revives support for ID cards https://www.economist.com/britain/2018/05/03/britains-windrush-mess-revives-support-for-id-cards

7th – The National: ‘A cry for UK’s Windrush Migrants’  https://www.nation.co.ke/oped/opinion/A-cry-for-UK-s-Windrush-migrants/440808-4548348-108awn7/index.html

8th – The Citizen: ‘A cry at last for UK’s Windrush migrants’      http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/oped/A-cry-at-last-for-UK-s-Windrush-migrants/1840568-4550424-fh5qx0z/index.html

14th- politics.co.uk podcast on windrush scandal http://www.politics.co.uk/podcast/2018/05/14/the-politics-co-uk-podcast-the-windrush-scandal

Britain creates a more hostile environment for immigrants https://www.economist.com/open-future/2018/05/14/britain-creates-a-more-hostile-environment-for-immigrants

15th- The London Economic & FT: ‘Home Office tells couples it separated to maintain their marriage via Skype’

https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/home-office-tells-couples-it-separated-to-maintain-their-marriage-via-skype/15/05/

https://www.ft.com/content/38dfc2bc-575e-11e8-bdb7-f6677d2e1ce8

The Canary: ‘Another minister has given ‘misleading’ information. What the hell is going on at the Home Office?’ https://www.thecanary.co/uk/analysis/2018/05/15/another-minister-has-given-misleading-information-what-the-hell-is-going-on-at-the-home-office/

18th - Foreign students: Home Office axes 'unusable' survey http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-44153654

22nd – Free Movement‘New streamlined service” for in-country applications announced’ https://www.freemovement.org.uk/in-country-applications-sopra-steria/

24th – Chai in Guardian ‘Windrush citizenship applications to be fast-tracked and free’ https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/24/windrush-citizenship-applications-fast-tracked-free-home-office-internal-review-scandal

FT ‘Windrush hotline uncovers up to 5,000 migrants hit by scandal’ https://www.ft.com/content/b03adb96-5f54-11e8-9334-2218e7146b04

FT ‘Windrush scandal spreads to other Commonwealth countries’ https://www.ft.com/content/ddbdf02e-47c8-11e8-8ee8-cae73aab7ccb?accessToken=zwAAAWOrqDKIkdPdvfAuR8gR6NOO6MrnOqt8yw.MEYCIQDu1L_7t0MoSMZNbrEk-gtNv0ksaeyyrRYByttX79YYsAIhAP4vNlmFHd8WMGD7SJJg3qBKioGAvKI42uqrkP0YQKgt&sharetype=gift

25th: Daily Express -Scandal of the Skype families: New rules mean thousands of families are being forced apart’ https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/964897/Skype-family-apart-different-countries-home-office-visa

28th –  Channel 4: Simon Israel - Victim of hostile environment’ living in fear of deportation https://www.channel4.com/news/victim-of-the-hostile-environment-living-in-fear-of-deportation

 

 

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