We believe in a fair and just immigration system

A fairer, more efficient and more humane immigration system, with laws based on sound evidence.

No migrant or refugee is made destitute, denied fundamental rights or forced to live in fear.

Greater access to justice and greater respect for human rights, human dignity and the rule of law.

The benefits of migration are celebrated and shared, with no community left behind.

Resisting the Hostile Environment - Your Toolkit

Resist + Persist: Your toolkit of information and resources to resist the Hostile Environment and put the power back in your hands.


Author: Ruth Stokes

Get up to speed with JCWI training courses

Whether you're new to immigration advice or an experienced practitioner, we have courses at all levels, to help you keep up with the ever changing immigration rules.


Author: Ruth Stokes

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Become a member of JCWI today and help us defend the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.



So far this year we have supported


Individuals and families with our legal services


Members of Parliament to speak up for the rights of all migrants

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Upcoming events

  • Advocacy and Strategy workshop

    To commemorate 10 years of the UK's Hostile Environment, JCWI is holding a series of workshops to support the fight against hostile immigration policies, and for a fairer society for us all Read more

  • A decade of resistance - Join us to mark 10 years of the Hostile Environment

    Join us on Sunday 19 June to mark 10 years of resistance to the Hostile Environment, and learn how we move forward in the fight for justice. Read more

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