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.

Guardian Christmas Appeal 2018

It's never been more important to stand up for the rights of people who migrate.



Reports & Briefings

Read the latest research & analysis about our immigration system and find out more about our policy proposals for a world in which people move.



Become a member

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


Immigration advisors with our training programmes

Latest news

Upcoming events

  • JCWI Summer Party

    Come join us on Thursday 16th August, to celebrate some of the successes we've all had in making the positive case for migration and migrants this year, to relax and regroup. Read more

  • JCWI AGM 2018: Ending the Hostile Environment

    We are delighted to be hosting a distinguished panel of experts for a discussion entitled 'Ending the Hostile Environment' on 13 December 2018. Book now! Read more

  • Families Together - Carols for a Cause

    Join us on 15 December to raise your voice and call for change to the rules that keep families apart at Christmas. Read more

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  • “It’s difficult to beat the smile on a person’s face when you have just secured their release from detention or their right to stay in the UK”

    Nicola Burgess, Legal Director

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