Letter

This is our client Titi's very moving poem, describing the experience of receiving a letter from the Home Office with news of her fate - would her asylum claim be accepted or not? Despite being recognised as a victim of trafficking, it took Titi and her solicitor at JCWI, Nicola Burgess, three attempts before she was granted asylum. Read more

A look back at our event, How do we beat the hostile environment?

A day of talks and workshops to launch our manifesto, People Move, and plan the actions we can take fight for a fairer immigration system. Read more

At last! Common sense changes to visas for international students

We are pleased that the government has finally reversed rule changes made to post-study work visas, and will now allow international students the chance to work, study and make choices about their future after graduating from British universities. We'd like to see this common sense applied in other areas of the immigration system. Read more

'I’ve got no one else' - Mark and Ngamngon's story

The Home Office almost deported Ngamngon, despite her being the sole carer for her seriously ill husband Mark Read more

Why we oppose Heathrow Airport Expansion

Ensuring migrants' rights is central to tackling the climate crisis. We are strongly opposed to plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport, which include proposals for a huge new detention centre. Read more

EU Settlement Scheme needs urgent reform

Government statistics released this week show more and more EU nationals being forced to wait for decisions on their Settled Status applications, and being granted the temporary Pre-Settled Status, not Settled Status. The scheme needs urgent reform to avoid becoming another 'Windrush' scandal. Read more

Call for evidence - intervention in the case of The Secretary of State for the Home Department v K (a Child)

We are calling for evidence for an intervention before the Court of Appeal, in a matter relating to migrants’ rights, particularly children and nationality. Read more

We are looking for a new Chair of Trustees

We are seeking an experienced leader to steer the organisation through an exciting period of growth, impact and organisational development. Read more

Summer Party raises over £1,500 to fight for migrants’ rights

A huge thank you to everyone who came to our Summer Party on Wednesday 10 July. Read more

The BBC asks ‘Who should get to stay in the UK?’

Catch us in the new BBC series, making the case for a fair and humane immigration system. Read more

Right to Rent open letter

Over 80 organisations have written to MPs, calling on them to scrap the Hostile Environment, and the unlawful Right to Rent checks Read more

Windrush Justice Fund

We're excited to launch the Windrush Justice Fund, in partnership with the Mayor of London. Read more

JCWI exposes DNA Scandal

JCWI's legal and campaigns team expose yet another Home Office scandal, forcing the Home Secretary to apologise to victims. Read more

Brexit: JCWI to challenge government's broken promises in court

Under new immigration rules that came into effect in August, the government has broken its promise to guarantee the rights of European nationals currently living in the UK. Read more

Fighting the Hostile Environment: JCWI granted permission to challenge the right to rent scheme

JCWI has been granted permission to challenge the legality of the government's hostile environment policy on the right to rent in the High Court. Read more