JCWIJoint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants
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The judge said the evidence he heard from sources including the JCWI, Shelter and Crisis "strongly showed" that landlords discriminate against potential tenants because of the scheme.
Our advocacy also won backing from the Rt Hon David Lammy, MP; Gary Younge; Satbir Singh; Dr Omar Khan; and key agencies like the Runnymede Trust; the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Race and Community; the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI), the leading UK charity campaigning for justice in immigration, nationality, and refugee law and policy; Praxis Community Projects, which works with vulnerable migrants; parliamentarians, specifically the APPGs on the Caribbean, Commonwealth, Human Rights, Migration, Race, and Community, Social Integration, and Visas and Immigration.
"To refer to desperate human beings as a 'swarm' is demeaning and ignites the flames of xenophobia," said the JCWI in a statement.
Kashif Majeed, principal at London-based legal firm Aston Brooke, which represented the interests of ECCA, said: "We are very happy for our client and JCWI."
Richard Drabble QC, representing the JCWI, argued at the High Court in London that the Home Secretary acted outside her powers when she introduced changes to the immigration rules in the summer.
JCWI chief executive Habib Rahman said: "Barring up to half a million irregular migrants in the UK from access to rights and services is not a realistic or humane response to irregular migration to this country.
Former JCWI director Claude Moraes, now a Labour MEP, dismissed the idea as 'insulting'.
We can now return to the JCWI case, and the questions which it raises.
[7] R v Secretary of State for Social Services ex parte JCWI and B (1997] Admin Law Reports, 1.
The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) estimates that about 15,000 overseas doctors will be stranded in the UK with few employment prospects as a result of the change.
Mr Clarke's five-year strategy will 'inevitably fail' in its aim of making migration work for Britain, said the JCWI report, entitled Recognise Rights, Realise Benefits.
His remarks were immediately seized on by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) which said it was ``utterly shocked'' by Mr Howard's plans.