Immigration law – National
Published 13/11/2019 by Claire Gilbert
The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, a charity that has fought hard to dismantle the government's 'hostile environment' policy, is asking immigration solicitors for help to map the UK's undocumented migrant population ahead of Brexit. JCWI said: 'For our campaign to really achieve the impact we'd like, we need a rock solid understanding of the undocumented population. No one knows better than immigration lawyers the complexity and narrowness of existing routes to documentation..."
Refugee Action’s most recent report focuses on how the legal aid cuts affect the accessibility of advice for individuals seeking assistance on immigration and asylum.
A new step-by-step guide has been produced by Namati and the Open Society Justice Initiative to help those struggling to document their citizenship or legal identity.