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Media Appearances

JCWI spokespeople regularly comment in the print, broadcast and online media on immigration, refugee, asylum and political issues. For all media enquiries, quotes, comments and analysis  please contact our Communications Director (Maternity Cover), Denise Meredith, at denise.meredith@jcwi.org.uk or press@jcwi.org.uk or on 0207 553 7469 or 07930 531128.

Here are just a few highlights of our recent national media hits this month. For a full media report (2017/8) please get in touch. 

Media Highlights:

 

April

JCWI has been front page and on all major news bulletins during the #WindrushScandal. Here are some highlights: 

Satbir Singh on C4 News: https://www.channel4.com/news/immigration-minister-apologises-for-terri…

17th April

Chai  Patl quoted - http://subscriber.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/04/16/amber-rudd-apologises-appalling-treatment-windrush-generation/

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6068344/windrush-kids-lives-ruined-government/

JCWI quoted: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5622997/Amber-Rudd-faces-call-quit.html

JCWI quoted : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5624543/Reggae-Reggae-sauce-millionaire-Levi-Roots-slams-scandalous-Rudd-Windrush-row.html

http://www.latestcommentary.com/windrush-scandal-forces-uk-government-into-u-turn/#.WtXGJ0mWyUk

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/04/16/europe/uk-windrush-generation-intl/index.html

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tories-still-no-idea-any-12376669

 

JCWI client Michael Braithwaite on C4 News who has been given leave to remain  but still faces threats of deportation from the Home Office- find out why this is happening to British citizens by watching this report by Simon Israel https://www.channel4.com/news/grandfather-resident-in-uk-since-1961-thr….

Major feature in weekend Guardian magazine on the families divided by UK Government's  immigration system and our campaign #BringThemHome: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/apr/14/couldnt-hold-newbo…

 

 

March:

Satbir Singh quoted in The Guardian on hostile environment. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/05/immigrant-home-office-b…

25th March: Satbir Singh and our client "John" on flagship BBC programme talking about  human impact of NHS charging https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09w7p5x/sunday-politics-london-2…

Feb:

2nd Feb Chai Patel, JCWI's Legal Policy Director  on Right to Rent in leading political blog Politics.Co.Uk 

http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2018/02/01/home-office-faces-legal-chall…

6th Feb Satbir Singh on mental health and immigration  in The National  here: http://www.thenational.scot/news/15921407.Families____riddled_with_anxi…

6th Feb Satbir Singh on NHS charges and migrants in Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5353649/Government-plan-dou…

8th Feb Chai Patel in The National on Scottish immigration paper http://www.thenational.scot/news/15961121._Overwhelmingly_strong__case_…

16th Feb – quote from Satbir Singh in Buzzfeed on visa hikes

 https://www.buzzfeed.com/emilydugan/this-family-say-theyll-have-to-live-4500-miles-apart?utm_term=.ybzNK2a7D#.tr3z3wVrg

22nd Feb - Enny Choudhury and senior care workers case/hostile environment on https://www.channel4.com/news/sharp-drop-in-eu-net-migration

Jan 2018:

Jan 12th  on banks and immigration checks in The Times, Daily Mail, Sky News,The Yorkshire Post and The Guardian :

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/12/home-office-banks-check-immigration-status-of-current-account-holders

Jan 18 Our CEO, Satbir Singh in Vice Magazine on the hostile environment  https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/zmq85e/is-this-the-end-of-britains-obsession-with-immigration

Jan 25th - Satbir Singh on C4News on the hostile environment https://www.channel4.com/news/grandfather-of-seven-fears-deportation-af…

Jan 31st - Chai Patel with hard hitting quote in The Guardian on low skilled migrant report. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/31/eu-migrant-visas-should…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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