Facing a hostile environment: the impact of the Immigration Act 2014 and the Immigration Bill 2015-2016

  • 15/02/2016

Don’t miss this useful and interesting course organised by Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

Date: 10 March 2016 – 2:45pm to 6pm
Venue: Kenworthy’s Chambers – Central Manchester
CPD: 3
Trainer: Edward Mynott
Cost: £90+vat (JCWI members); £200+vat (Non-members)

This course will offer an overview and update of the changes brought by the Immigration Act 2014 and planned by the Immigration Bill 2015-2016, and an opportunity for discussion amongst practitioners and third sector workers offering advice to migrants.

Pre-requisites as to knowledge and experience – none to nominal

The course will consider:

  • Appeals in the Tribunals
  • Article 8 ECHR
  • The Immigration Health Charge
  • Bail
  • Right to rent
  • Access to services
  • Asylum support
  • Illegal working


The course objective is to allow participants to develop a better understanding of the current legislation and the impending Immigration Bill 2015 and their practical implications for migrants and citizens in the UK.

For more information email [email protected] to book a place please click here.

Please note this event is organised and administrated by the JCWI.

About JCWI

JCWI is an independent national charity established in 1967. We work to ensure justice and fairness in immigration, nationality and asylum law and policy and we provide direct legal advice and assistance to those affected by UK immigration control. Our objective is to ensure immigrants and refugees are treated fairly by promoting their human, economic, and civil rights within an international human rights framework. JCWI has been instrumental in influencing debates on immigration and asylum issues in both the UK and at European level. Since 1981, JCWI has provided high quality training in the field of immigration, refugee and nationality law and practice to advisers and practitioners in the voluntary and statutory sectors as well as in private practice.

JCWI undertakes:

  • Legal Advice and Strategic Casework
  • Policy Work and Campaigning
  • Legal Training for practitioners
  • Publications of guides, handbooks and other reference material