Who’s that walking at my door?

June 13, 2023

Join JRS today at 3pm and participate in the London Legal Walk!

Blog by Jemima Tanner, Grants Officer at Jesuit Refugee Service UK (JRS)

When I first started my role at JRS two months ago, I attended one of the immigration training sessions JRS UK offers for volunteers. The session outlined immigration law in the UK, the intricacies involved in applying for asylum, and the role frontline services play in helping individuals who are seeking sanctuary in the UK.
The complexity and the cruelty of the UK asylum system, when coupled with a lack of good quality legal advice, can leave individuals seeking asylum caught in a perpetual legal limbo. It is disheartening to know asylum seekers are often teetering between destitution and detention simply because they cannot access good quality specialist immigration advice and legal representation.
As part of my work at JRS UK, I am organising our participation in this year’s London Legal Walk to raise funds for the Legal Project. For 19 years, the London Legal Walk has brought together the legal community to support and fundraise to provide free frontline legal advice services. The asylum system has been hit hard by cuts to legal aid in the last few years, and, as the cost-of-living rises, the need is greater than ever.

To read the rest of this blog and find out how to get involved please click here

The Newman Lecture 2021 - Human Rights: A Moral Language for Our Times

November 26, 2021

Campion Hall warmly invites you to this year's Newman Lecture, given by Professor Linda Hogan

New men join the Society of Jesus

September 3, 2022

Two young Catholic men have completed their journey in the Novitiate and have made their First Vows.

Please help our refugee friends this Christmas!

November 22, 2022

This is the third year since Jesuit Refugee Service UK launched Refugee Gifts. Please get involved!

The latest issue of 'The Way' is out now!

April 17, 2023

The April 2023 issue, titled 'Labours of Love', includes articles by leading theologians