CLINIC works collaboratively with several organizations. Learn more about these organizations, their work and the collaborations.
A public education campagin created by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The campaign's primary objectives are:
- To educate the public about Church teaching on migration and immigrants;
- To create political will for positive immigration reform;
- To enact legislative and aministrative reforms based on the principles articulated by the bishops; and To organize Catholic networks to assist qualified immigrants obtain the benefits of the reforms.
The Detention Watch Network (DWN) is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to educate the public and policy makers about the U.S. immigration detention and deportation system and advocate for humane reform so that all who come to our shores receive fair and humane treatment.
DWN was founded in 1997 by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service in response to the rapid growth of the immigration detention system in the United States, as a result of the immigration laws passed by Congress in 1996.
Since its inception the network has transformed into a membership-based coalition which now includes over 80 religious, civil, immigrant and human rights organizations as well as many individual members.
CLINIC is a subsidiary of the USCCB. Learn more about the Bishop's conference, read bishops' statements and the work of Migration & Refugee Services.