"The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is one of the Church's best kept secrets. It plays an indispensable role in the Catholic Church's ministry to newcomers in the United States. We have been accurately called a church of immigrants in a nation of immigrants. With record numbers of newcomers in our pews and in our nation, this is as true now as it has ever been.CLINIC's work has never been more important to the Church and to our nation's newest members."
His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarrick
"CLINIC is a respected policy voice and agent for change on the national level, because of its effectiveness on the ground in representing immigrants and supporting grass-roots immigration programs."
Doris Meissner, former INS Commissioner, Senior Fellow, Migration Policy Institute.
Every year, CLINIC affiliates help over 600,000 immigrants in need of legal services. Your contribution is important to the organization, but even more to the newcomers who rely on CLINIC's network to help them through some of the most difficult times of their lives. Your gift to CLINIC helps:
- Reunite immigrant families
- Gain protection for those who fear persecution in their native lands
- Lawful permanent residents to become U.S. citizens
- Improve the quality of immigration services available to low-income and vulnerable immigrants
- Secure free legal representation for immigrant children released from detention
- Start or expand immigration programs in remote and rural areas
Ways to Give
Help CLINIC fulfill its mission to expand the availability of legal immigration services. Through your donations, CLINIC and its network of nonprofit immigration programs is able to help immigrant families reunite and provide vulnerable and low-income immigrants with vital legal services.
Make a Donation Online
Donating to CLINIC is easy. Through CLINIC's secure website, you can choose the giving option that is most convenient. Make a one-time donation or set up a recurring gift.
Send Your Donation by Mail
You can send your contribution by check or money order to CLINIC at the address below:
415 Michigan Ave. NE
ATTN: Resource Development
Washington DC 20017
The most efficient method for donors and their stockbrokers to transfer gifts to CLINIC's fund is by direct transfer of the stock to CLINIC's investment account held at Merrill Lynch. Merrill Lynch is a member of a national clearinghouse (DTC), which allows for direct transfer of stock between brokers.
The donor or his/her broker must advise Merrill Lynch, in advance, that a transfer is being made so that authorizations will be in place for its acceptance. Please contact Mike Kirvan, the representative for CLINIC, by phone at 202-659-7349 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Donor Name and Address
- Broker Name, DTC Number, and Phone NumberGift details (X number of shares of X stock)
- Cusip and/or Ticker (if known)
- Date of Transfer
The CLINIC’s delivery information is:
- DTC Account Name: Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
- DTC Participant Number: 749-07W24
- DTC Agent Number: 5198
Please copy Emilynda Clomera at email@example.com on any communication with Merrill Lynch. She can also be reached at 202-635-5818 if you have questions.
CLINIC participates in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). If you would like your donation alloted through these campaigns, the following are our designation numbers:
CFC - #10443.
City University of New York campaign (CUNY)- Code 1648
City of Boston Employees Charitable Campaign (COBECC)- Code 1506
California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC)-Code 871
New York State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA)- Code 999 – 00091
Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign- Code 7836
North Carolina State Employees’ Combined Campaign- Code 4026
Connecticut State Employees Campaign (CSEC)- Code 8920
Help start or support a new immigration program
Founded in memory of board member and immigrant advocate, the Lily Gutierrez Memorial Fund provides legal training scholarships to immigration program staff to expand legal services to low-income and vulnerable immigrants. Your donation ensures that immigrants receive access to immigration legal services that would not otherwise be available.
Federal law requires non-profit organizations to disclose applicable forms (including 1023, 990 and 990-EZ), 990-T, and 527 when requests are made in person or in writing. Federal law also requires that a tax exempt organization make its annual returns available for public inspection without charge at the organization’s headquarters or financial offices during regular business hours.
CLINIC makes copies of its 990 available to the public through its website. If you would like to request a hardcopy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to CLINIC, ATTN: Accounting, 415 Michigan Ave. NE, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20017.
In person requests, as reasonably able, will be fulfilled on the same day or the next business day. Requests made by mail will be fulfilled within 30 days of receipt of payment. Please call the CLINIC office (202-635-2649) for postage and copy costs.