Center for Citizenship and Immigrant Communities
A fact sheet created by Mosaica: The Center for Nonprofit Development & Pluralism in partnership with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. under a project funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, “Technical Assistance to Promote Refugee Citizenship & Civic Participation. Based on information shared by the U.S. Census Bureau in a webinar held on February 23, 2009.
This manual describes best practices used by many of the country's most experienced nonprofit immigration programs and managers.
While staff is the heart of an immigration program, several other resources are required to keep a program functioning. These include: physical space, computers, software, law library materials, and malpractice insurance. In this second of a seven-part webinar series on immigration program management, the presenter will discuss the different resources needed to support a immigration legal services program.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) and
Catholic Charities, Immigration Services of Nashville
April 7-8, 2009
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Day One
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Day Two
Washington, D.C.: The business sector and the U.S. economy has benefited greatly from legal immigrant workers. In 2005, the foreign-born population accounted for nearly 15% of the total U.S. civilian workforce. However, many immigrant workers arrive in the United States with limited knowledge of English.
The Legal Advocate's Perspective: Board of Immigration Appeals Recognition and Accreditation and Immigration Services for Battered Immigrants (For OVW Grantees only)
Please note that this training is for OVW grantees only.
The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
May 5-6, 2009
8:30 a.m. (for registration) - 5:00 p.m., Day One
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Day Two
By JEAN ORTIZ Associated Press Writer
6:13 AM EST, February 12, 2009
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) As federal agents step up immigration enforcement efforts nationwide, Shelley Schrader isn't wondering if another major immigration raid will happen nearby - but when.
Omaha (KPTM) - Federal agents are stepping up immigration enforcement efforts across the country. It mean more large scale immigration raids.
One group is working to step up its efforts to help communities like ours get ready for the consequences of these raids.
A 2006 immigration raid.
Six meatpacking plants targeted including Grand Island's Swift plant.
More than 12-hundred people were detained.
How do you create support to expand your charitable immigration program? How do you help your agency director and board of directors better understand the need for charitable legal immigration services? How do you become a catalyst for legalization planning before a bill passes?