Who We Are

Embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs.


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Fact sheets, how to help and other resources on family separation

The administration’s recent policy of separating children from their parents at the border has a wide range of repercussions. Meanwhile, due to deportations and enforcement actions, family separations also occur on a regular basis across the country, far away from the border. We've compiled resources including suggestions for how people can help and facts about the situation.

Stories of Immigration

by LaRia Land and Kevin Nah

What does it mean to be a citizen? Different people would say different things, but no matter our background, every person has special talents to contribute to building our country. It is easy to understand why immigrants take citizenship very seriously. Many spend decades pursuing their dreams of providing a better life for their loved ones and becoming a U.S. citizen.

Posted: Sep. 18, 2018
by Benjamin Brokaw

As one of the few organizations that focuses solely on naturalization work, Citizenship Project of Las Vegas, Nevada, is helping immigrants reach a pivotal milestone in their integration journey.

Posted: Sep. 17, 2018

Featured Resources & Analysis

CLINIC is among the thousands of organizations and individuals that submitted comments in response to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled “Apprehension, Processing, Care, and Custody of Alien Minors and Unaccompanied Alien Children.”

Last updated: Nov. 6, 2018

Are you considering sponsoring a child out of federal immigration custody? This fact sheet gives some information about the risks of this process and where to find more resources.

Last updated: Nov. 5, 2018

Press Releases

SILVER SPRING, Maryland—­­Today’s presidential proclamation coupled with the publication of an interim final rule will make it more difficult for those fleeing violence and other harm to seek asylum in the United States. 

Posted: Nov. 9, 2018

SILVER SPRING, Maryland—­­CLINIC and our network of 330 nonprofit immigration legal services providers stand ready to protect the legally guaranteed right to asylum, including for any person who seeks it at our borders or other ports of entry.

Posted: Nov. 1, 2018