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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 immigration legal programs.


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Ask the Experts

If you are a CLINIC affiliate, one of your best benefits is access to our expert team of attorneys. Use the Ask the Expert webform to contact a CLINIC attorney about questions on individual cases or other issues concerning immigration law practice or strategy. You must be logged in as an affiliate to access this form. 

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 Laura Nino-Berry

Immigrant Legal Center, an affiliate of the Justice For Our Neighbors network, joins the Rural Community Inclusion Partnership to over come barriers immigrants and the underrepresented face  in rural parts of Nebraska.

Posted: Jan. 29, 2019
by Paola Flores-Marquez and Leya Speasmaker

Many of the traditions that we typically associate with Christmas have their origins in other countries. Immigrants, eager to celebrate a familiar and important holiday in their new home, shared their customs with neighbors who adopted them and added their own. Here are a few examples of beloved Christmas traditions integration has given us.

Posted: Dec. 21, 2018

Featured Resources & Analysis

Beneficiaries and advocates are pushing back against the administration’s attempts to terminate Temporary Protected Status for multiple countries. Here is a look at the lawsuit currently filed.

Last updated: Feb. 14, 2019

The current 18-month grant of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for South Sudan will expire on May 2, 2019 unless extended by the secretary of Homeland Security. By statute, the DHS secretary must decide whether to extend and/or redesignate or terminate TPS for South Sudan by March 3, 2019.

Last updated: Feb. 7, 2019

Press Releases

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – CLINIC is calling on the administration to prioritize human lives above its baseless and immoral “Remain in Mexico Plan,” or the Migrant Protection Protocols.

Posted: Jan. 29, 2019

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., joined a class action lawsuit, as an organizational plaintiff on an amended complaint, on behalf of the more than 10,000 children currently being held by the Trump administration in detention centers across the country.

Posted: Jan. 23, 2019