Stories of Immigration

by Leya Speasmaker and Laura Nino

This Holy Week, believers around the world set off on religious pilgrimages as a way to engage in prayer, sacrifice and reflection. Learn how they too are a way to engage immgirants in your community.

Posted: Mar. 27, 2018
by Laura Nino & Leya Speasmaker

Check out how St. Cecilia Parish in St. Louis, Missouri, kicks off their Lenten celebration – with an annual fish fry!

Posted: Feb. 27, 2018

Featured Resources & Analysis

The future of DACA remains uncertain and  it’s imperative to screen DACA recipients for other forms of immigration relief.  This practice advisory, written for legal service providers, reviews common forms of relief that may be available to current and former DACA holders.


Last updated: Apr. 19, 2018

The administration is expected to publish a proposed regulation soon that would radically alter the way USCIS officers screen applicants for lawful permanent residence for inadmissibility due to public charge. Rather than focusing on the petitioning sponsor’s income as reported on the affidavit of support, the agency would turn its attention to the adjustment of status applicant and any dependent family members.

Last updated: Apr. 19, 2018

Press Releases

SILVER SPRING, Maryland - The United States must continue to protect the nearly 9,000 Nepali people who face forced return to their struggling country, concludes a newly-released report, “Rebuilding from Rubble: Why TPS is needed for Nepal,” about the next federal review of whether to extend Temporary Protected Status for a vulnerable population.

Posted: Apr. 3, 2018

The Federal Register Notice in connection with the administration’s decision to terminate Deferred Enforced Departure, or DED, for Liberia with a twelve-month wind-down period was published on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Posted: Apr. 2, 2018