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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 legal immigration programs.

The Story of Us Documentary

CLINIC affiliates in Salt Lake City were featured in a documentary made for The Visionaries, an award-winning PBS-TV series.

The documentary, entitled The Story of Us, can play an important role in being a positive voice on immigration, which is so vital these days.

Watch the preview clip or request a full viewing.

Latest News and Blog Posts

by Paola Marquez

From new partnerships with law enforcement to increased parish engagement, CLINIC Fellow Matthew Young and the Migrant Support Center have a unique strategy for assisting immigrants in Jackson, Mississippi.

Posted: Sep. 22, 2017
Filed under: CLINIC Blogs

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network is shocked by the administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and send TPS holders back to the beleaguered country next year.

Posted: Sep. 20, 2017
Filed under: Press Releases

Featured Resources

Do you have clients with Temporary Protected Status who reside in the jurisdiction of either the Sixth or Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals? These frequently asked questions explain how current USCIS policy permits individuals who entered the United States without inspection, but subsequently received TPS, adjust to lawful permanent resident status.  

Last updated: Sep. 22, 2017

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and Church World Service delivered a letter signed by nearly 700 American faith leaders and organizations calling on the administration to continue to use Temporary Protected Status as Congress intended.

Last updated: Sep. 20, 2017

USCCB, Catholic Charities USA and CLINIC have joined as Amici Curiae, or friends of the court, in the International Refugee Assistance Project, et al. v. Trump case challenging the constitutionality of Executive Order No. 13780. This case has been consolidated with Trump v. Hawaii and are collectively, commonly referred to as the “travel ban” litigation. The brief asks the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the Executive Order as a violation of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. Arguments before the Supreme Court are set for Oct. 10, 2017.

Last updated: Sep. 19, 2017

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Catholic Charities USA and the USCCB’s Migration and Refugee Services joined to urge DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to extend the Oct. 5, 2017 deadline set by the administration for certain renewals.

Last updated: Sep. 15, 2017

Last updated 9/7/2017

The Trump administration announced Sept. 5, 2017 that it is ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. DACA provides temporary protection from deportation and work authorization for certain young people who were brought to the U.S. as children.

Last updated: Sep. 7, 2017

This tool will help immigrant legal service providers and community-based organizations plan to effectively and efficiently respond to DACA termination.

Download the Plan

Last updated: Sep. 7, 2017