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.

Diapers in Detention Campaign

We want to end family detention. Families belong together.

To let ICE know what people think about family detention, we’ve arranged ways for people like you to participate across the country.

Be sure to tweet your participation using #DiapersInDetention.

Latest News and Blog

Yesterday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson directed the Homeland Security Advisory Council to evaluate whether DHS should stop contracting with private prisons for its immigrant detention facilities.

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Dianne Kaiyoorawongs

When talking to Lauren Armbrester, our CLINIC Fellow with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, it’s obvious she is passionate about working with immigrants in her community. As a newly accredited BIA representative, she doesn’t view this as just a job, but as a way to live her spirituality.

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Featured Resources

This past July, officials from the Vermont Service Center (VSC) were panelists during CLINIC’s two-day family-based immigration conference in Manchester, New Hampshire. Following the conference, some participants also toured the National Visa Center (NVC) in Portsmouth and attended a Q/A session. 

Recently, USCIS announced certain Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) cases filed between February 14, 2016 and May 14, 2016 have been delayed due to technical issues.