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In light of the 5th Circuit's ruling on November 9th, please check out the "Exploring the Future of Executive Action" panel that presented at the ILPC.

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The story of my American citizenship process was somewhat complicated but also full of hope.

Becoming a U.S. citizen was not part of my dreams in my younger years. All I desired was to be a sister, so I could get closer to God and his people.

Nov 18, 2015
by Sister Melanie Grace D. Illana, MSCS

Working at CLINIC’s national office sometimes gives me the impression I am in the engine room of a great ocean liner. My coworkers are alongside me in the boiler room. The “crew” is our affiliate staff in 275 agencies with 1,800-plus immigration counselors. The “passengers” are immigrants they serve. We are traversing the globe. The forecast...

Nov 11, 2015
by Jeff Chenoweth

Listen to an interview with CLINIC staff attorney Michelle Mendez about a new resource for educators for working with undocumented students.

Nov 10, 2015


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On November 23, 2015 CLINIC submitted comments to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regarding its proposed guidance interpreting the term “extreme hardship” as it is applied to certain waiver of inadmissibility applications. CLINIC’s comprehensive comments and suggestions focused on several key areas previously discussed in...
Nov 23, 2015
The USCIS circulated draft guidance on October 7th interpreting the term “extreme hardship” and explaining how it should be applied to waiver applications.
Oct 22, 2015