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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.

Featured Resources & Analysis

On Aug. 16, the Department of Homeland Security terminated the Central American Minors Prole Program, which provided an alternative way for some young people to enter the U.S. lawfully.

Last updated: Sep. 29, 2017

Since the Trump administration rescinded DACA, several states, universities and non-profits have filed lawsuits challenging the rescission and termination. Here are the updates so far.

Last updated: Sep. 27, 2017

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has determined that adjustment of status applicants in the family preference categories may use Chart B, Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Visa Applications, of the Visa Bulletin for the month of October. 

Last updated: Sep. 26, 2017

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Stories of Immigration

by Frances Lawson

Take it from former CLINIC intern Frances Lawson, everyone needs to attend a naturalization ceremony! 

Posted: Sep. 24, 2017
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

Press Releases

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. is alarmed by a Justice Department proposal to impose quota-driven evaluations for immigration judges, threatening to undermine the impartiality and effectiveness of the immigration court system.

Posted: Oct. 13, 2017

The administration’s recently announced priorities, which threaten legitimate asylum seekers and place no value on families, fly in the face of American history, public opinion and, most importantly, human dignity.

Posted: Oct. 10, 2017