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

In the consolidated cases NAACP v. Trump and Trustees of Princeton University v. United States, a federal court judge has ruled against the Administration, holding that its rescission of DACA was arbitrary and capricious. However, the court stayed its order to vacate the administration’s rescission memo for 90 days to give the administration the opportunity to further explain the reasoning behind its rescission of DACA.

Last updated: Apr. 25, 2018

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

Press Releases

SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Amid months of news about federal government actions against immigrants, a court ruling April 24 and an announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions the next day on a legal rights orientation program were welcomed by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Posted: Apr. 26, 2018

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