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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.


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Fact sheets, how to help and other resources on family separation

The administration’s recent policy of separating children from their parents at the border has a wide range of repercussions. Meanwhile, due to deportations and enforcement actions, family separations also occur on a regular basis across the country, far away from the border. We've compiled resources including suggestions for how people can help and facts about the situation.

Stories of Immigration

by Benjamin Brokaw

As one of the few organizations that focuses solely on naturalization work, Citizenship Project of Las Vegas, Nevada, is helping immigrants reach a pivotal milestone in their integration journey.

Posted: Sep. 17, 2018
by LaRia Land

Congrats to Theresa ‘Terry’ Tiberi, office manager for the Immigration Assistance Program at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, on her retirement! After 21 years with the organization, she is leaving an indelible legacy.­

Posted: Aug. 24, 2018

Featured Resources & Analysis

Are you interested in learning how state governments address notario fraud across the country? Listen to Patricia Bower of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office and Sarah Poulimas of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office talk about their states' laws that restrict unlawful immigration services and the penalties that apply.

Last updated: Sep. 19, 2018

This report discusses state legislative action on immigration, focusing on key measures CLINIC affiliates addressed in their respective jurisdictions.

Last updated: Sep. 13, 2018

Press Releases

SILVER SPRING, Maryland—The administration’s proposed regulations to dismantle the Flores Settlement Agreement are a blatant attempt to make an end run around the agreement that protects the dignity, respect and consideration for the vulnerability of children held in immigration custody. The proposed regulations were published in the Federal Register Sept. 7.

Posted: Sep. 7, 2018

SILVER SPRING, Maryland—The administration’s decision July 19 to extend Temporary Protected Status for Somalia will give the 500 people it covers 18 months to remain in the United States while providing no protection from deportation for other Somalis who arrived later.

Posted: Jul. 19, 2018