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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.
The Story of Us Documentary
CLINIC affiliates in Salt Lake City were featured in a documentary made for The Visionaries, an award-winning PBS-TV series.
The documentary, entitled The Story of Us, can play an important role in being a positive voice on immigration, which is so vital these days.
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SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The unauthorized practice of immigration law is a nationwide problem with serious implications for immigrants and the legal profession, according to a new report released July 7 by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc., in collaboration with the American University Washington College of Law Immigrant Justice Clinic.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – A California District Court judge has again ruled that the federal government is not complying with the Flores v. Sessions settlement, ruling that the Department of Homeland Security is not appropriately caring for children in its custody.
The nationwide settlement agreement regulates the treatment and conditions of children detained in federal immigration custody and creates a presumption in favor of release.
This report, intended to help policymakers and advocates at the state and local levels who wish to create or further strengthen laws to combat the unauthorized practice of immigration law, was produced through a partnership between American University Washington College of Law and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
This practice advisory is designed for practitioners representing child clients in removal proceedings or advising family members of child clients in removal proceedings. As reports of ICE arresting parents and family members emerge, the goal of this advisory is to provide guidance and suggestions to practitioners on best practices for mitigating the risk of civil immigration enforcement or criminal prosecution of family members of children in removal proceedings.
CLINIC, along with allies, filed a request for a hearing with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights arguing that DOJ EOIR violates the human rights of asylum seekers because certain immigration courts within the U.S. system have virtually denied all asylum claims before them.