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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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Stories of Immigration
Lately, there has been a lot of talk about how immigrants “can’t” integrate into their communities; but let us not forget how immigrants are often prevented from adjusting successfully.
Featured Resources & Analysis
The Supreme Court found that part of the definition for “crime of violence” is unconstitutional because it is too vague. Learn what this could mean for your client.
The Department of Justice is implementing new case closing quotas for immigration judges, which the National Association of Immigration Judges and the American Bar Association have spoken out against. Here is what this could mean for your clients.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland - The decision May 17 by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Matter of Castro-Tum, is deeply troubling, upending decades of settled practice whereby immigration judges used their discretion to “administratively close” some deportation cases in the interest of fairness.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Revelations in the press about the behind-the-scenes process of denying Temporary Protected Status to various countries show the Trump administration’s disregard for the advice of experts, including senior U.S. diplomats, and other information urging the continuation of the protection.
This backgrounder outlines the range of shortcomings in how TPS decisions have been made and includes links to numerous reports on country conditions that explain why TPS should be continued