Stories of Immigration

by Leya Speasmaker and Laura Berry

Despite signs that the holiday season is over, Catholics have one more celebration – Epiphany, also known as Three Kings Day!

Posted: Jan. 5, 2018
by Leya Speasmaker

The classic Christmas tradition of honoring the Holy Family is the perfect way to promote immigrant integration this holiday season.

Posted: Dec. 21, 2017

Press Releases

As the Catholic world marks National Migration Week, it is especially appalling that President Trump has so graphically enunciated the contempt he feels for people in struggling nations, said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018

The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador in September 2019 will mean wrenching decisions and heartache for 200,000 families that have made the United States their home while their native land continues to struggle. 

Posted: Jan. 8, 2018

Featured Resources & Analysis

Federal Register Notices have been published for Haiti and El Salvador.

Last updated: Jan. 18, 2018

This practice advisory, written for legal service providers, answers common questions about applying for DACA in light of the Regents of the University of California V. DHS court order and ongoing litigation.  It includes current practice tips and will be updated as we learn more.

Last updated: Jan. 18, 2018

On January 8, 2018, DHS announced that TPS for El Salvador will terminate on September 9, 2019. Join CLINIC for a discussion on how this and other recent TPS decisions will impact your clients. We will review the TPS decisions for nationals of El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua, including critical dates for re-registration and how to maintain employment authorization. We will also address screening TPS recipients for other forms of relief, including adjustment of status eligibility; offer community education materials; and provide advocacy updates.

Last updated: Jan. 16, 2018

Held in El Paso Texas, CLINIC’s 19th Annual Family Based Immigration Conference featured representatives from the Immigrant Visa Unit, American Citizen Services, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez and Clínica Médica Internacional.

Last updated: Dec. 22, 2017