Immigration: A 50-State Issue | CLINIC

Immigration: A 50-State Issue

CLINIC and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops are hosting a conference on state and local immigration issues.  The conference will be held in Salt Lake City from January 11-13, 2012.  We will discuss methods for opposing enforcement initiatives and supporting comprehensive immigration reform. Workshops will include:

  • strategies for communications and messaging;
  • coalition building; and
  • parish organizing and education.

On topics such as:

  • comprehensive anti-immigrant legislation;
  • state cooperation with E-Verify;
  • education, health care and public benefits; and
  • the impact of these immigration measures on the Church’s mission. 

Confirmed speakers include John Sandweg, Counsel to DHS Secretary Napolitano.

Registration costs of $250/single room or $150/double room include hotel accommodations, all meals, conference materials, a reception on January 11 and another evening event on January 12.