Despite signs that the holiday season is over, Catholics have one more celebration – Epiphany, also known as Three Kings Day!
The classic Christmas tradition of honoring the Holy Family is the perfect way to promote immigrant integration this holiday season.
While most holidays have roots around the world, Independence Day is arguably the United States’ signature holiday. Thus, it is a prime opportunity for parishes and communities to celebrate the nation’s founding with newcomers.
Hartford Public Library, affectionately noted as “a place like no other,” lives up to its motto as one of the first library systems to offer immigration legal services.
During CLINIC’s Annual Convening 2017, a data announcement revealed approximately 600,000 undocumented immigrants were potentially eligible for legal status. Communications Director Pat Zapor offers examples of the types of immigration relief available.
Read the full KTRH article here.
Father’s Day is observed by dozens of cultures around the world in a variety of traditions. This year, consider how your community can invite newcomers into traditional celebrations, as well as explore ways to adopt new inclusive activities
A central fixture in how American culture honors families, Mother’s Day is often a time when parishioners come together as one and celebrate their different customs and traditions.
Pat Zapor expands on how CLINIC is collaborating with organizations like Catholic Charities USA to protect and advocate for immigrants under the changed political climate.
Read the full article, and others on immigration and refugees, in the Spring 2017 issue of the Catholic Charities USA Magazine.
CLINIC’s Immigrant Integration Program Manager Leya Speasmaker joined Jacob Popcak on the Son Rise Morning Show in Cincinnati to discuss holiday traditions embedded in American culture that were brought to the United States by immigrants. This blog goes on to show how incorporating those faith traditions from other countries embodies the definition of integration.