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Arizona's SB 1070 at the U.S. Supreme Court

Friday, July 13, 2012
Arizona's SB 1070 at the U.S. Supreme Court
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Space is limited. On Monday, June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 5-3 ruling on Arizona's state immigration enforcement law, SB 1070.   What did the Court hold? What does it mean? What are the potential ramifications for "copycat" laws in other states? What's next for advocacy?    

Select Topics in Family-Based Immigration Law Training and Visit to National Visa Center

Select Topics in Family-Based Immigration Law Training
and Visit to National Visa Center
Co-Sponsored by
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)
and
New Hampshire Catholic Charities July 10-11, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. July 12, 2012
Optional Tour of National Visa Center, Portsmouth, NH

The Supreme Court Considers Arizona v. United States

On April 25, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. United States, a case involving the legal challenge to Arizona's restrictive state immigration enforcement law "SB 1070."  The U.S.

The Supreme Court Considers Arizona v. United States

April 27, 2012
The Supreme Court Considers Arizona v. United States
 
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time

Comments Regarding Proposed Changes to Regulations Governing Recognition and Accreditation

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) submitted these comments on March 30, 2012 in response to the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s (EOIR) proposal to amend the regulations governing the recognition of organizations and accreditation of representatives who appear before EOIR.

Religious Worker Visa Program Sign On Letter

CLINIC and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined other faith-based organizations in asking Congress to permanently extend the Religious Worker Visa Program.  See the letter here.

State & Local Immigration Policy Map Training

CLINIC hosted a webinar to train users of CLINIC's new web-based State & Local Immigration Policy Map. The Map offers CLINIC's many state-specific resources on policy proposals affecting immigrants and their families. This webinar will be free and open to the public. During this fully interactive training, participants experienced a real-time demonstration of the Map's capabilities, received step-by-step instruction in finding materials, asked questions of CLINIC's State & Local Advocacy Attorney Karen Lucas and CLINIC's Communications O

Advocates Support Expansion of the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s (EOIR) Legal Orientation Program (LOP)

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, along with other faith-based, human rights, immigrant advocacy, and legal service organizations expressed thir support for expanding the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), a program within the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Since its launch in 2003, LOP has generated bipartisan support because of its proven track record in reducing court processing times and making the detention and immigration court process more efficient.

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