State & Local Advocacy Project
Provides support to dioceses and organizations on ways to combat state and local efforts to enforce federal immigration law.
Welcoming the Stranger through Immigrant Integration discusses five state-level legislative initiatives that promote the integration of immigrants into our states and communities. The integration measures discussed include legislation that creates tuition equity for all; strengthens human trafficking laws; invests in English language instruction; uses the budget process to integrate immigrants; and enhances access to financial aid and protection against immigration consultant fraud.
As members of Congress prepare to return to Washington, D.C. from the summer recess, the future of U.S.
CLINIC offers our faith-based perspective to recommend improvements to the Secure Communities program.
This tool kit provides an overview of the Criminal Alien Program, the Secure Communities Program, and the 287(g) Program. It also recommends strategies to advocate against the implementation and halt the continuation of these programs in communities.