The classic Christmas tradition of honoring the Holy Family is the perfect way to promote immigrant integration this holiday season.
Responding to heightened anxiety within nearby communities, Catholic Charities of Southeastern Ohio created “Protect Your Neighbor” to help everyone feel more safe.
From new partnerships with law enforcement to increased parish engagement, CLINIC Fellow Matthew Young and the Migrant Support Center have a unique strategy for assisting immigrants in Jackson, Mississippi.
Marjean Perhot, director of refugee and immigration services at Catholic Charities Boston, a CLINIC affiliate, shares key strategies for fighting for Temporary Protected Status for Haitians.
As the CLINIC Fellows Program heads into its final months, participants gathered for CLINIC’s 2017 Convening to rejuvenate goals and share strategies. Here are their takeaways.
Catholic Charities of Dallas’ Immigration Legal Services program, a CLINIC affiliate, has teamed up with the City of Dallas to protect the rights of immigrant residents who may be forced out of their homes at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
Aliyah Donsky, CLINC Fellow with Catholic Charities New Orleans, describes her decision to work in the immigration field as the result of moral instinct and fruitful circumstance.
Since Mayor John Cranley’s 2015 announcement affirming his commitment to making Cincinnati the most immigrant-friendly city, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio was at the forefront of this endeavor.
Cranley assembled a task force to write Cincinnati’s welcoming plan, which included creating a community ID as a priority initiative. Alisa Berry, chief operating officer of the CLINIC affiliate, in particular, was instrumental in turning this goal and legislative premise into action.
For 11 years, the Tax EZ program, offered by Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County has helped clients prepare nearly 15,000 returns, generating millions of dollars in refunds.
For the 2016 tax season, Steve Hicken, Division Director of Economic Development Services, shifted the location of services from the Catholic Charities offices to parishes. This approach encourages interactions between newcomers and the people of their new hometowns, epitomizing immigrant integration on the local level. Ultimately, it may also result in higher numbers of tax returns being filed.