"Luisa" is the most recent individual freed with the help of the Remote Bond Project, which recruits pro bono attorneys from across the country to represent detainees in their bond hearings.
The Trump administration may have ended its "zero tolerance policy," but deported parents are still struggling to be reunited with their children. NGOs have stepped in to assist families where the government has not, partial—as CLINIC attorney Sarah Bronstein explains—because the government has never faced a situation like this before.
Read the full National Catholic Reporter article here.
A Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Buzzfeed News revealed a letter sent to then-Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on March 17, 2017. The letter, signed by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Catholic Charities USA, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, warned the secretary of the traumatic consequences the policy could have on children.
Read the full America article here.
CLINIC Senior Attorney Martin Gauto has helped hundreds of children over the course of his career. A profile by ABA Journal gives insight into background, his drive, and his work.
Read the full ABA Journal article here.
In an opinion article for U.S. Catholics, Michelle Fordice, CLINIC’s communications project manager, shares how people of faith can support immigrants and the organizations that serve them.
Read the full U.S. Catholic article here.