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Exclusive: Trump administration may target immigrants who use food aid, other benefits

Feb 12, 2018

The Trump administration is considering making it harder for immigrants  living in the United States to get permanent residency if they or their American-born children use public benefits such as food assistance, in a move that could sharply restrict legal immigration.

Charles Wheeler, CLINIC director of training and legal support, discussed why this would be bad for the immigrant community and U.S. as a whole. Read the full Reuters story here

But what about the children? What happens to the 192,000 US citizen children of Salvadoran TPS parents?

Jan 3, 2018

As the fate of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador hangs in the balance, CLINIC board member Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso’ reminds us to remember the children caught in the crossfire, many of whom are U.S. citizens.

Read his full opinion article for The Hill here.