As co-author of a Chicago Tribune op-ed, Michelle Mendez, CLINIC senior attorney and managing attorney of the Defending Vulnerable Populations Project, points out how the administration is incorrect in their characterization of asylum seekers.
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Michelle Mendez, CLINIC senior attorney and managing attorney of the Defending Vulnerable Populations Project, co-authored an op-ed for The Hill addressing the administration’s criticism of immigration defense attorneys and the U.S. asylum system.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Baltimore Mayor’s Office highlighted the importance of women helping each other succeed.
Michelle Mendez, CLINIC’s Defending Vulnerable Populations Project manager, was interviewed alongside Mayor Catherine E. Pugh; Dr. Leana S. Wen, Baltimore City Health Commissioner; Marion McGaskey Blackwell, a Baltimore housing activist; and Diane Bell-McKoy, President and CEO of Associated Black Charities.
Watch the entire video here.
During a talk at Catholic University of America, Catholic Legal Immigration Network Communications Director Pat Zapor highlights some of the ways CLINIC and its affiliates are responding to the new restrictive immigration policies.
Read the full El Pregonero article in Spanish here.
Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson discussed how the church is serving immigrants, including CLINIC’s Know Your Rights materials and increased trainings for legal advocates. Read the National Register’s full article here.
During an interview with Hoy, Jeanne Atkinson, CLINIC executive director, spoke up for undocumented youth, who are especially vulnerable because of the executive actions. Read the full article in Spanish here.
Alongside six Catholic organizations, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. Executive Director Jeanne M. Atkinson spoke out against President Trump’s immigration-related executive orders.
“The executive order is appalling, and deserves our attention and action."
Full Crux’s story here.
Leaders from six Catholic organizations, including Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., spoke out against President Trump’s immigration-related executive orders.
CLINIC Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson spoke to the dangers of increased detention and deportation.
“An increase in enforcement by federal and local officials “threatens due process and makes our communities and their residents, American and foreign-born, less safe,” Atkinson said.
Full Catholic Philly’s story here.
CLINIC Advocacy Director Jill Marie Bussey talked with Alan Scaia about the success of DACA and why it should be supported. This interview aired on both NewsTalk 820 WBAP and News and Information 570 KLIF.