During National Migration Week 2017, CLINIC Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson discussed the church’s history of working with immigrants with Jacob Popčak of the Son Rise Morning Show.
CLINIC in the News
CLINIC affiliate Catholic Community Services of Utah was featured in the PBS Visionaries documentary “The Story of Us.” Read the National Catholic Reporter's feature story about the organization’s work with refugees.
In light of the Obama administration ending the National Security Exit-Entry Registration System, commonly known as NSEERS, Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson confirmed CLINIC's support for the action because of it discriminatory nature. Read the National Catholic Reporter article here.
Advocacy Director Jill Marie Bussey spoke with Catholic Philly about the fear Central American immigrants face in their homelands, and the support cities across the nation are giving to immigrants when the cross the border.
CLINIC resource “How to prepare for changes in the presidential administration” was distributed to residents in Lake County (Ohio) during a community meeting held by local leaders. Cleveland.com covered the event.
In a letter read to parishes in his diocese, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, and CLINIC board member, promises to protect and advocate for immigrants. Read the full National Catholic Reporter story here .