Volunteers Helping Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens: The Naturalization Group Application Workshop,” trains volunteers on the most effective ways they can help immigrants apply for U.S. citizenship. “Naturalization is a cornerstone of immigrant integration,” said Maria M. Odom, executive director of CLINIC. ”Among many things, it creates an opportunity for volunteers in our welcoming communities to work with immigrants who are ready to take the meaningful step of applying for U.S. citizenship. This training is an essential tool for those dedicated volunteers.” The self-directed course allows participants to complete the training on their own schedules and in the comfort of their offices or homes. This free course educates participants on the basics of
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email@example.com CLINIC LAUNCHING CATHOLIC MEDIA INITIATIVE FOR CITIZENSHIP IN LOS ANGELES ON APRIL 28 "La Ciudadanía: Cambia Tu Vida"-Multi-media Initiative Unites Catholic-, Community-, and Media Organizations to Inspire 1.2 Million Eligible Angelenos to Naturalize Los Angeles, CA -- April 26, 2012 - [En Español] -The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is launching a first-of-its-kind series of public service announcements to encourage the 1.2 million eligible Hispanics in the Los Angeles metro area to thoughtfully consider: what does citizenship mean to you? The extensive package of television, radio, and print PSAs, along with a dedicated naturalization help-line (855-6-CAMBIA) and an interactive website (www.cambiatuvida.us) will launch on Saturday, April 28 at 9:00am at a naturalization workshop at Our Lady of the Rosary of Talpa in Los Angeles.
202-635-5825 firstname.lastname@example.org CLINIC Welcomes Revised Waiver Guidelines, Seeks Revisions Washington, DC (April 2, 2012) - [En Español] - The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is pleased that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued its proposed rule related to pre-adjudication of unlawful presence waivers for certain family members. The proposed rule permits spouses and minor/unmarried children of U.S. citizens to apply for and receive a provisional waiver of their unlawful presence in the U.S. before leaving this country for the processing of their immigrant visas. Prior unlawful presence in the United States is one of the most common grounds of inadmissibility under our nation’s immigration laws. Individuals seeking to legalize through a family petition have been able to apply for a waiver, but only at the time of their consular processing abroad. For that reason, the current process has caused prolonged family separation as individuals await adjudication of their waiver application in their home country.
LawLogix to Provide CLINIC Affiliates with New Benefits: Exclusive Pricing Discounts, Training & Certification ProgramsLawLogix and CLINIC have entered into a multi-year partnership to provide immigration case management software to CLINIC’s large and growing network of non-profit legal services providers. Under the terms of the agreement, LawLogix will provide CLINIC affiliates across the U.S. with value added benefits including custom user training and certification programs. For more on the new pricing discounts and programs exclusively available to CLINIC members and subscribers) and for information on how to become a CLINIC affiliate, click on the aforementioned links in orange. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 --LawLogix Group, Inc., the proven leader in Immigration Forms and Case Management Softwareannounced today an exclusive multi-year partnership with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) to provide immigration case management software to CLINIC’s large and growing network of non-profit legal services providers, the largest network of its kind in the country. Under the terms of the agreement, LawLogix will provide CLINIC affiliates across the U.S. with special pricing discounts, custom user training, and exclusive certification programs designed to promote best practices for immigration case management through the LawLogix EDGE software
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email@example.com CLINIC LAUNCHES STATE AND LOCAL IMMIGRATION POLICY MAP
Washington, DC (February 10, 2012) - [En Español] - The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) today launches a new, interactive web feature highlighting state and local immigration initiatives across the country. This feature is publically available for free, thanks to a grant from the Ford Foundation. In 2007, CLINIC created a project to support advocates working to address the growing number of restrictionist immigration measures proposed and enacted at the state and local levels. After the collapse of comprehensive immigration reform in 2007, approximately 500 immigration-related bills were introduced by state legislators. By 2008, the number of proposed immigration-related bills had tripled to 1,562. In 2011, legislatures in all 50 states considered at least one measure related to immigrants, the most notably being the legislation enacted in Arizona.
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202-635-5825 firstname.lastname@example.org CLINIC Applauds Revised Waiver Policy as Family-Friendly Washington, DC (January 6, 2012) [En español] The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) applauds the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Obama Administration for the proposal announced today that would permit spouses and children of U.S. citizens to apply for waivers of their inadmissibility before leaving this country.