The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for 2,500 Nicaraguans in 12 months “is a cruel and ultimately short-sighted action that—in addition to disrupting the lives of thousands of families that help make the United States vibrant—will harm the country and the region,” said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – On the cusp of the Trump administration’s November deadlines to decide the fate of more than 100,000 holders of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., released a new report detailing just why TPS should be extended for Haiti.
CLINIC’s Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson joined the leaders of other major Catholic agencies that work to support immigrants and refugees have urged the head of the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for Honduras and El Salvador.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. is alarmed by a Justice Department proposal to impose quota-driven evaluations for immigration judges, threatening to undermine the impartiality and effectiveness of the immigration court system.
The administration’s recently announced priorities, which threaten legitimate asylum seekers and place no value on families, fly in the face of American history, public opinion and, most importantly, human dignity.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland—Fourteen CLINIC affiliates were among the 45 organizations in 26 states that received a funding award through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fiscal Year 2017 Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network is shocked by the administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and send TPS holders back to the beleaguered country next year.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – Press coverage is invited for the annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington.
President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out DACA is “a heartbreaking disappointment,” said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. calls on the administration to leave Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, intact, amid numerous reports that the president is considering ending the policy.