CLINIC Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson received the Peter M. Cicchino Award for Outstanding Advocacy in the Public Interest, from American University Washington College of Law, in the category of “An Alum Whose Career has spanned 15 years or more.” The award was presented in an April 13 ceremony.
Despite a massive public effort to plead for mercy on her behalf, Maribel Trujillo Diaz was deported to Mexico today. Her forced removal from the country she has called home for 15 years is a crushing blow to her four children, husband, extended family and a nationwide community that has worked tirelessly on her behalf.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – CLINIC hace un llamamiento para que el Gobierno Federal desista en su cruel intento de deportar a una mujer de Ohio, que es una parte integral de su comunidad y el pilar que sostiene a su familia.
Desde 2016, CLINIC ha formado parte del equipo de organizaciones confesionales y legales que han trabajado en nombre de Maribel Trujillo Díaz, una mujer mexicana que, tras huir de la extorsión de bandas violentas en su país hace 15 años, se ha convertido en una parte integral de su comunidad en Hamilton, Ohio.
CLINIC is calling for the federal government to relent in its heartless plan to deport an Ohio woman who is an integral part of her community and the key to stability for her family.
CLINIC joined more than 180 national and local organizations in calling on Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to reconsider a draft proposal to separate migrant parents from their children when they arrive at our borders.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc., or CLINIC, applauds the orders by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii and U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang of Maryland to block implementation of the latest Trump administration travel and refugee policies.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., along with Trinity Washington University, will host a celebration during National Catholic Sisters Week that recognizes the many religious women who come from all over the world to minister in the United States.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – A March 6 executive order that temporarily suspends the Refugee Admissions Program and bars entry to the United States for people from six predominantly Muslim countries is nearly as egregious a blow to U.S. ideals as the court-blocked order it replaces.
SILVER SPRING, Maryland -- As millions of immigrants worry about how they may be affected by changes in immigration policy, an extra danger is the risk of falling prey to unauthorized practitioners of law, commonly known as “notarios”.