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Over 200 organizations call on administration to address change in humanitarian fee waiver procedures

Sep 5, 2018

On September 4, 2018, CLINIC and over 200 organizations that serve immigrant survivors of domestic violence and other crimes delivered a letter to USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna, expressing concern about an unannounced change in humanitarian fee waiver procedures resulting in a significant increase in denials. The letter calls on Director Cissna to reinstate USCIS’s prior fee wavier procedures and provide the public with clear information on new practices, among other requests.

 

Over 100 faith organizations and leaders call on administration to extend and redesignate TPS for Somalia

Jul 11, 2018

On July 11, 2018, CLINIC and Church World Service delivered a letter signed by over 100 faith leaders and faith-based organizations from across traditions urging the administration to grant an 18-month extension and to redesignate TPS for Somalia, demanded by Somalia’s humanitarian crisis and ongoing violent conflict.

 

Over 650 faith organizations and leaders urge administration to extend and redesignate TPS for Yemen

Jun 21, 2018

On June 20, 2018, CLINIC and Church World Service delivered a letter signed by over 650 faith leaders and organizations from across traditions urging the administration to grant an 18 month extension and to redesignate TPS for Yemen, demanded by Yemen’s ongoing war and catastrophic humanitarian crisis.

Nearly 300 faith leaders and faith-based organizations deliver letter urging administration to extend and redesignate TPS for Syria

Jan 24, 2018

On Jan. 23, 2018, Church World Service and CLINIC delivered a letter to the administration signed by nearly 300 faith leaders and organizations from across traditions in support of Syrian TPS holders. The letter calls on Secretary Nielsen to extend TPS for Syria for 18 months and to redesignate in order to protect more Syrians in need.

Sign On Letter to Request to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Haiti

May 1, 2017

CLINIC and Church World Service delivered a letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly signed by more than 400 faith-based organizations and faith leaders, requesting that he extend Temporary Protected Status for Haiti by 18 months. TPS for Haiti is currently set to expire on July 22. Kelly is expected to make his decision before May 23, 2017.

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Letter to Homeland Security decries proposal to separate parents and their children

Mar 29, 2017

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. The letter calls the proposal cruel and inconsistent with the fundamental right to family unity; an unnecessary drain on resources and contrary to the stated objective of deterring families from making the journey to the U.S.

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