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  • Oct 14, 2016: Local organizations speak out against locking infants in detention centers
    Oct 14, 2016: At the end of the summer, CLINIC partnered with faith and community-based organizations around the country to bring awareness to the growing number of immigrant mothers with infants and young children who are locked in detention centers. Supporters held symbolic baby showers in 10 cities, sent cards denouncing family detention to Jeh Johnson, the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, while using social media to document the campaign and continue to raise awareness.
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    Oct 7, 2016: Sometimes the best strategy is flying under the radar
    Oct 7, 2016: Immigration advocates and state legislators across the country had their hands full protecting “sanctuary cities” this past legislative term. These cities and local municipalities are known for enforcing policies that prohibited local law enforcement from working with federal immigration authorities without just cause. Louisiana, in particular, faced unique challenges Robert Tasman, executive director of the Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops (LCCB), attributes to the conflicting values of its residents and leaders.
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    Sep 27, 2016: CLINIC Fellow Profile: Monica Callahan, where passion and culture meets
    Sep 27, 2016: Monica Callahan began working with Catholic Immigration Services of Little Rock as a CLINIC Fellow less than a year ago. She did not have much exposure to the complex issues of immigration law, but was inspired by her background with the Spanish language.
  • Sep 26, 2016: Will the sunset provisions be extended again?
    Sep 26, 2016: CLINIC attorneys examine the special immigrant non-minister religious worker program, which is set to expire on September 30, 2016, unless Congress takes action to reauthorize it.
  • 13th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference
    Sep 20, 2016: The 13th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference reflected hope beyond the turmoil of...
    Sep 20, 2016: The Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, co-sponsored by CLINIC, typically focuses on nonpartisan policy discussion with an academic focus. This year it offered an electorally timely twist: not just policy, but politics as well.
  • Advocacy Attorney Christy Williams and her parents after her graduation from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    Sep 13, 2016: Delayed Appreciation: My Naturalization Story
    Sep 13, 2016: CLINIC Advocacy Attorney Christy Williams became a citizen five years ago. While she is proud of her experience, she remembers not seeing its true value until working with immigrants who had more challenging citizenship journeys.
  • Aug 29, 2016: CLINIC Fellow Lauren Armbrester finds her calling
    Aug 29, 2016: When talking to Lauren Armbrester, our CLINIC Fellow with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh, it’s obvious she is passionate about working with immigrants in her community. As a newly accredited BIA representative, she doesn’t view this as just a job, but as a way to live her spirituality.
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    Jul 25, 2016: CLINIC Fellow Profile: Estela Tirado, called to help immigrants like her parents
    Jul 25, 2016: Estela Tirado, a CLINIC Fellow working with the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA), moved to the United States this past September and is excited to have a job she is personally connected to.

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