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  • Mar 1, 2016: Asylum for domestic violence survivors: immigration advocates urge Board of Immigration Appeals to...
    Mar 1, 2016: Although Matter of A-R-C-G, the landmark board of Immigration Appeals  decision, gave women fleeing domestic violence a pathway to asylum, survivors continue to be routinely denied asylum by immigration judges who interpret the decision narrowly.
  • Feb 26, 2016: CLINIC Fellows Profile: Matthew Young, Fellow at Catholic Charities of Jackson, Inc. in Jackson,...
    Feb 26, 2016: This month we introduce you to Matthew Young, the fellow with Catholic Charities of Jackson, Inc. in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Feb 25, 2016: CLINIC’s board chairman reflects on its work in light of Pope Francis’s border visit and the...
    Feb 25, 2016: In an article for the web page of the Diocese of Orange, Bishop Kevin W. Vann, who chairs CLINIC’s board of directors, explained what we do and how it fits into the Catholic Church’s social teaching. This is a slightly edited version of the original blog. By Bishop Kevin W. Vann
  • Feb 8, 2016: Catholic Charities Tompkins / Tioga
    Feb 8, 2016: In the pretty college town of Ithaca, New York, Sue Chaffee, a BIA accredited representative, heads the Immigrant Services Program of Catholic Charities Tompkins /Tioga.
  • Jan 25, 2016: CLINIC Fellows Profile: Enid Colón, fellow at Hispanic Services Council in Tampa, Florida
    Jan 25, 2016: This month we would like to introduce Enid Colón, the fellow at Hispanic Services Council in Tampa, Florida. Enid became a fellow in October of 2015, but she had previously been working as the organization’s “intra-agency connector” for more than a year.
  • Jan 21, 2016: Prisoners’ handmade cards show compassion and solidarity with families held in Texas
    Jan 21, 2016: Shortly before Christmas a large box arrived at CLINIC’s office in Silver Spring, Maryland.There was no note of explanation. The return address was for the Toledo Correctional Institution.The contents: 550 handmade greeting cards, illustrated with favorite children’s cartoon characters, religious symbols and other colorful drawings.
  • Jan 19, 2016: Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio
    Jan 19, 2016: At the start of 2015, John Cranley, the Mayor of Cincinnati, made public his commitment to make Cincinnati the most immigrant friendly city in the United States. He assembled a taskforce that wrote a plan to make Cincinnati more welcoming for all. A community ID was chosen as a priority initiative. The ID is set to be distributed in the first quarter of 2016. Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWOH), and in particular, Ms. Alisa Berry, Chief Operating Officer, have been instrumental in making this goal a reality.
  • Jan 13, 2016: CARA: 33 Mothers and Children Protected from Immediate Deportation
    Jan 13, 2016: DILLEY, TX – In the last week, 121 mothers and children were brought to the South Texas Residential Family Center in Dilley, Texas, after being rounded up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project reviewed the cases of 13 families, filed appeals for 12, and won stays of removal from the Board of Immigration Appeals for all 12 families – 33 mothers and children.

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