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  • Memebers of St. Camillus in Silver Spring, Maryland, created an alfombras for their Via Crucis procession.
    Apr 26, 2017: Sharing traditions, that’s what holidays are for
    Apr 26, 2017: CLINIC’s Immigrant Integration Program Manager Leya Speasmaker joined Jacob Popcak on the Son Rise Morning Show in Cincinnati to discuss holiday traditions embedded in American culture that were brought to the United States by immigrants. This blog goes on to show how incorporating those faith traditions from other countries embodies the definition of integration.
  • Students on the culinary track of Building One Community’s Skills Development Program
    Apr 26, 2017: Building community through job development training
    Apr 26, 2017: Building One Community’s Skills Development Program is transforming relationships between immigrant communities and local businesses in Stamford, Connecticut. Launched in 2015, the program now offers three career training tracks: culinary, home health aide, and construction and landscaping. With significant support from local elected officials and community leaders, B1C’s Skills Development Program is helping immigrants adapt effectively in professional settings, while promoting acceptance and participation. It is truly a successful integration initiative.
  • Andrea Vazquez, CLINIC Fellow with Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama
    Apr 26, 2017: CLINIC Fellow Profile: Andrea Vazquez, how DACA changed her life
    Apr 26, 2017: As a DACA recipient, Andrea Vazquez of Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama, relates first-hand to her client’s experiences. It wasn’t too long ago that she was in their shoes.
  • Gaudy Garcia, CLINIC’s Southeast Fellow with Hispanic Services Council
    Mar 29, 2017: CLINIC Fellows Profile: Gaudy Garcia, here to help
    Mar 29, 2017: Meet Gaudy Garcia, CLINIC’s Southeast Fellow with Hispanic Services Council in Tampa, Florida.
  • Letter from City of Dallas letting residents know Catholic Charities was involved
    Mar 23, 2017: Collaboration with city seeks to protect homeowners as gentrification threatens to uproot them
    Mar 23, 2017: Catholic Charities of Dallas’ Immigration Legal Services program, a CLINIC affiliate, has teamed up with the City of Dallas to protect the rights of immigrant residents who may be forced out of their homes at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Sister Maliya
    Mar 21, 2017: Walking God’s path for Sister Maliya
    Mar 21, 2017: Called to live a religious life as a young woman, Sister Maliya Suen immigrated to the United States to join the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan, in December 2012.
  • Mar 1, 2017: CLINIC Fellows Profile: Aliyah Donsky, the unexpected call to advocate
    Mar 1, 2017: Aliyah Donsky, CLINC Fellow with Catholic Charities New Orleans, describes her decision to work in the immigration field as the result of moral instinct and fruitful circumstance.
  • Emmanuel is among the thousands of DACA students pursuing higher education.
    Emmanuel is among the thousands of DACA
    students pursuing higher education.
    Source: iStock
     
    Feb 27, 2017: DACA: A chance at a better life
    Feb 27, 2017: As part of CLINIC’s Defending Vulnerable Populations Project, we are presenting an ongoing series of the stories of people who are placed at risk by their immigration status. Meet Emmanuel, entrepreneur and DACA-recipient.

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  • Dec 14, 2016: ‘Sanctuary cities’; NJ Mayors face Trump fight
    Dec 14, 2016: CLINIC advocacy attorney Christy Williams provided extensive background information for this article with the Ashbury Park Press discussing sanctuary cities.   
  • Dec 14, 2016: Brooklyn bishop pledges to support diocese's immigrants against deportations
    Dec 14, 2016: In a letter read to parishes in his diocese, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, and CLINIC board member, promises to protect and advocate for immigrants.  Read the full National Catholic Reporter story here .
  • Dec 13, 2016: Immigrants, advocates fortify resources after Trump election
    Dec 13, 2016: CLINIC’s Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson discusses with Global Sisters Report some of CLINIC’s strategies to help immigrants as the presidential administration changes. Read more here.
  • Dec 13, 2016: Undocumented immigrants face uncertainty
    Dec 13, 2016: CLINIC co-sponsored a DACA screening clinic to help immigrants determine if they should apply for renewal or if they qualified for other relief programs. Read about the event here on WYPR's website.
  • Oct 4, 2016: Influencing legal trends in domestic violence
    Oct 4, 2016: CLINIC Staff Attorney Michelle Mendez gives insight into the connection between Central American asylum seekers and gender violence. Read the Maryland Carey Law Magazine article here.   
  • Sep 29, 2016: Immigration: the facts, the challenges and the nonprofit response
    Sep 29, 2016: This past August, CLINIC Director Jeanne Atkinson presented at an event sponsored by SC Ministry Foundation, which gathered nearly 70 community partners.
  • Jun 24, 2016: Religious leaders and immigration advocates express their disappointment in SCOTUS’s tied decision
    Jun 24, 2016: CLINIC's Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson among the many activists to speak out on behalf of immigrants in response to the Supreme Court’s tied decision in United States v. Texas. Read more here.
  • Jun 20, 2016: One family’s journey to citizenship
    Jun 20, 2016: José and Marina Aguilar have overcome many obstacles on their road to becoming American citizens. This in-depth feature by the National Catholic Reporter and Global Sisters Report tells their story and how the upcoming Supreme Court ruling can impact many families like theirs. CLINIC’s Pat Zapor expounds on why the Catholic Church supports and advocates for fair immigration practices. Read more here.   

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