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  • Jan 4, 2018: Nearly 400 faith leaders and faith-based organizations unite to urge the administration to extend...
    Jan 4, 2018: The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and Church World Service delivered a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, urging the agency to extend Temporary Protected Status for nearly 200,000 Salvadoran TPS holders for at least another 18 months.
  • Dec 21, 2017: Catholic partners urge 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador
    Dec 21, 2017: CLINIC has joined other Catholic agencies that work with immigrants in a letter calling for the extension of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador to be continued. The Department of Homeland Security is due to decide by Jan. 8, 2018, whether to extend TPS for El Salvador.
  • Dec 7, 2017: Immigrant rights advocates demand civil rights investigation into ICE raids that target sponsors of...
    Dec 7, 2017: Eight immigrant rights organizations filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Office of Inspector General today on behalf of some of the 400 people swept up this summer in a DHS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operation.
  • Nov 21, 2017: Letter to DHS urges extending TPS for Haiti
    Nov 21, 2017: CLINIC joined the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, Catholic Relief Services, and Catholic Charities USA in urging Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to extend Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status for 18 months.
  • Nov 20, 2017: Administration’s decision to terminate TPS for Haiti is an appalling disregard of the law, facts...
    Nov 20, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland – "It is reprehensible that the administration has terminated Temporary Protected Status for 50,000 vulnerable Haitians," said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network. “The administration ignored overwhelming evidence that Haiti is far from ready to accept the return of 50,000 people and their families.” 
  • Nov 17, 2017: As TPS Haiti decision looms, reports target reasons why its protections should continue
    Nov 17, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland –  A trio of recent reports on Haiti’s recovery from natural and man-made disasters points to the urgency of extending Temporary Protected Status. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke must act on whether to continue or terminate TPS for Haiti by Nov. 23. 
  • Nov 7, 2017: Termination of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua is an affront to American values;...
    Nov 7, 2017: The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for 2,500 Nicaraguans in 12 months “is a cruel and ultimately short-sighted action that—in addition to disrupting the lives of thousands of families that help make the United States vibrant—will harm the country and the region,” said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
  • Nov 2, 2017: CLINIC report details why TPS is needed to protect Haitians
    Nov 2, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland – On the cusp of the Trump administration’s November deadlines to decide the fate of more than 100,000 holders of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., released a new report detailing just why TPS should be extended for Haiti.