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  • Sep 5, 2017: Trump cancellation of DACA is a cruel, un-American act and undermines the rule of law
    Sep 5, 2017: President Donald Trump’s decision to phase out DACA is “a heartbreaking disappointment,” said Jeanne Atkinson, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
  • Aug 29, 2017: CLINIC calls on administration to leave DACA in place
    Aug 29, 2017: The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. calls on the administration to leave Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, intact, amid numerous reports that the president is considering ending the policy. 
  • Aug 16, 2017: ICE Settles Case Challenging Interference with Legal Representation at Dilley
    Aug 16, 2017: The parties in Dilley Pro Bono Project v. ICE have reached a settlement that ensures access to mental health evaluations for certain detained mothers and children seeking asylum. The case was filed after Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) barred Caroline Perris, a full-time legal assistant with the Dilley Pro Bono Project (DPBP), from entering the South Texas Family Residential Center (STFRC) in Dilley, Texas.
  • Jul 28, 2017: 50-state resource aims to help parents prepare for possible deportation
    Jul 28, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland – CLINIC has released a new web-based resource to help guide immigrant parents and their representatives as they put legal protections in place for families in case parents are detained or deported. 
  • Jul 7, 2017: Report: State laws against unauthorized immigration legal practice are too often weak, unenforced
    Jul 7, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The unauthorized practice of immigration law is a nationwide problem with serious implications for immigrants and the legal profession, according to a new report released July 7 by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc., in collaboration with the American University Washington College of Law Immigrant Justice Clinic. 
  • Jun 29, 2017: Court again says federal agencies are failing to treat detained children humanely
    Jun 29, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland – A California District Court judge has again ruled that the federal government is not complying with the Flores v. Sessions settlement, ruling that the Department of Homeland Security is not appropriately caring for children in its custody.The nationwide settlement agreement regulates the treatment and conditions of children detained in federal immigration custody and creates a presumption in favor of release.
  • Jun 27, 2017: New CLINIC project aims to help Montgomery County immigrants from targeted countries
    Jun 27, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland - A new program under CLINIC’s Defending Vulnerable Populations Project will provide immigration legal advice and representation to people from countries covered by the Trump administration’s travel ban.
  • Jun 26, 2017: Supreme Court should overturn travel ban as religious discrimination
    Jun 26, 2017: SILVER SPRING, Maryland – The Supreme Court announced today that this fall it will hear Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project and Trump v. Hawaii, two cases that challenge the Trump administration’s Executive Order No. 13780, known as the travel ban.