Children in the Spanish-speaking community are imbued with a profound sense of hospitality. Siblings share more, spend more time together across age barriers than in the English-speaking world. Within the faith community, year after year, for about 9 days before Christmas there are Posadas or a re-enactment of the search of Mary and Joseph for shelter so that she can give birth to her Child. Often some of the youngest give voice to the search of Mary and Joseph.
Immigrant advocates and foundations are teaming up to ensure community resources are in place for the implementation of administrative relief. In light of immigration action, CLINIC and the Committee for Immigration Reform Implementation (CIRI) are among groups anticipating assistance from various foundations to support capacity building efforts. Jeanne Atkinson, CLINIC Executive Director and CIRI Co-chair explains that the benefits of administrative relief will "be life-altering for [eligible] individuals…This has a cost.
Adonia R. Simpson, Esq. is readying Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Maryland to serve a rapid increase in the number of immigrants. This is a result of President Obama’s executive actions announced on November 20 offering administrative relief to an estimated four million immigrants.
Good moral character is a requirement for naturalization applicants. Paying taxes is one way to establish good moral character, and immigration legal service programs and their agencies can easily assist their clients with this important task. In preparation for the 2015 tax season, attend this webinar to learn quick and easy ways to establish this service within your own agency. Learn how offering tax assistance preparation services promotes immigrant integration within your agency and community.
Considered the cornerstone of non-profit immigration law training, CLINIC’s annual convening brings together more than 350 participants from immigration law programs around the country for plenary sessions and workshops on a variety of immigration law topics.
There are many opportunities for partnership and sponsorship available, as well as a limited number of exhibition spaces. Act now to be a part of this exciting event.