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Past Recipients of CLINIC's Pro Bono Award

University of Houston Law Center Immigration Clinic Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, LLP King & Spalding, LLP Thomas Tousley, Esq. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP Eric Singer, Esq. Perkins Coie, LLP Texas Southern University’s Clinical - Legal Studies Program Georgetown University Law Center - Appellate Litigation Program

2013 CLINIC Pro Bono Award Recipient

2013 CLINIC BIA Pro Bono Award:  

CLINIC Applauds Immigration Action for DREAMers

Washington, D.C. (June 15, 2012)  The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) welcomes the announcement by President Barack Obama and the Department of Homeland Security that deferred action will be granted to certain eligible undocumented immigrant youth.  Many of these immigrants who entered by age 16 would qualify for relief under the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. The new policy will afford work authorization and protection from removal to an estimated 800,000 to 1,000,000 young people ages 15-30.  Often referred to as DREAMers, these individuals came to this country as young children and now seek a better future in this, the only home many of them have ever known.  Those who qualify, including individuals currently in removal proceedings, will be granted protection against removal as well as work authorization for a renewable period of two years.  This new policy does not confer permanent legal immigration status on the individual.

Webinar: The Supreme Court Considers Arizona v. United States (2012)

On April 25, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. United States, a case involving the legal challenge to Arizona's restrictive state immigration enforcement law "SB 1070."  The U.S.

Unlawful Presence, Permanent Bar, Reinstatement

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