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In an article for the web page of the Diocese of Orange, Bishop Kevin W. Vann, who chairs CLINIC’s board of directors, explained what we do and how it fits into the Catholic Church’s social teaching. This is a slightly edited version of the original blog.

By Bishop Kevin W. Vann

Washington, DC –This week, immigrant rights organizations filed an amicus brief explaining how the government has misinterpreted the Flores settlement and failed to comply with Judge Dolly Gee’s August 2015 ruling in the case.  Signing on to that brief were the four CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project partners who are outraged by the continued incarceration of children and mothers who are seeking asylum in the U.S.

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Advocacy for Immigrants by the U.S. Catholic Church

Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. (CLINIC), the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and other Catholic institutions advocate in Congress, with the administration and in the states for laws and policies that protect people’s rights, honor human dignity and respect the U.S. history as a nation built by and continually enriched by immigrants.

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