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Recognizing Changmaker, Mil Mujeres on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  In observation of this important day, CLINIC recognizes affiliate, Mil Mujeres for their inspiring efforts on behalf of vulnerable, immigrant women.  Founded in 2007, Mil Mujeres provides charitable legal immigration services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  With locations in California, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC, Mil Mujeres has been a CLINIC subscriber s

Citizenship Integration Toolkit - Model Programs

Looking for ideas to promote and encourage immigrant integration within your community? The General Integration Resources page is a great place to find information on integration program planning, training and tools on how integration can be promoted locally, and performance measurement strategies. CLINIC offers model programs that spotlight agency-wide immigrant integration initiatives across our network. Additionally, tools and trainings provided can increase the impact of immigrant integration programs at the local level.

Catholics Welcome Executive Action, Urge Further Reform

Catholic leaders, including CLINIC Executive Director Jeanne Atkinson, applaud immigration action and express the need for further action.  “Administrative relief is no substitute for legislative reform,” Jeanne explains, “We need a permanent fix to the immigration system.”   Read the article.  Source:  EWTN News 11-21-2014.

More Work to be Done in Fixing Broken Immigration System

Michelle Sardone, CLINIC Legalization Director, echoes a sentiment shared by Catholic advocates for immigration reform:  "It's going to help close to 5 million people. But we're definitely still working toward finding a permanent solution."  Read the article.  Source:  National Catholic Reporter 11-21-2014.

CLINIC Welcomes Immigration Action, Ready to Support Affiliates in Implementation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maura Moser, Director of Communications (301) 565-4830 or Email: mmoser@cliniclegal.org November 20, 2014 CLINIC WELCOMES IMMIGRATION ACTION, READY TO SUPPORT AFFILIATES IN IMPLEMENTATION

The New Mexican Consular ID Card

Administrative relief is coming and, whatever shape it takes, we can be certain that consular identification cards will be important in the implementation of immigration action.  Starting November 1, Mexican Consulates in the United States began issuing new, enhanced consular IDs to ensure the continued security of these vital documents.  Visual and safety features have changed, and maintaining awareness of format changes to the consular ID cards is essential.
Representing Unaccompanied Children: What to Do and How to Do It

CLINIC Trains Hundreds on Representing Unaccompanied Children

As the news of the large numbers of unaccompanied children apprehended along the border began to break, CLINIC went into high gear to figure out how we could support our affiliates and other service providers inundated with requests for assistance from this vulnerable population.  Training is one of the things CLINIC does best so we started to think about what type of training would be most useful.  My colleague Debbie Smith and I took the lead on developing the curriculum, materials and webinars for a course.  With assistance from other CLINIC staff,  we put together a four-week course cov
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Independent Study: Representing Unaccompanied Children: What To Do and How To Do It

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