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CLINIC Partners to Support justice AmeriCorps Volunteers Helping Unaccompanied Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Maura Moser, Director of Communications (301) 565-4830 or Email: mmoser@cliniclegal.org  

CLINIC Affiliate Staff Highlight: Julissa Pineda, “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”

Julissa Pineda is the Senior Case Manager and a BIA Accredited Representative at Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton.  Recommended for her work ethic and recognized as a trusted resource to the community, Julissa is truly an outstanding member of the Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton, Immigration Legal Services team.  Her dedication has strengthened the immigration program’s regional influence and impacted the lives of countless vulnerable newcomers.  CLINIC is proud to highlight Julissa Pineda as a member of our network committed to living the mission of

CLINIC Director Jeanne Atkinson and Attorney Silvana Arista among Catholic Advocates Addressing Crisis of Due Process

The National Catholic Reporters’ Global Sisters Report investigates the Catholic response to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.  Jeanne M. Atkinson, CLINIC Executive Director, discusses push factors for the forced migration, the denial of legal rights to refugees, and the efforts of  CLINIC Attorney, Silvana Arista at the Artesia, New Mexico facility to build the capacity of volunteer attorneys assisting detained women and children.  

Catholic Charities of San Bernardino/Riverside Readies the Inland Empire

The Inland Empire region of Southern California, east of Los Angeles, is home to over one million foreign-born persons. Comprised of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, the Inland Empire (or the “The IE” as it’s known) has a severe shortage of low-cost, professional immigration legal service providers. 

Joint USCCB-CLINIC Letter on Executive Action

On September 9, 2014, Most Reverend Eusebio Elizondo, Chairman of the Committee on Migration of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, Chairman of board of directors of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) implored Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to work with the President to authorize deferred action for deserving groups.

Immigration Legal Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Other Crimes

We regret to inform you that registration for the webinar,  Immigration Legal Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Other Crimes, is not available.  The announcement for this webinar was sent in error.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 

Save The Date: CLINIC's 17th Annual Convening

May 13-15, 2015 Sheraton Hotel Salt Lake City, UT    Looking to expand your knowledge of immigration law hot topics and best practices in program management?

CLINIC's annual Convening is the premier event for those seeking to deepen their capacity to support immigrants. Gather with fellow advocates and service providers, share strategies, and enhance your expertise to build welcoming communities!
 

Happy Birthday, CLINIC Network!

We, at CLINIC, are honored to celebrate our 26th birthday in the company of our ever-expanding network.  With over 260 community programs in more than 400 sites nationwide, CLINIC has developed the country’s largest network of faith-based and community charitable legal immigration service providers. 

This Labor Day: Let’s Defend the Children

In recent months we have all been troubled by the images of unaccompanied children, already traumatized by events in their home countries, and exhausted and frightened after a perilous journey, being apprehended at the southern border of the United States. And we have been appalled to see how some of our fellow citizens treated these children, screaming epithets at them and blocking the buses that were bringing them to safe refuge. The political pandering around this crisis has only added to our Nation’s shame.

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