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The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, the American Immigration Council, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association have teamed up to create the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project.  Immigration attorneys working on behalf of detained families say Immigration and Customs Enforcement is hindering their efforts to help refugee women and children.  Source:  Huffington Post.  Read the Article.  May 7, 2015. 

Waivers of the grounds of inadmissibility are an essential part of immigration practice. This four-week course will present information on both the theory and practice of developing and submitting successful waiver applications.

Bishop Kevin Vann of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and Chair of CLINIC’s Board of Directors spoke about the Catholic Church’s efforts on behalf of immigrant families at Chapman University’s “Breaking Borders” Conference on April 24, 2015.  “We need to put human faces on issues because this concerns real people and real lives,” Bishop Vann said.  Source:  The Orange County Register.  Read the Article.  May 5, 2015. 

A version of this letter appears in print on May 2, 2015, on page A20 of the New York edition of the New York Times with the headline: A Path to Citizenship.

To the Editor: