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Recent State & Local Immigration Developments (May 2014)

Back to State and Local Immigration Project Page   Florida Becomes 20th State to Offer In-State Tuition to Undocumented Students

The Legal Advocate's Perspective: Training Materials

THE LEGAL ADVOCATE’S PERSPECTIVE:  Board of Immigration Appeals Recognition and Accreditation & Immigration Legal Services for Battered Immigrants  

Technical Assistance and Trainings (May 2014)

Upcoming Trainings.  See the 2014 Training calendar at our website: under the Trainings tab.   2014 National Migration Conference – Monday, July 7, 2014 through Thursday, July 10, 2014, Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel.  Join us in 2014 when CLINIC and USCCB/MRS co-sponsor this grand event that joins members of these networks and others to share information and hear from experts regarding services to immigrants and refugees, as well as public advocacy.

USCIS Amends Credible Fear Lesson Plans

The USCIS Asylum Office has recently revised its Lesson Plan regarding “credible fear” of persecution determinations.  This is the standard that those fleeing persecution and seeking safe haven in this country must first meet if they are arrested and subject to expedited removal.

NSC Teleconference on Student Issues

By Allison Posner   On May 8, 2014, the Nebraska Service center held a teleconference on school/student issues.  The following are the minutes from that discussion in Q and A format.  

News From The Catholic Network (May 2014)

CLINIC congratulates program staff and member agencies on receiving BIA accreditation and agency recognition.  Telamon Corporation of Raleigh, NC, received BIA agency recognition and partial accreditation for Frank Sanchez on May 2, 2014.   CLINIC welcomes the following new member agencies: Catholic Multicultural Center in Madison, Wisconsin.