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Network Profile - JFCS/East Bay (July 2014)

CLINIC values the dedication and commitment to service demonstrated by our affiliate agencies in their work with their communities.  This month we highlight an outstanding agency:       Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay (JFCS/East Bay) By: Holly Taines White and Caryn H. Crosthwait

Representing Unaccompanied Children: What To Do and How To Do It

This four week e-learning course is designed for practitioners who will be counseling or representing unaccompanied children who are now in removal proceedings.

Address by Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga

Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga's adress at the National Migration Conference, co-hosted by CLINIC, Migration and Refugee Services, and Catholic Charities USA on July 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

10 Ways to Welcome the Children at Our Border

This humanitarian emergency requires, as a first urgent measure, these children be welcomed and protected. - Pope Francis  

Faith in Action and Family Detention in Artesia Part 1

Last week, I visited the family detention center in Artesia, New Mexico, and saw first hand how our country is responding to the issue of women and children seeking refuge at our border.  I also had the opportunity to see in action how the Catholic Church is responding to these same women and children.

New Subscribers (July 2014)

CLINIC welcomes the following new subscribers: Erie International House, Chicago, IL Erie International House has BIA recognition with one partially-accredited representative.  Celena Roldan Moreno, Executive Director, advises she has the following staff: Jane Lombardi, Program Director; Viviana Mendez, Esq., Immigration Attorney; and Jennifer Mason, Assistant Coordinator/BIA partially- accredited representative.   International House of Metrolina, Inc., Charlotte,North Carolina

U.S. Department of State Updates Foreign Affairs Manual Guidance

By Ilissa Mira, Training and Legal Support Attorney

Where Is S.B. 1070 Now? (July 2014)

Back to Legal Challenges to Arizona's SB 1070   In a decision in June of 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that three of the four contested provisions of Arizona’s controversial S.B. 1070  could not be upheld because they were pre-empted by federal immigration law.