This webinar is for educators, counselors, and others working in schools and adult education programs who want to learn more about immigration relief for undocumented students and their families. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for the Parents of U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs protect undocumented students and parents from deportation so that they can work legally and pursue their educational goals.
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.
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.