CLINIC now offers two rapid e-learning courses, which are described below. Each course contains a combination of visual content and narration, interactive components that facilitate the learning process, and periodic assessments to reinforce and measure learning. Course participants may complete the course on their own schedules.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has re-designated Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and has extended the existing TPS designation for Somalia from Sept.
By Charles Wheeler
The Nebraska Service Center (NSC) has asked CLINIC to share the following tips and reminders. On average, NSC fields 20,500 inquiries every month. To aid them in providing a timely and responsive answer, please keep these tips in mind when contacting their customer service units:
On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Arizona v. U.S., which involves Arizona’s restrictive immigration enforcement law, “SB 1070.” The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops filed a “friend of the court” brief supporting the federal government in its challenge to SB 1070.
On April 4, USCIS issued a new policy regarding the correction of administrative errors made by the agency. This process enables customers to request an expedited review of their case and correction of the decision where data entry and/or an administrative error resulted in a denial or rejection of their petition or application.
CLINIC welcomes a new member agency, Acculturation for Justice Access and Peace Outreach (AJAPO), a ministry of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Yinka Aganga-Williams, Director, is a BIA accredited representative and Sandra Sagbohan is their Immigration Case Worker. P. William Bercik, Esq. is a Board Member/Pro Bono Legal Service Provider for AJAPO.