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Webinar: What's New About the New N-400?

The webinar will discuss changes in the format and content of the new N-400.

Citizenship Test Preparation Program Self Assessment

Click Here to access CLINIC's Citizenship Test Preparation Program Self Assessment

Affiliate Highlight: TJ Mills

We are proud to highlight the remarkable dedication and accomplishments of Justice for Our Neighbors’ (JFON) TJ Mills.  With a career in immigration spanning 25 years, TJ has served as an attorney for JFON New York, an Asylum officer at the Department of Justice, and as a clerk for a number of Immigration Judges.  Rob-Rutland-Brown, Executive Director of JFON’s National Office explains, “TJ is highly respected by the volunteers he works with, and clients praise him for his skill, compassion, and tireless commitment toward improving their lives through the immigration process.”

ESI - Above and Beyond

In a published decision, BIA shields mentally incompetent detainee from unfair removal proceedings.

CLINIC’s Religious Immigration Services makes DREAMs Come True

It has been more than a year since the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc.’s (CLINIC) Religious Immigration Services (RIS) section began taking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) cases.  Back on June 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new process, granting relief to undocumented young people who came to the United States as children and do not have proper immigration documents.  This new program allowed these young people to have work authorization and stay in the country without the threat of deportation.

Technical Assistance and Trainings (February 2014)

Upcoming Trainings.  See the 2014 Training calendar at our website:  www.cliniclegal.org 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.

Recent Decisions on Immigration Law and Crimes

By Susan Schreiber Three recent circuit court decisions provide some good news for immigrants related to immigration consequences of criminal offenses. These decisions, summarized below, address (a) analyzing when an offense is a crime of moral turpitude; (b) LPR eligibility for an INA § 212(h) waiver; and (c) conviction finality.

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