CLINIC congratulates Bishop Robert McElroy on his installation as the sixth bishop of the Diocese of San Diego!
As we pray for Bishop McElroy today, we recall his leadership regarding immigrant integration in the Archdiocese of San Francisco and look forward to his ministry as shepherd of San Diego’s 98 parishes in Imperial and San Diego Counties.
By: Megan S. Turngren
At this time of the year, many of our clients are searching for supply priests to help with additional coverage during the summer months. With many clergy members planning vacations, there is always a need for additional help between May and September. However, it is always important to consider the immigration consequences of hiring foreign-born priests for even a short period of time.
On Monday, March 9, 2015 CLINIC hosted its annual Board Breakfast at the Silver Spring Office. In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, the Religious Immigration Services Section invited a few of our local clients to meet with the members of CLINIC’s Board and CLINIC Staff. The breakfast was a success, with all CLINIC Staff, eight Board members, and twenty RIS guests in attendance. The breakfast was followed by a presentation given by RIS Director, Miguel Naranjo, about the work of RIS and also the work of CLINIC as a whole.
This two-day training provides a complete overview of how to start and sustain a nonprofit immigration legal services program. Attendees will receive a copy of CLINIC’s highly regarded Managing an Immigration Program: Steps for Creating & Increasing Legal Capacity manual and over 150 power point slides reflecting important lessons from the manual.