In 1990, I was born in Mexico into a staunchly Roman Catholic family. When I was twelve years old, my immediate family illegally migrated to California. We have lived there ever since.
This summer, several attorneys in the Religious Immigration Section of CLINIC had the opportunity to travel and meet with their clients. The funding for this special endeavor was provided by a grant from the Open Society Foundation. These trips provided the attorneys with the chance to meet with clients, provide information regarding religious worker immigration and the need for immigration reform, and also help to foster understanding of CLINIC’s mission.
Attorney Kate Kuznetsova
By Minyoung Ohm
RIS Staff Attorney
This content rich, two-day training is focused on strategic program management and capacity development topics. The curriculum will include planning for “on the horizon” issues such as possible administrative relief reforms by The White House along with elements of CLINIC’s highly praised Immigration Program Management training, expanded for more advanced learning opportunities.
Most Reverend Martin Holley, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, and Most Reverend Edgar da Cunha, Bishop of Fall River, Massachusetts were elected to the CLINIC board of directors during the General Assembly of U.S. Bishops. Read the article. November 11, 2014
Allison Posner, CLINIC Director of Advocacy, tackles the topic of U.S. immigration policy and the steps University of Maryland students can take to make a difference: “We are a country of immigrants. We are immigrants and immigrants are us. It’s not a problem that is going to go away, and it’s a great time to get involved to really make an impact.” Read the article. October 30, 2014