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Significant Victory for Alabama Immigrants as Legal Settlement Delivers Final Blow to HB56 (Nov 2013)

     What was arguably the most reprehensible state anti-immigrant law in the country - Alabama’s HB 56 - has finally been defeated! Last month, a settlement was reached in two lawsuits challenging Alabama’s infamous law which sought to make life so difficult for the undocumented that they would leave the state of their own volition.  The terms agreed to by the State of Alabama put an end to the two lawsuits (Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama v.

First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN) Announcement

 The Lawyers' Committee, the National Immigration Law Center and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Announce First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship (FirstGEN) Partnership
 

CLINIC's Legislative Priorities

CLINIC supports the legislative advocacy efforts of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Office of Migration and Refugee Services, including the priorities outlined below.    1. Comprehensive Immigration Reform

CLINIC Administrative Advocacy Priorities: 2014

Each year CLINIC presents its Administrative Advocacy Priorities for the coming year to the board of directors for review and approval. These priorities serve as a guide for the work of CLINIC’s Advocacy section and the Executive Office in its dealings with USCCB, the federal government, and nongovernmental partners. The full list of Administrative Advocacy Priorities follows.  

Immigration Program Management Training

his two-day training is focused on strategic program management and capacity development topics. The curriculum will include planning activities for comprehensive immigration reform along with elements of CLINIC’s highly praised Immigration Program Management training, extended for more advanced learning opportunities.

BIA Preparation

BIA recognition and accreditation is the Department of Justice’s certification of charitable immigration agencies and staff, and allows non-attorney staff to practice immigration law before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the immigration courts. CLINIC has extensive experience assisting affiliate organizations through each step of the process. Please take a look at our resources, and, in particular, our sample application materials. You can also go to the BIA’s website for additional information:

Asylee Eligibility for Resettlement Assistance Guide

This guide is designed to give service providers the tools and information needed to address the barriers to resettlement and integration faced by asylees and to better assist their clients.  It contains crucial and timely information about the benefits and services for which asylees are eligible, including job placement assistance, English language classes, health screening, temporary cash and medical assistance, social security cards, employment authorization cards, adjustment of status, I-94s, travel authorization, petitioning for immediate relatives, and federal student financial aid.

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