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2012 Annual Report

Open Publication   Dear Friends: At CLINIC, we believe that immigrants deserve access to quality, affordable legal services. We know that if we don’t get it right, the consequences can be high -- exploitation, family separation, deportation. We fight such affronts to human dignity by supporting a network of community agencies, educating them on the law and any changes that may come, and offering direct representation for certain populations.

Partnership Toolkit

There are several ways to establish a partnership and many tools to use that can help organize and manage the operations. This toolkit includes sample materials for managing a partnership, guidelines for working within a partnership, and tips on what to look for in a potential partner.

Virtual Office Tour

Welcome to CLINIC Lobby Area

Client Feature: The Immigration Journey of Sr. Honorata Grzeszczuk

I received my Green Card last week and this is a good time to recall the whole process. I came to the United States in 2011. I was born in Poland. If someone told me a few years ago that I would be living in the United States, I would not believe them.

RIS Staff Retreat - Fall 2013

By Nicole Bonjean RIS Staff Attorney   

Extension of Stay Denials - When to Leave the U.S.

Once an extension of stay is denied, a foreign national must make plans to immediately depart the United States.  The Customs and Border Protection website offers guidance regarding how long a person can remain in the U.S. following the denial of the extension

Tips and Tricks for Accessing an Electronic I-94

By Megan S. Turngren RIS Staff Attorney    Beginning in May 2013, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) stopped issuing paper I-94 cards and instead began requiring that the foreign national access the I-94 information on the CBP website.  For the past six months, both attorneys and foreign nationals have been working diligently to try to understand the new electronic I-94 system.  

The Year of DACA

By Minyoung Ohm RIS Staff Attorney   

Religious Workers Regulations: Five Years Later

By Miguel A. Naranjo Director, Religious Immigration Services