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USCCB Subcommittee Chairman Announces Nearly $1 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON—The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the official domestic anti-poverty agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has approved special grants totaling $800,000 to mobilize Catholics on behalf of comprehensive immigration reform and to prepare Catholic institutions toserve communities benefiting from the reform legislation.

State In-State Tuition Bills An Analysis of the Amendment to New Hampshire’s House Bill 474 (2013)

Legislators in New Hampshire have introduced HB 474 and an Amendment to HB 474 that extends in-state student status to individuals without lawful status.  As shown below, HB 474 standing alone is more generous than it would be with the Amendment.  That said, HB 474 still provides an avenue for students without lawful status to gain in-state student status in New Hampshire’s post-secondary education system.    Overview of HB 474:

News From the Catholic Network

CLINIC congratulates the following member agency staff on receiving renewal of BIA credentials and partial accreditation, respectively:  Maria Eveleth, New Hampshire Catholic Charities, Inc., Nashua, NH, received renewal of her full accreditation on 12/12/2012 Jarteau Israel, Catholic Charities Diocese of Metuchen, New Brunswick, NJ, received renewal of his full accreditation on 02/01/2013 Monica Cabrera, El Centro de Recursos para familias – Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton Trenton, NJ, received partial accreditation on 01/29/2013

Network Profile

CLINIC values the dedication and commitment to service demonstrated by our member agencies in their work with their communities.  We wish to highlight outstanding individual agency staff in a series of profiles that will appear each month in Catholic Legal Immigration News.    Jossy Rogers Program Director / BIA Accredited Representative
Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Assistance Services
Catholic Charities of Omaha, Nebraska