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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. Francisco Gonzalez Immigration Program Manager, BIA
Catholic Charities CYO, San Francisco, CA

Ask Congress to Pass Immigration Reform: Register for CLINIC and JFI’s Advocacy Day!

CLINIC and the Justice for Immigrants campaign are organizing a day of Congressional advocacy on behalf of the immigrants we serve across the country. 

The Bishops’ Position on Immigration Reform

On February 13, 2013, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing entitled “Comprehensive Immigration Reform.”  Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, submitted written testimony describing the Catholic Church’s perspective in comprehensive immigration reform. 

Board Rejects Stand-Alone 212(h) Waiver

Board Rejects Stand-Alone 212(h) Waiver By Susan Schreiber

Supreme Court Revives the Categorical Approach

 Supreme Court Revives the Categorical Approach By Sarah Bronstein

Appointed Counsel and Bond Hearings for the Mentally Disabled

Appointed Counsel and Bond Hearings for the Mentally Disabled By Debbie Smith

Sixth Circuit Finds that TPS Creates Eligibility for Adjustment Under Section 245(a)

Sixth Circuit Finds that TPS Creates Eligibility for Adjustment Under Section 245(a) By Jennie Guilfoyle
U.S. Capitol, Senate side

CLINIC Summary of Senate Immigration Bill

On June 27, 2013, the Senate passed Senate Bill 744: the Border Security, Economic Competitiveness, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, by a vote of 68 to 32.  The measure includes significant reforms to family- and employment-based immigration programs, provides an earned path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, and provides for additional enforcement measures along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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