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Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA By Jennie Guilfoyle and Susan Schreiber

CLINIC Encouraged by Supreme Court Decision on Immigration

CLINIC ENCOURAGED BY SUPREME COURT DECISION ON IMMIGRATION Washington, D.C. (June 25, 2012)  The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is encouraged by today’s 5-3 Supreme Court decision to strike down three of the four provisions of Arizona’s immigration law that were challenged earlier this year.   

Filing Successful Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner's Guide

CLINIC's new book Filing Successful Provisional Waivers: A Practitioner's Guide provides a step-by-step guide to the new provisional waiver process.

Federal Judge Delivers Tough Blow to “America’s Toughest Sheriff” (June 2013)

More than eight months after hearing testimony in the civil trial, a U.S.

Arizona and Nebraska Still Battling to Keep DACA Recipients Off the Road (June 2013)

Last August, the Obama Administration began implementing its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program – a policy through which certain undocumented individuals receive temporary permission to stay in the U.S. for two years as well as the right to apply for employment authorization. After some initial resistance to issuing driver’s licenses to DACA grantees, most states eventually decided to do so. At this time, only two states – Arizona and Nebraska – continue to deny state driver’s licenses or identification cards to DACA recipients.   

Access to Elementary and Secondary Education for Immigrant Children (Oct 2014)

As states and municipalities have taken an increasing interest in immigration issues over the last few years, some legislatures and school districts have sought to restrict access to public education to immigrant children.[1] This document discusses children’s fundamental right to education in the United States, regardless of immigration status.   What are the educational requirements for children in the United States?