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Affiliate Newsletter (March 2018)

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Updates from the Network

New Affiliates

Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas

ARISE Support Center in Alamo, Texas

Question Corner (March 2018)


My client is the mother of an adult United States citizen daughter who is on active duty in the military. Last year, my client successfully applied for parole in place, and her status will expire on Oct. 8, 2018. My client won’t be able to become a permanent resident though because she made a false claim to citizenship on an I-9 form in 2015. Will my client be eligible to renew her parole?



Update from the Center for Immigrant Integration (March 2018)

This month, CLINIC’s Center for Immigrant Integration is reminding religious communities how Holy Week pilgrimages can be used to engage or support immigrants among them. Also, check out how two Orange County, California, residents are highlighting the commonality between Latinos and Muslims


Center Updates:

Blog: An ode to Holy Week pilgrimages and the communities they strengthen

This Holy Week, believers around the world set off on religious pilgrimages as a way to engage in prayer, sacrifice and reflection. Learn how they, too, are a way to engage immigrants in your community.


Outside Events, Webinars, and Resources:

Building a Latino-Muslim coalition

Since 2016, Rida Hamida and Ben Vasquez channeled their passion for immigrant rights with a series of intersectional advocacy events. From “Adventures in Al-Andalus” to #IStandWithHijabis, they are on a mission to highlight the commonality between Latinos and Muslims. Check out their newest venture, #TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque, which is a direct response to comments from the founder for Latinos for Trump.


Stories of integration 

Colorado Providers for Integration Network is sharing integration stories! Their “Stories of Integration” series uses interviews, photography, blogs and video to humanize immigrants of all backgrounds. They also include reflections by members from the receiving community to show how their lives have been positively influenced through integration.