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  • Apr 22, 2015: New Pilot Program Assessment Letter for CDJ
    Apr 22, 2015: The DOS has recently announced that it will start a pilot program involving persons applying for an immigrant visa at the U.S. consulates in Cd. Juarez, Mexico (CDJ) and Montreal, Canada.  The National Visa Center will be conducting its standard review of the forms and documents submitted by the applicant, including a review of the affidavit of support, civil documents, and police certificates...
  • Apr 22, 2015: Update on CSPA’s One-Year Filing Requirement
    Apr 22, 2015: The Department of State (DOS) recently confirmed that it will accept payment of the immigrant visa fee as satisfying the one-year filing requirement under the Child Status Protection Act.  In order for a child in the preference category to retain the “under 21” age status, and thus remain in the F-2A or derivative category, he or she must has “sought to acquire the status of an alien lawfully...
  • Apr 22, 2015: CLINIC Helps Indiana Welcome Newcomers
    Apr 22, 2015: By Jeff Chenoweth Across the country CLINIC and its 260-plus affiliates strive to welcome newcomers who seek to reunite with long-separated family members, work for fair wages with dignity, and find legal protections in the United States from persecution in their countries of origin. Helping our country, state, or local community to be welcoming to immigrants isn’t always easy, but it is the...

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  • Feb 26, 2014: Webinar: What's New About the New N-400?
    Feb 26, 2014: The webinar will discuss changes in the format and content of the new N-400. Held on February 26, 2014.
  • Nov 22, 2013: Webinar: State and Local Immigration Laws: Recap of 2013 and Outlook for 2014
    Nov 22, 2013: This webinar reviews some of the anti-immigrant and pro-immigrant laws passed by states in 2013 on topics including state-issued identification and driver's licenses, refugee resettlement, immigration enforcement, and access to higher education.
  • Nov 18, 2013: Webinar: Immigration Detention: Perspectives from D.C. and the Field
    Nov 18, 2013: Click Here to Download the PPT Slides This webinar will address immigration detention, including the federal mandate requiring the detention of certain immigrants, the recent rise of immigration detention, and alternatives to detention. Additionally, the panel will include local perspectives on the effects of detention facilities on communities and how local stakeholders can help combat this...

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  • Jan 1, 2013: CLINIC Comments on USCIS Revisions to Form I-131, Application for Travel...
    Jan 1, 2013: On December 31, 2012, CLINIC, the American Immigration Council, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association responded to USCIS’s Notice of Revisions to Form I-131, Application for Travel Document.
  • Nov 1, 2012: Comments on the Department of Health and Human Services' DACA/Lawfully...
    Nov 1, 2012: On October 23, 2012, CLINIC and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services in response to the Department’s amendment of the definition of the term “lawfully present.”  The amendment will prevent those granted deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from accessing affordable health...
  • Oct 23, 2012: Comments on the Department of Health and Human Services' DACA/Lawfully...
    Oct 23, 2012: On October 23, 2012, CLINIC and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services in response to the Department’s amendment of the definition of the term “lawfully present.”  The amendment will prevent those granted deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from accessing affordable health...

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  • Oct 9, 2013: The Arizona SB 1070 Litigation (2012)
    Oct 9, 2013: Back to State and Local Immigration Project Page   Click here for 6/25/2012 Supreme Court opinion Where Is S.B. 1070 Now? (July 2014)   Resources

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