This is a series of updates related to immigration reform issues affecting Georgians with particular recognition of the potential impact from federal legislation now being considered in Congress.
Updates on Comprehensive Immigration Reform:
- Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 178
Work for Integration With Local Leaders. How can parish leaders work with local leaders to help with the integration of migrating people into their communities? The Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) offers suggestions. https://cliniclegal.org/resources/promoting-immigrant-integration- ideas-working-together-your-local-officials Refugee Travel Ban. The Trump … [Read More ]
- Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 177
Seek Qualified Assistance. In this time of uncertainty for immigrants and refugees, many seek help with legal issues. It is essential that everyone use only qualified attorneys or legal service providers. CLINIC offers resources to avoid unqualified individuals who prey … [Read More ]
- Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 176
Stay Up to Date on Executive Orders. Although the status of executive orders related to immigration changes frequently, avoid rumors and panic. Follow webinars from the Catholic bishops’ Justice for Immigrants campaign. http://justiceforimmigrants.org/news/webinar-executive-order-dhs-memoranda/ Advocacy Actions. While waiting for governmental action … [Read More ]
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