Comprehensive Immigration Report No. 294

Galvanizing State Support for Refugees. Refugees contribute to life in the United States on economic, social, cultural and other many levels but the Trump Administration is seeking to drastically limit the number of refugees allowed to enter the country and allowing state governors to prohibit federal refugee resettlement programs in a state. See how Justice for Immigrants can help you support refugees resettling in Georgia.

How Can You Organize Your Parish to Welcome Immigrants and Refugees? How can you and your parish follow Jesus’ teaching to welcome the stranger? If you want to follow that teaching, you need a plan. Read about the POWIR program from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and more importantly, see how you can put it to work in your community.

Lawyers, Paralegals and Others Counseling Immigrants, Beware! Criminal charges and convictions can have significant effects on immigrants even if the criminal activity is minor. Don’t make the mistake of ignoring the immigration of charges or convictions. CLINIC is offering a four part webinar on the immigration consequences of crimes. The consequences may not be what you think.