Alerts: policies, announcements, and partner resources, posted regularly. For a monthly archive of Alerts, go to the practice alerts section of the library.

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Factsheet: FY 2022 Continuing Resolution from the House

  • By: MLRI
  • Date: 10/04/21

This is a factsheet on the House-passed continuing resolution.

Statement by President Joe Biden on the Continuing Resolution

  • By: The White House
  • Date: 10/04/21

This statement describes the signing into law of the continuing resolution.

Quick FAQ on Enforcement Priorities

  • By: National Immigration Project / National Lawyers Guild
  • Date: 10/01/21

From the DHS September 30th memo, “Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law."

U.S. Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs)

  • By: IRAP
  • Date: 10/01/21

This page contains a list of many links to articles answering common SIV (and less common) questions. Helpful for both Afghan refugees and attorneys.

How to Support Pro Bono Work and Partnerships (webinar handout 9/28/21)

  • By: Immigration Advocates Network
  • Date: 09/28/21

The handout for the 9/28/21 IAN webinar. Pro bono representatives discuss what makes a case appealing to them and what nonprofits can do to attract pro bono volunteers.  In addition, learn how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected pro bono work and what this means moving forward. Our panelists represent various firm sizes and perspectives: Megan Kludt, Managing Partner, Curran, Berger & Kludt (CBK); Tonia Klausner, Partner, Wilson Sonsini; and Gina Delchiaro, Partner, Akerman LLP.

Congressional Inquiry Guidance

  • By: IRAP
  • Date: 09/27/21

This practice guide outlines how to make a congressional inquiry, who can make a congressional inquiry, and the benefits of making one.

Humanitarian Parole & Public Benefits: CA

  • By: CA Dept of Social Services
  • Date: 09/23/21

State based information on public benefits for humanitarian parole recipients.

Humanitarian Parole & Public Benefits: NY

  • By: Empire Justice Center & NYIC
  • Date: 09/23/21

State based information on public benefits for humanitarian parole recipients.

When Internal Migration Fails: A Case Study of Central American Youth

  • By: Angel Alfonso Escamilla García, Northwestern University
  • Date: 09/23/21

"This paper examines the experiences of Central American youth who have attempted internal relocation before migrating internationally. Based on interviews and participant observation with Guatemalan, Honduran, and Salvadoran youth migrating through Mexico, this paper shows how youth from the Northern Countries of Central America turn to their domestic networks to escape labor exploitation and gang violence before undertaking international journeys."

Find Resources for Assisting Afghan Clients

  • By: AILA
  • Date: 09/22/21

This page includes many resources, forms, and practice guides relevant to assisting Afghan clients right now. It is geared primarily toward legal service providers.

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