Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

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Migration policy, advocacy in 2013 and beyond: New challenges, new opportunities

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 00:45 to Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 23:45


USCCB's Migration and Refugee Services and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) national conference

Migration policy and advocacy in 2013 and beyond: New challenges and new opportunities

Purpose: The conference will examine migration from both federal and state/local perspectives and will discuss methods for advancing the migration policy agenda of the Church in 2013 and beyond.

Who should attend:

  • State Catholic Conference staff
  • Diocesan staff, including Justice for Immigrants points of contact 
  • CLINIC Affiliates
  • Catholic Charities staff
  • Men and women religious
  • Parish ministry leaders
  • Priests and pastors
  • Lay members of the Catholic community

When: Monday‐Wednesday December 3‐5, 2012

Where: Atlanta, Georgia

Topics to be addressed:

Election analysis and prospects for federal immigration reform

State laws and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Arizona v. United States

Refugee protection challenges at the federal and state levels

State and local immigration enforcement issues

Strategic planning for 2013 and beyond

Communication and messaging

Migration trends, with a focus on the Southeastern U.S.

For more information, contact


Atlanta, GA