Immigration

Know Your Rights Campaign

Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc., with help from Nashville's Hispanic community and local churches, is organizing a "know your rights" campaign in response to actions by federal immigration officials on undocumented immigrants. This effort was funded by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) in Washington, DC.

CLINIC is concerned about how the surge in deportations was splitting up families and the effects on young children. As part of its response to the crackdown, Catholic Charities and community leaders are holding informational sessions at churches and community centers around Nashville to help immigrants be prepared for possible deportation or detention.

Families are encouraged to have a plan in place for what to do if a relative is detained or deported. The plan should include information on how to contact a lawyer and who should care for children.




SERVICES
The services of our Basic Needs Programs work to meet the needs of people we serve in a supportive way.
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Immigration Services provides counseling, assistance in completing immigration forms and photographs to individuals seeking assistance in most immigration matters.
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Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. has always been engaged in the humanitarian aid to refugees, starting with the finding of foster homes for 43 Cuban refugee children in 1962.
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If you are a parent looking for support to reduce stressors and increase your skills, our staff can help you with opportunities to meet the many challenges faced by families.
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A variety of services are provided to the Hispanic community in Middle Tennessee by Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc.'s Hispanic Services programs.
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Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. licensed Adult Daycare program follows a social model with supervised activities enhancing independence and self-esteem.
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Since 1976, Catholic Charities School Counseling Program has helped thousands of students and their families find their way during times of distress.
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Caring Choices is a state-licensed adoption agency operated by Catholic Charities of TN, Inc. serving all races and religions.
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We have been engaged in humanitarian aid to refugee since 1962. Thousands from more than 35 countries have received help through Catholic Charities.
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