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CATHOLIC CHARITIES TO KICK OFF DACA DAY OF ACTION AT 8:30 AM ON MONDAY SEPT. 25

Attorneys from Catholic Charities will help eligible DACA recipients renew applications before October 5 deadline

Remarks by Steve Banks, Commissioner, HRA; Bitta Mostofi, Acting Commissioner, MOIA; and Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of New York

On Monday, September 25, 2017, at 8:30 am Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services will kick off the DACA Day of Action to help eligible DACA recipients renew their applications before the October 5 deadline.  The kick-off event will be held at Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services (80 Maiden Lane.)

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of New York will lead a brief press conference, followed by remarks by Steve Banks, Commissioner, HRA New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA) and Bitta Mostofi, Acting Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), to thank Catholic Charities’ legal service staff for their continuous work.

Following the remarks, Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services, and close to a dozen legal service providers, will offer free application renewal assistance for DACA recipients whose cards expire before March 2018.  Free immigration legal consultations for DACA recipients will also be provided. To-date, CCCS has 26 scheduled appointments.  This clinic is but one example of the critical work Catholic Charities is providing across the five boroughs, with support from the City, and the importance of connecting Dreamers with legal services ahead of the October 5 renewal deadline.

 

WHAT:                 

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services to hold DACA Day of Action

WHO:                    

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of New York

Steve Banks, Commissioner, New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA)

Bitta Mostofi, Acting Commissioner, Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)

WHEN:                                  

Monday, September 25, 2017

8:00 AM | Media Arrival

8:30 AM | Remarks Begin

9:00 AM | Applicants Arrive, Clinic Begins

WHERE:               

Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services

80 Maiden Lane 13th Floor New York, NY10038

 

CONTACT:          

Amanda Perez, Amanda_Perez@dkcnews.com, 917-562-8268