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Government Shutdown Multiplies Backlog of Immigrants Meriting Deportation or Relief

Posted on 01/15/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

NY1 Turns to Catholic Charities NY for Insight

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Best Volunteer Opportunity to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 01/11/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Speak French, Too? We Need You!

Check out our latest opportunity at Catholic Charities for the best way to help immigrants in New York…

French speakers are needed at our Refugee Resettlement Department in downtown Manhattan!

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Attacked by Zealots in India, Catholic Family Finds Safety in NYC

Posted on 01/2/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Learn More about Them Here and in The New York Times

A fractured collarbone. Spinal fractures. Head wounds.

Antony Fernandez, his wife and daughter suffered devastating injuries six years ago after an attack in their home in India, reports John...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Antony, Sheehan & Aiswarya Fernandez, RSS, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Catholic Charities’ Phone Bank & Facebook “Public Charge” Live Event Reaches 14,000

Posted on 10/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Indicates Immigrants’ Concern & Confusion

 

More than 14,000 people concerned about the U.S. Administration’s proposed “Public Charge” immigration rule connected through a free phone bank and Facebook Live event hosted last week by Catholic Charities NY and its partners, a clear measure of immigrants’ confusion over the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Tags: Immigration public charge, Raluca Oncioiu, Catholic Charities NY, Office for New Americans, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation, Univision and El Diario

Get Free Answers to Your Immigration "Public Charge Rule" Questions

Posted on 10/1/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Catholic Charities Telethon & Facebook Live Event

Confused and frightened by how the just-announced Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed “public charge rule” could impact immigrants? 

Call our live Phone Bank, 1-800-566-...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, public charge rule, telethon, facebook live, DHS, 1-800-566-7636, Mayor’s Immigration Office, the New York Immigration Coalition, Hispanic Federation

ATTORNEYS – Train for Our FREE Immigration Legal Clinics; EVERYONE – Volunteer to help!

Posted on 09/25/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out These Two (2)! Great Immigration Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity #1!

Are you an attorney looking to brush up on humanitarian and family-based immigration?

  • Sign up for our FREE Training Opportunity for Community Legal...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: free immigration legal clinics, immigration volunteers, immigration attorneys, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Catholic Charities, immigration volunteer

NY Bar $15K Award Helped Catholic Charities Expand Immigrant Legal Services for Children

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Gave Hope of Reunification to Parents Separated from Their Children

Foundation Board member Martin Minkowitz (second from left) with (L-R) Emma Doughty, Martin Minkowitz, Kelly Agnew-Barajas, Gladys Valverde and Samuel Heptig.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: New York Bar Foundation, Catholic Charities Community Services NY, Central American Minors Legal Services

Download Our Free Find Help App

Posted on 09/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Immediate, Local Help at Your Fingertips

Catholic Charities of New York has gone mobile to deliver services for New Yorkers – non-Catholics and Catholics alike – in four critical areas of need!

Find immediate, local help at your fingertips...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: Find Help App, Catholic Charities NY

All Inclusive Immigration & Refugee Services!

Posted on 08/31/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

At Catholic Charities, You Name It; We’ve Got It

When it comes to free and low-cost services for immigrants and refugees, you name it; we’ve got it here at Catholic Charities NY.  Our comprehensive immigration services span from New York City to the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: free comprehensive immigration services, free comprehensive refugee services

A solution to the US border crisis?

Posted on 08/16/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Treat Detained Migrants as Refugees

Catholic Charities NY attorney Jodi Ziesemer writes in the Guardian & El Diario about a solution to the border crisis; treat migrants as refugees

By Jodi Ziesemer

Catholic Charities NY...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Jodi Ziesemer, solve the U.S. border crisis.

How to Get Help to Separated Immigrant Families Reunited in New York

Posted on 08/9/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Please Share This Information if You Know a Family in Need

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Immigrant and Refugee Services

Catholic Charities Community Services

Dear Friends,

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: Help for separated immigrant families in New York

There Are Still Immigrant Children Waiting to Be Reunited with Their Parents

Posted on 07/30/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Report from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

As I write to you today, there are still many migrant children in New York and throughout the country separated from their parents. The deadline for the reunification of all families was July 26 and we know it...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: William, Javier reunited immigrants

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