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Inside “SOMOS,” a NY Gathering to Empower the Hispanic Community

Posted on 03/14/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“Focused on the Advancement of Our People”: Larissa Story Shares Her Perspective


Larissa Story, 3rd from left, with fellow CCNY staff

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Permanent Affordable Housing, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Somos Conference, New York Government, Larissa Story, Dream Act, Legislature, Immigration NY, Opioid Crisis, Safe Housing

Chef Lidia Shares Her Journey from Refugee to Culinary Queen

Posted on 03/5/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Joins Catholic Charities to Inspire Teens at Fordham Prep

Students, spellbound and silent, listened as first famed chef Lidia Bastianich described her childhood as a refugee, then Catholic Charities NY Director of Immigrant Services Mario Russell...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Chef Lidia Bastianich, Catholic Charities Immigration, Mario Russell, Fordham Prep, Catholic Charities NY, Catholic Relief Services

Cabin Fever? We’ve Got the Cure

Posted on 02/19/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Latest New York Volunteer Opportunities Tailored Just for You

Stuck in frigid February and getting cabin fever? 

You betcha.

Luckily, here at Catholic Charities we have the cure.

With dozens of volunteer...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities, New York volunteer, cabin fever, Marie Kondo, Language help, seniors, Nutritious meals, volunteer

Top 6 Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 02/8/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Have Time to Give?  We Have Options!

As a premier provider of immigrant services in New York, Catholic Charities offers the best volunteer opportunities tailored just for you.

Choose from our Top 6 Immigration Volunteer opportunities for...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: immigration, volunteer, Catholic Charities NY, Welcoming & Integrating

No-Cost Preschool Assistance for Immigrant Children

Posted on 02/7/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Sign up and receive application help for FREE Pre-K programs for children ages three to four regardless of immigration status.  Applications for the upcoming school year are open now!

Thanks to Catholic Charities NY’s affiliate, LSA Family Health Service...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: LSA Family Health Service, no cost preschool application help, immigrant, children, NYC pre-k

Just-Passed NY DREAM Act Opens College Opportunities for Immigrant Children

Posted on 01/25/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Designed to also Improve NY State Economy

New York lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday slated to provide college opportunities for “Dreamer” youth while improving the economy of New York State.

Called the Jose Peralta New York State...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

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