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Who Are These “Unaccompanied Minors”?

Posted on 04/10/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Find Out from Those Who Know Them Best

By Anthony Enriquez

Director of Catholic Charities Unaccompanied Minors Program

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Anthony Enriquez, unaccompanied minors

Sisters Flee from Violence for Safety in the U.S.

Posted on 02/26/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Disabled and Abused


Julia Cruz

Walking Dogs to Support Her Family

Abandoned by her husband, Juana Cruz tried to support her daughters, Julia and Estefany, with the only job she could find in their impoverished town of Chlatenango...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: El Salvador, unaccompanied minors, Brett Stark

Eastern Conference Soccer Champs Face Off

Posted on 08/3/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Remind Immigrant Teens to Stand Strong


La Union F.C. watched New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire at Yankee Stadium.

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

Tags: Immigrant teen soccer club, La Union F.C., Eastern Conference soccer club, New York City FC, Chicago Fire, Yankee Stadium, unaccompanied minors

Cutting Edge on Immigration & Justice

Posted on 02/3/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities inimitable Mario Russell, Director, Immigrant & Refugee Services, once again hit the target dead on during his talk at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law School last Friday, January 26th, about immigration...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

The Inside Scoop From Former Immigrant Teen

Posted on 07/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities’ own Migration Counselor Elvis Garcia Callejas was invited with a group of immigrants and refugees to participate in the national 2015 Migrant and Refugee Leadership Academy held last month in Baltimore and Washington D.C....

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

Catholic Charities Takes Charge When the Melting Pot Boils Over

Posted on 05/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Victor Cueva, 25, an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow. He is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, unaccompanied minors, Victor Cueva

Harvard Law Touts Groundbreaking Catholic Charities Project

Posted on 05/13/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Credit: Mark Bonifacio

By Kim Ashton Harvard Law Today

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

Without a Lawyer in Immigration Court, Children Are Lost

Posted on 01/28/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

    

 

The premier Spanish-language newspaper, El Diario, turns to Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services C. Mario Russell for regular updates on immigration reform...

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

Tags: Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services, El Diario, immigration court, refugee resettlement, U.S. Immigration, unaccompanied minors

Unpacking Tons of Food to Feed the Hungry

Posted on 01/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Fox News Latino spotlighted the massive collective effort kicked off yesterday by Catholic Charities staff, volunteers and Goya Foods to feed our hungry neighbors.  

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: UJA-Federation, Goya, unaccompanied minors, Fox News Latino

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