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New Yorkers, Don’t Shut the Door on Refugees

Posted on 06/14/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Diversity Is What Makes Our City Special

By Kelly Agnew-Barajas

Director of Refugee Resettlement, Catholic Charities NY

What Makes New York Unique?  

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, refugee resettlement, Kelly Agnew-Barajas, El Diario

Bearing Witness - & Impacting - Immigration History

Posted on 02/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Latest Immigration Roundup

 

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Catholic Charities NY Director of Immigration & Refugee Services

We are growing accustomed—though never comfortable—with the pace of change and...

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

Tags: WNYC, UNIVISION, El Diario, TPS

All You Need to Know about the “RAISE” Immigration Plan

Posted on 08/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Change ≠ Reform

 

RAISE Immigration Reform - Catholic Charities on El Diario

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: C. Mario Russell, El Diario

Immigration Questions? Call Our Free Immigration Hotline for Expert Advice

Posted on 04/17/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

We’re Teaming with Univision, El Diario & More to Help You

Starting NOW, April 17, 18, and 19, call our Immigration Hotline, 800-566-7636, from 4 pm – 7 pm for FREE professional advice on how to get in front of the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: UNIVISION, WADO, El Diario, New York State Immigration Hotline

Immigrants: Be On Notice

Posted on 03/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant & Refugee Services

C. Mario Russell uses his expertise as Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant & Refugee Services to also serve as a regular contributor on immigration issues for “El Diario” newspaper and our “Charity in Action” blog.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: El Diario, Executive Orders, C. Mario Russell

Immigration Attorneys on the Ground and in the Airports

Posted on 02/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Insider’s Update in Anticipation of Appeals Court Ruling on Refugee Ban

 

 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Executive order, refugee ban, El Diario

NaturalizeNY in Easy-to-Follow Bullet Points

Posted on 07/20/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

New Effort Helps Legal Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens

Governor Andrew Cuomo just launched “NaturalizeNY,” a statewide effort to help eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens. Just what is it, who will it help and how does it...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: NaturalizeNY, El Diario, New York State Office for New Americans

Syrian Crisis: Our Response Today Measures Our Strength Tomorrow

Posted on 06/3/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Six Steps Toward a Solution

By C. Mario Russell

Four million Syrian mothers, fathers, and children fled their country in the past five years as a result of the civil war in Syria and the terrifying rise of ISIS. Most escaped...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: ISIS, Syrian crisis, El Diario, Syrian refugees

A Mexico-US Wall Is Not The Answer

Posted on 04/14/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Unless You Like Answers That Fail

Donald Trump, one of the Republican candidates for President of the United States of America, recently offered the details of his plan for how a 1,000 mile wall separating Mexico and the United...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Donald Trump, El Diario

Immigrants Vote in Upcoming Presidential Election

Posted on 03/21/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

A Simple “How To”


Immigrants vote in presidential election

In less than eight months, the United States will vote to elect its next President along with new state and federal representatives and, as always, legal immigrants...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Immigrants Vote, Presidential Election, C. Mario Russell, El Diario, citizenship

Afraid of ICE Raids? Call Our Phonathon Today

Posted on 02/4/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Frightened you or someone you know will be deported?  You are not alone.

Fear streaked through the immigrant community after the Department of Homeland Security announced stepped up deportations.  So Catholic Charities teamed with the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New Americans Hotline, ICE Raids, New York Immigration Coalition, UNIVISION, El Diario, Radio WADO

A Special NYC Stop by Pope Francis

Posted on 07/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Pope Francis plans to make a special stop on his historic visit to New York City; a meeting with immigrants served by...

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Tags: El Diario, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Pope Francis Visit

The Number One Skill for Immigrant’s Success: English

Posted on 07/13/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

intlcntrclassPracticing English at Catholic Charities International Center

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Tags: El Diario, Immigrant and Refugee Services

Don’t Be Scammed

Posted on 04/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

As we wait to hear what will happen to the Texas court decision that blocks President Obama’s Executive Action...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: El Diario, Immigrant and Refugee Services, Immigration Reform, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs