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Life on the Frontlines of Immigration Reform

Posted on 10/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Jumping the High Dive to Rescue Lives

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.
Director of Immigration & Refugee Services
Catholic Charities NY

 

Just over a month has passed since our last update and, as you will see below,...

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

Tags: C. Mario Russell, Immigration Reform, DACA, International Center, JustLove

Hard to Believe But True: Find Out About Potentially Good News During Deportations

Posted on 05/11/2015 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. Learn this week in El Diario  about a possible silver lining for a lucky few during deportation proceedings.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: C. Mario Russell, Immigration Reform

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

President & Congress Guide Immigration Law -- Not Texas Judge

Posted on 03/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

El Diario, the premier Spanish-language newspaper, turns to Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services C. Mario Russell for regular updates on immigration reform. Questions about the impact of Texas Judge Andrew Hanen on...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, DAPA, Deferred Action, Immigration Reform

Catholic Charities Faces Off Against Judicial Order Live On ABC7

Posted on 03/4/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Join Mario Russell from Catholic Charities and Senator Adriano Espaillat on ABC7 as they take on the controversial judicial order that just blocked immigration reform....

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: ABC7, Immigration and Refugee Services, Immigration Reform

Don’t Let a Judge’s Temporary Stay Get in Your Way: PREPARE NOW for Immigration Reform

Posted on 02/25/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 

You know the drill; the back and forth on immigration reform. Don’t let it get in your way. This time it was a Texas Judge Andrew Hanen’s recent ruling that put a temporary halt on President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration. So instead of starting this month, changes in U.S. law to help immigrant parents, children, spouses,...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: children, Executive Action on Immigration, immigrant parents, Immigration Reform, Judge Andrew Hanen, New Americans Hotline, spouses

Immigration Reform Answers in Every Language

Posted on 02/3/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

So many questions about immigration reform! ¡Tantas preguntas! 

At Catholic Charities we have answers in nearly every language.

 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: El Centro Inmigrante, Immigration Reform, President Barack Obama, Mayor’s Office of Immigration Reform