Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline

Catholic Charities Calls on Supreme Court to Uphold DACA

By Catherine Kirch

On November 12th, the Supreme Court will hear arguments regarding the termination of the ...

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Mayor DeBlasio Stands with Catholic Charities on Public Charge Education

By Jim Sliney Jr

The “Public Charge” rule change is like a New York street hot dog – it keeps coming up. As the entire country waits to see if the administration’s change will take place,...

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Ask Us Questions about the Implications of Public Charge

By Jim Sliney Jr 10/9/19

On October 15th the federal government’s changes to the definition of “public charge” are set to go into effect. Many are nervous and confused about how this impacts them or...

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ICE Raids in New York: Catholic Charities Responds with Legal Resources

Immigrant family under legal stress in their home

by Jim Sliney Jr. and John-Mark de Palma

5 Min Read. Catholic Charities of New York is playing an ever-...

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An Important Statement on Immigration Raids in New York from Monsignor Sullivan

Father and his son at immigration rally crying and holding American flag

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, issued the...

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Groundbreaking “Pro Bono Project” Increases Legal Services for Immigrants

How This New Site & Our Volunteers Can Make a Difference

Free legal services for low-income, vulnerable immigrants multiplied dramatically thanks to a groundbreaking initiative,...

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

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...

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

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,...

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Attention Immigrants: Call Our New Americans Hotline for Help

Free, Confidential and Here for You

Our New Americans Hotline is here to help!


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

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...

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