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Mario Russell – Out in the Desert, Part 2


Intake Center in Tijuana, MX 

By Jim Sliney Jr 

When Mario Russell, Director of Immigration and Refugee Services for Catholic...

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Mario Russell –Desert Immigration: Life and Death Every Day, Part 1

By Jim Sliney Jr 

The desert at night is cold. There is nothing to hold onto the heat. During the day of course it is hot, but worse still, it is dry. Winds never seem to stop in the desert. Shelter, water,...

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Miguel Angel Guity: The Journey of an Unaccompanied Minor

Photo by: Benjamin Norman for The New York Times

By Sara Aridi, The New York Times 

When Miguel Angel Guity Mejia was 16, he packed his Bible, a pair of shoes and some clothes in...

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Running Towards A Dream: Venezuelan Refugee Completes NYC Marathon


Raul Asención in green running the 2019 NYC Marathon 

By Catherine Kirch

Last Sunday, November 3rd,...

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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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UN Climate Change Summit: Catholic Charities of New York and Global Climate Migration

By Jim Sliney Jr

281,000 hectares of land. That’s almost 1,100 square miles. That’s also the amount of land that draught has made unusable in the Northern Triangle -- Guatemala, El Salvador,...

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Living the Promise of Her Faith: Sister Norma Pimentel


Sister Norma Pimentel, Photo by USDA

By Jim Sliney Jr  

Sister Norma Pimentel is the executive director of Catholic Charities of...

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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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Legal Aid, English Classes & More Canceled for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Catholic Charities NY Responds

By Alice Kenny

Legal aid along with English classes, recreation and more are now on the chopping block for unaccompanied immigrant children temporarily...

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