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Immigration Executive Order Update

Posted on 08/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Know Your Rights

Worried how new Immigration Executive Orders could affect you and those you know?

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Executive Orders

Barbecue Brings Together Day Laborers and Police

Posted on 08/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Creating a Community

Ashley Jacks, a Catholic Charities summer intern from Elon University in North Carolina, recalls her experience at the day laborers’ barbecue she attended Sunday, July 30, in Yonkers, NY.

By Ashley Jacks

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

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

Gang Members or Bullied Children? You Decide.

Posted on 08/1/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The Latest On ICE Raids in Long Island

By Andrew Craycroft, Esq.

Catholic Charities Immigration Services

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: ICE, Operation Matador, Long Island immigration raids, Mara Salvatrucha gang, MS-13

College Intern Witnesses Immigrants' Reality

Posted on 07/28/2017 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Documents Immigrants’ Hopes & Fears

Ashley Jacks, a Catholic Charities summer intern and student from Elon University in North Carolina, gives her eye-opening first-person account of a recent Catholic Charities “Know Your Rights”...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Dutchess County, Immigration Legal Clinic, Ashley Jacks, Elon University

Independence Day 2017

Posted on 07/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Lives Lit Up by Catholic Charities

Fresh back from celebrating Independence Day - marking the moment 241 years ago when immigrants hailing from across the Atlantic first honored our nation’s birth - we today share a new story of jubilation. With your help, Catholic Charities helps for our neighbors in need regain their own independence...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Affiliated Agency Events, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Independence Day

Translating the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling

Posted on 06/29/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Important Tips Immigrants & Refugees Need to Know

The Supreme Court’s decision this past Monday, June 26, regarding President Donald Trump’s travel ban prompted questions, confusion and fear.  To help immigrants,...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Travel Ban

Syrian Family Finds Safety in the Bronx

Posted on 06/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Thanks Catholic Charities, Their “Angels on Earth”

Syrian Family Helped by Catholic Charities

The same day a US fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone prompting more terrifying news about  Syrian President Bashar al...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Syrian refugees, Bronx

Best Brooklyn Party Kicks Off World Refugee Day Celebration

Posted on 06/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Zumba, Pop-Up Art, Friendship & Inspiration

What a fun, inspiring New York night filled with new New Yorkers from around the world! 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: World Refugee Day Party 2017, Spaceworks, CAMBA, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, International Rescue Committee, Refugee and Immigrant Fund

Free Legal Clinic for Haitian Immigrants

Posted on 06/7/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Catholic Charities in Rockland County!

Looking for a free legal clinic to answer the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) recent “Handle Your Affairs” warning to Haitians temporarily living in the U.S...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: Haiti, Temporary Protected Status, TPS, Department of Homeland Security

$400,000 in Stolen Wages Returned to Workers

Posted on 06/2/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

High-Profile Win for Low-Profile Workers

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud

Tags: Westchester Labor Alliance, Day Laborers

Immigration Questions?

Posted on 05/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Our New York State New Americans Hotline for Answers

Do you have a question about an immigration matter?

Call The New York State New Americans Hotline (Formerly known as New York State...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New York State Immigration Hotline

Bronx Week Honors Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out These Top 4 Bronx Week Events!

 

Get the inside scoop from us,  Bronx insiders, as Bronx Week’s celebration of the best and brightest honors Catholic Charities to commemorate our 100-year...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Bronx Week, 2017 Bronx Day Parade