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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

Best Volunteer Opportunities in New York to Help Immigrants and Refugees

Posted on 04/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tailored Just for You

Passionate about immigrant rights?  Then, no matter where you live, we have the best volunteer opportunities in New York to help immigrants and refugees tailored just for you.

Just click the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Volunteering, immigration

Celebrating the End of Women’s History Month

Posted on 03/31/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

And the Beginning for Esmeralda Hoscoy & Others Like Her in Making History

Shout it out, ladies!  Today is the last day of Women’s History Month and we have a lot to be proud of!  Here at Catholic Charities, our own Esmeralda Hoscoy, Regional...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Women’s History Month

Get Your Immigration Questions Answered on Univision TV

Posted on 03/30/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Attorney Franco Torres Premiers Tonight for This Weekly Segment


Catholic Charities own Immigration Attorney Franco Torres

Catch Catholic Charities own Immigration Attorney Franco Torres to ask your pressing...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Attorney Franco Torres, UNIVISION

Advice for Irish Emigrants Worried about ICE Raids

Posted on 03/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In its latest newsletter, Aisling Arts Community Center, a Catholic Charities affiliate, provides advice for Irish immigrants worried about ICE raids:

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Irish emigrants, ICE Raids

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

Eyewitness to New Immigration Enforcement Tactics

Posted on 03/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First-Person Account From Catholic Charities Director of Immigrant Services

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Immigration Director, C. Mario Russell, New York City Council on Immigration, immigration enforcement tactics

Myths & Facts in the Current Immigration Debate

Posted on 03/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Answers to Common Questions

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Refugees Rebuild Lives Thanks to Bank of America Volunteers

Posted on 02/27/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Managing Directors & More Offer Career Counseling

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Job Readiness & Placement

Tags: Bank of America, Volunteerting

New York Times Offers Peek into Catholic Charities Immigration Clinic

Posted on 02/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Faces of Fear and Anxiety


Delfin Polanco, from the Dominican Republic, waiting for an appointment to speak to a lawyer about his immigration case at a Catholic Charities office in New York. Credit Sam Hodgson for...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Immigration Legal Services

Tags: New York Times, Catholic Charities immigration refugee legal clinic

Immigration Hotline Calls Jump 70% since Presidential Election

Posted on 02/21/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Telethon Answers Questions about Major Shift in Immigration Laws


A Client (R) seeks advice from Catholic Charities immigration attorney Franco Torres on whether her son is protected by DACA can travel outside the U.S.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: NYS New Americans Hotline, Department of Homeland Security

Top Immigration Tips for Non-Citizens

Posted on 02/16/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Monsignor Sullivan Speaks with NBC Reporter on  Recent ICE Raids
Monsignor Sullivan Speaks with NBC Reporter on  Recent ICE Raids

Combating a Climate of Fear

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: NBC New York, immigration phone bank, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Mexican Consul General Meets Yonkers Day Laborers

Posted on 02/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Mexican Consul General Diego Gomez Pickering surrounded by immigrants & stormed by media in Yonkers.

Threats to call the police were sparked yesterday, February 13, when news media filiming the Mexican Consul General's an ad hoc  meeting with...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Obreros Unidos de Yonkers, Day Laborers

The Best Answers to Your Questions about the Refugee Ban & Immigration Changes

Posted on 02/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Catholic Charities operates the New York State New Americans Hotline. 

Check out our free “Know Your Rights/ Conozca Sus Derechos” Immigration Week Events to get the best answers to your questions about the refugee ban and immigration...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: immigration week events, Trump executive orders, UNIVISION