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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

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, Accessing Legal Help

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

New Help Desk Provides Free Immigration Legal Services

Posted on 09/15/2016 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.  Read this week in Spanish in El Diario...

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

Tags: Immigration Court Helpdesk, Immigration Legal services, deportation

Immigration Help Is Here

Posted on 09/9/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Catholic Charities Legal Assistance

If you or someone you know is an immigrant needing help, Catholic Charities legal assistance is here for you. 

We provide legal consultation, representation and assistance...

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

Tags: legal assistance, Immigration Legal services

New NaturalizeNY Lottery Increases Legal Immigrants’ Odds of Becoming Citizens

Posted on 07/13/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How

Just launched today, NaturalizeNY, a first in the nation public-private partnership, offers special help – and a special lottery – so legal immigrant green card holders in New York can live the dream:  become U.S. citizens...

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

Tags: Naturalize NY, immigration lottery, Office for New Americans, Immigrant and Refugee Services

ICE Immigration Raids - Know Your Rights!

Posted on 01/27/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers are stepping up raids as part of a targeted sweep of Central American migrants slated for deportation.

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

Tags: ICE Raids, deportation

$25K Swindled From Recent Immigrants

Posted on 07/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In one of the latest publicized examples of immigrants preyed on by swindlers, Hispanic couple Jorge and Gloria were scammed out of $25,000, reports Telemundo in a recent televised news program.

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