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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

Cutting Edge on Immigration & Justice

Posted on 02/3/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities inimitable Mario Russell, Director, Immigrant & Refugee Services, once again hit the target dead on during his talk at Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law School last Friday, January 26th, about immigration...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

The Inside Scoop From Former Immigrant Teen

Posted on 07/10/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities’ own Migration Counselor Elvis Garcia Callejas was invited with a group of immigrants and refugees to participate in the national 2015 Migrant and Refugee Leadership Academy held last month in Baltimore and Washington D.C....

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

Catholic Charities Takes Charge When the Melting Pot Boils Over

Posted on 05/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Victor Cueva, 25, an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow. He is eager to give new immigrants in the Hudson Valley the help his family did not receive when it arrived...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, unaccompanied minors, Victor Cueva

Harvard Law Touts Groundbreaking Catholic Charities Project

Posted on 05/13/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share


Credit: Mark Bonifacio

By Kim Ashton Harvard Law Today

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: unaccompanied minors

Without a Lawyer in Immigration Court, Children Are Lost

Posted on 01/28/2015 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...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Director of Immigrant and Refugee Services, El Diario, immigration court, refugee resettlement, U.S. Immigration, unaccompanied minors

Unpacking Tons of Food to Feed the Hungry

Posted on 01/20/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Fox News Latino spotlighted the massive collective effort kicked off yesterday by Catholic Charities staff, volunteers and Goya Foods to feed our hungry neighbors.  

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: UJA-Federation, Goya, unaccompanied minors, Fox News Latino