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What’s Up with DACA: A Guide to Know Your Rights

Posted on 09/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Understanding President Trump's 9/5 Announcement 

Looking for answers on what’s up with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) after President Trump’s September 5...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Executive Orders

Catholic Charities Joins Rally to Support DREAMers

Posted on 09/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Remains Steadfast in Solidarity

The Trump administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) today, September 5, 2017, a program that has protected from deportation nearly 800,000 young undocumented...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Catholic Charities Statement on Supreme Court Deadlock

Posted on 06/23/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio addresses this recent Supreme Court decision with city officials and community leaders 

Today, the Supreme Court announced a 4-4 ruling in U.S. vs. Texas, the highly contentious case questioning the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Supreme Court decision, DACA, DAPA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans

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

Largest Free Legal Screening Event on Deferred Action Just Held in NYC

Posted on 04/14/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

 
CRAIG WARGA/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS.

By Alice Kenny More than 600 people, mostly immigrants desperate for honest information on...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Deferred Action for Parental Accountability

How to Fight Confusion on Immigration Reform

Posted on 03/26/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joined three governors in filing a brief on Monday, March 23, 2015 to push back against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Catholic Charities teamed with nonprofit providers to...

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

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Deferred Action for Parental Accountability

Catholic Charities Joins Protest Against Judge's Last-Minute Kibosh on Immigration Reform

Posted on 02/19/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Immigrants and their supporters are rallying across New York to protest a judge’s Monday night order that stymies President Obama’s executive action to reform immigration policies. 

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Msgr. Sullivan

Whiz Kid Immigrant Works with FB’s Mark Zuckerberg but Still Can’t Get Permanent Legal Status

Posted on 02/4/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Similar to many New Yorkers, Carlos Vargas attended kindergarten through college in New York City. Similar to very few, he worked on a mobile app with Facebook CEO Mark...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Mark Zuckerberg