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Caring for immigrant youth fleeing Central America -Crain's New York

05/19/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

A year before former President Barack Obama declared the waves of children crossing the Mexican border a humanitarian crisis, a Guatemalan teen showed up at Dr. Alan Shapiro’s mobile health clinic outside a drop-in homeless center in Harlem. The boy had accidentally washed his medication in the laundry. He could explain little of his situation...

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¿Qué requisitos se deben cumplir para poder solicitar asilo político? - Univision

05/12/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

El abogado Franco Torres explica, en primer lugar, que las personas que pueden pedir asilo son aquellos que por alguna amenaza no pueden regresar a su país de origen. Además, para aplicar a esta solicitud, tienen un año para poder hacerlo, desde el último ingreso a los Estados Unidos.

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    Estos son los obstáculos que debe enfrentar un inmigrante mientras ajusta su estatus migratorio - Univision

    05/05/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    El abogado Franco Torres asegura que el registro de entradas y salidas de los Estados Unidos es muy importante en el proceso. También, se tiene en cuenta el historial criminal de las personas que buscan este ajuste.


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    Rockland Co. Bar Association Selects Catholic Charities Director For Liberty Bell Award - New City Patch

    05/01/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    From Rockland County Bar Association: The Rockland County Bar Association selected Martha Robles, Director of Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland, to receive the annual Liberty Bell Award. Through this award, Martha Robles is recognized for her outstanding service in promoting a better understanding and respect for the...

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    Rockland Food Pantry Gets its Own Greenhouse - Nyack Patch

    05/01/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY — Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland unveiled a new greenhouse on its property in Haverstraw New York on Earth Day. Funded by a New York State grant secured by NYS Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, the greenhouse is the first of its kind in the New York region to be constructed for the benefit of a food pantry.


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    Panel Examines Immigration Through Catholic Lens - Catholic New York

    04/26/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    In an illustration involving the plight of today’s refugees, two speakers at a recent immigration forum posed, from different perspectives, the necessity of the flight into Egypt of Joseph, Mary and the Child Jesus.

    “Perhaps the strongest message from Jesus about strangers and refugees and migrants is not what he said, but what he did,”...

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    Happy 100th Anniversary to Catholic Charities!

    04/25/2017  |  Statements from Catholic Charities  |  Share

    Happy 100th Anniversary to our beloved Catholic Charities. A century ago this very month, the legislature of New York State formally incorporated the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York to help the people of New York. Since then, for 100 years, this help and support has been provided with compassion and with respect for the...

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    04/18/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

    New York City – April 19, 2017 – The Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), a division of Catholic Charities Community Services of the Archdiocese of New York today announced the recipients of this year’s Club of Champions awards, to be presented by His Eminence Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan at the 81st Annual CYO Club of Champions Tribute.  The...

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    Archdiocesan Day of Service Provides Outlets for Revive Volunteers - Catholic New York

    04/13/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    Our readers may have seen recent CNY stories about the missions taking place in parish clusters across the archdiocese. Or perhaps you have noticed the mission schedules printed in each issue for the past few months. The listing is on Page 13 of this edition.

    Each parish in the archdiocese will take part in three-day missions this year...

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    A.G. Schneiderman Releases Tenants’ Rights Guidance For Immigrants Facing Landlord Harassment -

    04/12/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    A.G. Warns: My Office Will Pursue Any Landlord Who Harasses Tenants On The Basis Of Immigration Status.

    Albany, NY - April 12, 2017 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released a new "Know Your Rights" guidance, providing immigrant tenants in New York State with legal guidance in the event that they face landlord harassment on...

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    New York Becomes First State To Offer Legal Services To Immigrants Facing Deportation - VIBE

    04/11/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    Studies show a mere three percent of detained immigrants avoid deportation without a lawyer, but New York plans to change that.

    According to New York Daily News, the Empire State is set to dedicate $10 million from its new budget to immigrant legal services, with $4 million designated for the Vera Institute of Justice, $2 million for the...

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    04/11/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, will receive Cardinal Dolan at the Food Distribution Center

    His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan will visit Catholic Charities of New York’s Bronx Distribution Center on Holy Thursday, April 13, 2017, to distribute food to clients of the Center’s food pantry...

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    Catholic Charities and ShopRite Supermarkets Partner To Feed Hungry Families in Hudson Valley

    04/10/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

    2017 Feeding Our Neighbors Campaign Raises Equivalent of 390,000+ Meals

    At Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan’s annual Celebration of Charity dinner, ShopRite Supermarkets presented Catholic Charities...

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    “Cristo también fue un inmigrante”, el mensaje de semana santa de la iglesia católica en El Bronx - Univision

    04/10/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

    El padre Eric Cruz es el encargado de liderar esta iniciativa que tiene como objetivo defender a todos los inmigrantes por medio de su despensa de alimentos y amor.

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    Operation Port Jervis Pride Receives Certification from National Anti-Drug Coalition at Annual Leadership Forum

    04/03/2017  |  Press Releases  |  Share

    For Immediate Release

    For more information, contact Kristin Jensen or 845. 294.5124, ext. 303

    Operation Port Jervis Pride, a community coalition for which Catholic Charities serves as the lead...

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