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Law-Abiding but Illegal, and Fearing the New Trump Rules - New York Times

02/24/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Delfin Polanco waits on Thursday morning for a lawyer to help him stay in the country where he raised his son and has lived for 22 years.

Like about 40 others, he arrived by 5 a.m. in Lower Manhattan for a legal clinic offered for immigrants by Catholic Charities. It will be hours before he is seen.

To pass the time, Mr. Polanco...

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02/22/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Catholic Charities Hotline in Collaboration with New York Immigration Coalition, Univision, El Diario, and Radio WADO Run Successful Three-Day Telethon

NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2017) – Catholic Charities’ NYS New Americans Hotline, open daily from 9 am-8 pm at (800) 566-7636, has had a 70% increase in call volume since the...

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¿Cuál es la diferencia entre una redada y una operación de captura por parte de ICE? - Univision

02/18/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

El abogado Franco Torres explicó por qué no se deben confundir ambas cuestiones y aclaró qué se debe hacer en caso de que un agente de inmigración llegue hasta la puerta de su casa.


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El alivio migratorio que Trump amenazó con eliminar, pero aún está vigente - El Diario

02/14/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

rante su campaña, el hoy presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, aseguró que una de las primeras acciones que tomaría cuando llegara a la Casa Blanca sería acabar con el programa de DACA, que entró en vigor en agosto del 2012 beneficiando a más de 1 millón de indocumentados que llegaron al país siendo menores de edad.

Y aunque las ...

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ICE Raids Spark Fear, Rumors in NYC's Immigrant Communities - NBC New York

02/14/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

People living in immigrant communities in New York City say fear is taking a toll on daily life after last week's Immigrations and Customs Enforcement operations sparked rumors and false information in their neighborhoods.

In Woodside, Queens, the silence was deafening at El Mariachi restaurant at lunchtime Tuesday, normally a bustling...

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02/13/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Mexican Consul General, Diego Gomez Pickering, will visit San Andreas Church on Monday, February 13th in Yonkers, New York. Members of the Catholic Charities of NY day laborers group, Obreros Unidos de Yonkers, will be in attendance to discuss topics such as employment rights and responsibilities to prevent exploitation and workplace abuses. In...

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Immigration Week Activity

02/13/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share



WHO:   Volunteer immigration legal staff from Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services and other organizations in the New York area Univision 41, El Diario la Prensa and Radio WADO                                                     

WHAT: Will conduct its 4th “Know your Rights/...

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¿Qué debe hacer un inmigrante en caso de que toquen a su puerta agentes de ICE? - Univision

02/12/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Franco Torres, abogado de inmigración de Catholic Charities, expresa que se debe pedir la identificación a los oficiales. Solo una orden emitida por un juez otorga el permiso para ingresar a una residencia.

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N.Y. Archdiocese sets five-year, $100 million goal for Catholic Charities - Crux

02/06/2017  |  Centennial News  |  Share

NEW YORK - The Archdiocese of New York opened a campaign to raise $100 million by 2022 for services and opportunities for children and families, especially the poorest and most vulnerable.

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan announced the campaign during a luncheon Jan. 29 at 30 Rockefeller Center as part of the opening of the archdiocese’s...

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Suspenden acciones ejecutivas del presidente - Telemudo 47

02/03/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Una gran victoria para activistas que han participado en protestas y actos simbólicos por ocho días consecutivos en contra de las acciones del presidente.

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The Libyan refugee who made it into the US before the ban - CNN

02/03/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Jetlagged and jittery, Hass walks through the arrivals door at John F. Kennedy International Airport -- eyes darting left and right, scanning the sea of strange faces in front of him.

He spots someone: A woman from Catholic Charities jumping up and down to catch his attention. She holds a sign, a big one. "Welcome to New York," it says....

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As Catholic Charities Opens Centennial Year, Cardinal Announces $100 Million Campaign - Catholic New York

02/01/2017  |  Centennial News  |  Share

Cardinal Dolan has announced a campaign to raise $100 million private philanthropic dollars during the next five years to provide help and create hope for children and families of New York, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, Catholic and non-Catholic alike.

The campaign is expected to leverage $4-5 billion when combined with...

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan Will Raise $100M to Fund Human Services for New Yorkers in Need - NBC4

01/30/2017  |  Centennial News  |  Share

Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced a $100 million fundraising campaign for New York City's human services Sunday as he marked the 100th anniversary of Catholic Charities of New York.

The privately funded initiative will be put toward improvements in the city's human services for New Yorkers in need. Combined with additional private funding...

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Catholic Charities launches $100M campaign to fund projects like affordable housing and helping immigrants - NY Daily News

01/29/2017  |  Centennial News  |  Share

Catholic Charities marked its 100th anniversary Sunday and launched a fund-raising campaign to raise $100 million over the next five years to support its charitable work.

“We don’t ask to see baptismal certificates, drivers licenses, passports or green cards,” Timothy Cardinal Dolan said in an address to the group’s centennial...

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Will Cardinal Timothy Dolan be able to fight Donald Trump’s executive orders on refugees? - AMNY

01/29/2017  |  Centennial News  |  Share

As hundreds prepared to gather at Battery Park to protest President Donald Trump’s executive orders severely limiting refugees on Sunday — a day after more than a thousand besieged JFK’s Terminal 4 to do the same — New York’s political, business and religious elite also huddled as one. How did they stand?

The 30 Rock lunch celebrating...

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