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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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St. John’s Law Hosts March for Justice Program on Immigration Policy

03/24/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

On Monday, March 20, 2017, St. John’s Public Interest Center and Coalition for Social Justice hosted program titled “Families, Neighbors, Refugees: How New Immigration Policies Impact Our Community.”

The program featured two experts in the field: Sharone Schwartz-Kaufman, managing attorney for immigration at Catholic Migration Services...

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Recalls Service of Irish, Others in Archdiocese and Beyond - Catholic New York

03/23/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

The flags snapped in the wind and the marching bands echoed up and down Fifth Avenue as New York celebrated the heritage and culture of the Irish. But the festival was also about caring for those in need and remembering heroes.

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade honored two organizations that are celebrating their centennial this year:...

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Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Chancellor Fariña and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Agarwal Announce Additional Immigration Guidance, Resources for Schools and Families - NYC.Gov

03/21/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

NEW YORK – As part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Cities’ Day of Immigration Action, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal today announced the expansion of immigration guidance and supports for schools and families, providing a detailed...

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NYC Orders Schools to Turn Back Donald Trump’s Immigration Authorities at the Door - The Observer

03/21/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

The city unveiled a formal set of protocols to for how schools must react if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrive on the property—guidelines intended to reassure immigrant New Yorkers anxious over President Donald Trump’s aggressive enforcement agenda.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito,...

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Scared and planning for the worst: Immigrants brace for deportation - CNN

03/20/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

New York (CNN)Ninety-seven people are at Catholic Charities this morning. It feels like a hospital waiting room.

The sense of anticipation is palpable: Every time a charity worker comes to the front of the room with a clipboard, everyone looks up, waiting for their names to be called. For their questions to be answered.   What happens if...

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Protegiendo a los inmigrantes: recomendaciones para Nueva York - El Diario

03/19/2017  |  News Articles  |  Share

Con dos órdenes de ejecución firmadas en enero de 2017, el presidente ha intentado cambiar el panorama de inmigración de nuestra nación. Si bien hay razones para creer que será muy difícil y muy costoso implementar estas órdenes -sin mencionar los desafíos legales que se van a crear- las mismas parecen haber dado a las agencias de inmigración y...

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Media Advisory: Legendary Latin jazz musician and Grammy Award Winner

03/08/2017  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Bronx, New York – March 8, 2017 -- Grammy award winner and Latin jazz musician Dave Valentin passed peacefully early this morning surrounded by his family and loved ones at the Throggs Neck Rehab & Care Facility in the Bronx where he had been since 2015.

Dave was born to Puerto-Rican parents in the Bronx and attended the High School...

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03/07/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

New York, NY – March 6, 2016 – In light of today’s announcement from the White House on the executive order affecting immigration, I would like to reaffirm Catholic Charities of New York’s deep commitment to our immigrants and refugees. Catholic Charities of New York has a 100-year legacy of compassionately welcoming and effectively integrating...

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