Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Job Preparation & Placement

Job Preparation & Placement

Finding work is hard. Catholic Charities experts help with resumes, job search, interviews, employment training, English instruction and high school equivalency (GED) prep.

Some Catholic Charities agencies may work with a specific population such...

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Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Avoiding & Reporting Wage Theft

What to Do About Wage Theft

If you do not receive the wages you earned, you have rights, regardless of immigration status.

First step, tell your employer to check if it was a mistake.

If not corrected, make sure you keep any records you have of the hours and work you did...

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Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Reporting Exploitation & Fraud

Reporting Exploitation & Fraud

Be very careful before paying “notaries” or anyone making promises to change your immigration status or offer legal advice.

Only qualified immigration attorneys and individuals who work for an organization that is approved by the US Government...

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Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Other Resources

Other Resources for English & Citizenship Classes

Many community organizations offer English classes, practice materials and online programs to practice English or prepare for citizenship exams.

For referrals to English and Civics providers, call the New York State (...

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Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Contacting the New Americans Hotline

New York State (NYS) New Americans Hotline: 800-566-7636

Available 9am – 8pm EST, Monday - Friday; Saturday-Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Charities operates the New York State New Americans Hotline. This statewide multilingual phone service provides fast,...

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Catholic Charities Community Services - Immigration Legal Services

The Department of Immigration Services offers legal consultations & representation to documented and undocumented newcomers regarding their immigration status.

Please contact our office for more information. All matters are treated professionally and confidentially....

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Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Avoiding & Reporting Wage Theft

What to Do About Wage Theft

If you do not receive the wages you earned, you have rights, regardless of immigration status.

First step, tell your employer to check if it was a mistake.

If not corrected, make sure you keep any records you have of the hours and work you did...

Read More

Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Job Preparation & Placement

Job Preparation & Placement

Finding work is hard. Catholic Charities experts help with resumes, job search, interviews, employment training, English instruction and high school equivalency (GED) prep.

Some Catholic Charities agencies may work with a specific population such...

Read More

Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees - Other Resources

Other Resources for English & Citizenship Classes

Many community organizations offer English classes, practice materials and online programs to practice English or prepare for citizenship exams.

For referrals to English and Civics providers, call the New York State (...

Read More