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NY Bar $15K Award Helped Catholic Charities Expand Immigrant Legal Services for Children

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Gave Hope of Reunification to Parents Separated from Their Children

Foundation Board member Martin Minkowitz (second from left) with (L-R) Emma Doughty, Martin Minkowitz, Kelly Agnew-Barajas, Gladys Valverde and Samuel Heptig.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: New York Bar Foundation, Catholic Charities Community Services NY, Central American Minors Legal Services

Download Our Free Find Help App

Posted on 09/7/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Immediate, Local Help at Your Fingertips

Catholic Charities of New York has gone mobile to deliver services for New Yorkers – non-Catholics and Catholics alike – in four critical areas of need!

Find immediate, local help at your fingertips...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Temporary & Transitional Residences

Tags: Find Help App, Catholic Charities NY

All Inclusive Immigration & Refugee Services!

Posted on 08/31/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

At Catholic Charities, You Name It; We’ve Got It

When it comes to free and low-cost services for immigrants and refugees, you name it; we’ve got it here at Catholic Charities NY.  Our comprehensive immigration services span from New York City to the...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: free comprehensive immigration services, free comprehensive refugee services

A solution to the US border crisis?

Posted on 08/16/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Treat Detained Migrants as Refugees

Catholic Charities NY attorney Jodi Ziesemer writes in the Guardian & El Diario about a solution to the border crisis; treat migrants as refugees

By Jodi Ziesemer

Catholic Charities NY...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Jodi Ziesemer, solve the U.S. border crisis.

How to Get Help to Separated Immigrant Families Reunited in New York

Posted on 08/9/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Please Share This Information if You Know a Family in Need

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director, Immigrant and Refugee Services

Catholic Charities Community Services

Dear Friends,

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Contacting the New York State New Americans Hotline, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: Help for separated immigrant families in New York

There Are Still Immigrant Children Waiting to Be Reunited with Their Parents

Posted on 07/30/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Special Report from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

As I write to you today, there are still many migrant children in New York and throughout the country separated from their parents. The deadline for the reunification of all families was July 26 and we know it...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: William, Javier reunited immigrants

On Deadline for Family Reunification, Immigration Director Gives Thanks

Posted on 07/27/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“History Will Remember Those, Like You, Who Responded”

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director of Immigration & Refugee Services

Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: family reunification deadline, C. Mario Russell, Catholic Charities NY

Immigrant Teens Realize Their Dreams of Playing Major League Soccer

Posted on 07/24/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pros for a Day

On Orangeburg’s green rolling hills, 90 immigrant teens joined major league soccer player Alexander Callens at the New York City Football Club’s upstate training facility on July 16th. The event gave the children, born in Central...

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

Tags: Immigrant teens soccer, New York City Football Club, major league soccer, Alexander Callens, upstate training camp

Children Separated at the Border; Reunited in the Bronx

Posted on 07/16/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

 Catholic Charities Finds Room in the Inn

Highlights from an amazing day!

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities NY room in the inn, Immigrant children separated at the border, reunited in the Bronx

Separated Immigrant Son, Age 4, Reunited with his Dad

Posted on 07/12/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How Catholic Charities Helped

Dressed in a blue t-shirt decorated with monster trucks, his brown eyes round and trusting, William, 4, gives the cheese sandwich he is eating in the dining hall of a Bronx Catholic Charities agency to...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Keeping Families Together

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, reunite separated immigrant children

Refugees Welcome

Posted on 07/6/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

We Are Better Because of Them

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Kelly Agnew-Barajas, refugees welcome, Brooklyn Conservancy of Music, World Refugee Day Festival 2018.

Top 4 Ways to Help Separated Immigrant Children in New York

Posted on 07/2/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

How You Can Help

Thousands of immigrant children seperated their families are now searching for one another. Many of these children were sent to New York and placed in temporary care while their parents were placed in federal custody in other parts...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Keeping Families Together

Tags: Top 4 ways help separated immigrant children New York

Cardinal Dolan Weighs In on Separated Immigrant Children Crisis

Posted on 06/29/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

"Taking Children Away is Unbiblical & Un-American"

Dear friends in the Lord:

I write to you on a matter of serious pastoral, moral and humanitarian concern to our Church, and to me personally: the forced separation of children from their...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Keeping Families Together

Tags: Cardinal Timothy Dolan separated immigrant children, Catholic Charities delegation Texas

Crisis: Hundreds of Separated Immigrant Children Sent to NY

Posted on 06/28/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Urgent – Please Help

As I write today, thousands of children in our country remain separated from their parents. This is upsetting, heartbreaking, and absolutely unacceptable. This is not how we welcome newcomers in to this country.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Keeping Families Together

Tags: Urgent help 700 separated immigrant children in NY

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