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Free New York Legal Clinics for Immigrants Worried about Deportation

Posted on 01/18/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Specializing in DACA, TPS and More!

Attention – Immigrants Terrified by Trump Administration Threats of Imminent Deportation!

Catholic Charities NY is offering free information sessions and legal clinics tailored just for you!  And if you want to...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Legal Clinic, DACA, TPS, immigration legal clinics

Special TPS Telethon for El Salvadorans and Fellow Immigrants Worried about Deportation

Posted on 01/11/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Call Us with Your Questions on Temporary Protected Status

Responding immediately to fears caused by the Trump administration’s just-announced changes to Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans along with...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: New York State New Americans Hotline, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, TPS, El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Honduras, Temporary Protected Status

Attention Attorneys, Accountants, ESL Teachers: Top Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 01/3/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Tailored Just for You

 

Do you have legal, budget management or teaching expertise you’d like to share?

Great!  Because here at Catholic Charities NY we have volunteer opportunities tailored just for you.

...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Volunteering, Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities Defends Dad Separated from Son with Downs Syndrome

Posted on 11/20/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Read This & More in Our Monthly Immigration Roundup

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Director of Immigration & Refugee Services

Catholic Charities NY

 

Yet another whirlwind month for Catholic Charities’...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: immigration, Refugees, C. Mario Russell

Best Way to Celebrate Thanksgiving 2017

Posted on 11/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Catholic Charities Campaign for Charity and Justice

While scribbling shopping lists, choosing turkeys and inviting relatives for our upcoming Thanksgiving feasts, how can we best celebrate the meaning behind the name of this...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Catholic Charities Campaign for Charity and Justice, Parish Collection

MS-13 Gang Warns Teen: “Join or Die”

Posted on 11/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hear Victor’s First-Person Account

 

Victor accepts Robin Hood Heroes award
Victor accepts Robin Hood Heroes award

A gang member from MS-13, the deadliest gang in the world, held a gun to Victor’s head.

“Join or...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Terra Firma, Brett Stark, atholic Charities NY, the Children’s Hospital, the Children’s Health Fund

Life on the Frontlines of Immigration Reform

Posted on 10/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Jumping the High Dive to Rescue Lives

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.
Director of Immigration & Refugee Services
Catholic Charities NY

 

Just over a month has passed since our last update and, as you will see below,...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: C. Mario Russell, Immigration Reform, DACA, International Center, JustLove

Day Laborers Mobilize to Direct Donations Straight to Mexico & Puerto Rico

Posted on 10/4/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“We Need to Share the Little We Have”

Day laborers dressed in yellow traffic vests to protect them as they work along busy roadways formed a human chain this past weekend, tossing crates of water, food, flashlights and...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities Obreros Unidos, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Hurricane Maria, Earthquake

DACA Day of Action!

Posted on 09/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Banding Together to Beat the DACA Deadline

 



Catholic Charities Immigration Legal services is kicking off DACA Day of Action today, September 25, 2017, to help eligible DACA recipients renew their applications before the October 5...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA

Catholic Charities’ Janet Hernandez Awarded First-Ever Yonkers Hispanic Trailblazers Award

Posted on 09/22/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pushes Our Communities from Darkness to Light

 

Ms. Hernandez receives award

From serving as an International Observer in Ecuadorian presidential elections to organizing day laborers in Yonkers, Catholic Charities Community...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Free DACA Immigration Legal Help!

Posted on 09/19/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Renew Your Application Now

En Español

Download the flyer from the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Immigration and Refugee Services, Immigration Legal Clinic

Top Ten DACA Resources

Posted on 09/14/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

The fate of young immigrant “Dreamers” - dismal last week and brighter today - remains in flux after President Trump first announced he was ending the Deferred Action for Immigrant Arrivals (DACA) program and today announced he is...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, New Americans Hotline, WADO, UNIVISION, Volunteering, Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services

What’s Up with DACA: A Guide to Know Your Rights

Posted on 09/6/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Understanding President Trump's 9/5 Announcement 

Looking for answers on what’s up with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) after President Trump’s September 5...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Executive Orders

Catholic Charities Joins Rally to Support DREAMers

Posted on 09/5/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Remains Steadfast in Solidarity

The Trump administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) today, September 5, 2017, a program that has protected from deportation nearly 800,000 young undocumented...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

All You Need to Know about the “RAISE” Immigration Plan

Posted on 08/24/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Change ≠ Reform

 

RAISE Immigration Reform - Catholic Charities on El Diario

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: C. Mario Russell, El Diario