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Legal Aid, English Classes & More Canceled for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Posted on 06/6/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities NY Responds

By Alice Kenny

Legal aid along with English classes, recreation and more are now on the chopping block for unaccompanied immigrant children temporarily housed in federal migrant shelters, according to an...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Immigrant and Refugee Services cuts in legal aid, English classes for unaccompanied immigrant children, Mario Russell

Reflections from the Border: Part 5

Posted on 06/5/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

“God Is Still Close”


Benedictine Monastery, Tucson, AZ

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Annie Kibrick, reflections at the Arizona border

Best Way New Yorkers Can Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Posted on 05/31/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer at Catholic Charities

By Alice Kenny 

Wish you could help immigrant children we see in the news, those fleeing all alone to the safety of our shores?

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

Tags: Catholic Charities, best volunteer New York, unaccompanied immigrant children

Reflections from the Border Part 4: Catholic Charities NY in Arizona

Posted on 05/29/2019 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The Extraordinariness of the Ordinary

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing thousands of detainees at the southern border to relieve overcrowding, overwhelming Catholic Charities agencies that serve these immigrants. The increasing...

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

Tags: Richard Espinal, Catholic Charities NY, Arizona immigrants border

Best Way to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on 05/9/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer at Catholic Charities Free Legal Clinics

By Alice Kenny

As more and more moms, dads and children from the gang-filled nations of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, flee for safety to the U.S., many of us wonder how we can make a...

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

Tags: immigration volunteer, free immigration legal clinics

How You Can Make a Difference in a Refugee’s Life

Posted on 04/26/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

One Person, One Family at a Time

Overwhelmed by news of suffering refugees fleeing to the safety of U.S. shores and wish you could help? Thanks to Catholic Charities NY’s partnership with Family-to-Family, you can join us in making a difference one...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, Family to Family, help a refugee

Attacked by Zealots in India, Catholic Family Finds Safety in NYC

Posted on 01/2/2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Learn More about Them Here and in The New York Times

A fractured collarbone. Spinal fractures. Head wounds.

Antony Fernandez, his wife and daughter suffered devastating injuries six years ago after an attack in their home in India, reports John...

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

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases, Antony, Sheehan & Aiswarya Fernandez, RSS, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Best Way to Help Immigrants in Rockland County

Posted on 12/3/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Volunteer at Our Community Legal Clinic 

Feeling helpless hearing about traumatized immigrants struggling to navigate our U.S. legal system? 

Here is how you can make a difference!

Come join us on December 14th,...

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Filed under: Accessing Legal Help, Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Supporting Immigrant Workers

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

Best Way New Yorkers Can Help Separated Immigrant Children

Posted on 06/27/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

At Catholic Charities We Know Each Child

Catholic Charities staff visit every one of the immigrant children separated from their families and placed by the Trump administration in orphanage-like shelters in the New York metropolitan area.  That’s...

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

Tags: Best ways New Yorkers can help separated immigrant children