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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

Eyewitness to Injustice at the Texas Border

Posted on 06/25/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

These Families Are Our Families

Fr. Eric Cruz joined a small contingent of priests and Catholic Charities representatives on a pilgrimage this past weekend to the Texas border to visit a fellow Catholic Charities agency serving immigrant children...

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

Tags: Catholic Charities, Fr. Eric Cruz, Texas border, separated immigrant children.

First-Hand Look into How Separated Immigrant Children Are Faring in NY

Posted on 06/22/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

“No Apparent Plan for Reunification”

After President Trump’s announcement this week that his administration will stop separating immigrant children from their families and news trickles out about possible detention instead of hundreds of thousands...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help, Help for Refugees, Asylees, & Victims of Trafficking, Keeping Families Together, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: Sofia Linarte, separated immigrant children in NY, Jose Xavier Orochena, NY1.

New Yorkers, Don’t Shut the Door on Refugees

Posted on 06/14/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Diversity Is What Makes Our City Special

By Kelly Agnew-Barajas

Director of Refugee Resettlement, Catholic Charities NY

What Makes New York Unique?  

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

Tags: Catholic Charities NY, refugee resettlement, Kelly Agnew-Barajas, El Diario

Bearing Witness - & Impacting - Immigration History

Posted on 02/21/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out Our Latest Immigration Roundup

 

By C. Mario Russell, Esq.

Catholic Charities NY Director of Immigration & Refugee Services

We are growing accustomed—though never comfortable—with the pace of change and...

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

Tags: WNYC, UNIVISION, El Diario, TPS