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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

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

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.

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

New Half-Price MetroCards Offer Roadmap to Equality

Posted on 06/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Mobility Equals Opportunity

Considered the great equalizer connecting New Yorkers to jobs, education and upward mobility, our roaring subway system turned a historic corner this week by agreeing to offer half-priced MetroCards to low-income New...

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Permanent Affordable Housing

Tags: Half-price New York City Metrocards, Mayor DeBlasio, Community Service Society metro report

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 Honors Catholic Charities

Posted on 06/12/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Celebrates “the Best of Who We Are as a Community”

Draped in red, white and blue single-starred Puerto Rican flags, thousands lined New York City’s Fifth Avenue, dancing to salsa music and cheering as Catholic Charities NY and fellow honorees led the...

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Filed under: Signature Events, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Supporting Immigrant Workers, Partnership Giving Opportunities, Team Catholic Charities NY

Tags: Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018, Honors Catholic Charities NY

Speaking English: Doesn’t Get More Basic Than That

Posted on 05/3/2018 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Find Free & Low-Cost English Classes in New York

To become citizens, to fit into our nation, residents must speak English. It doesn’t get more basic than that.   

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Filed under: Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: : free low-cost English classes New York, Catholic Charities International Center Ecuadorian consulate Long Island City

Flexible, Local English Classes Empower Immigrants with Independence

Posted on 03/13/2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

First Crucial Step

By Elaine Roberts
Director of the International Center at Immigrant and Refugee Services, Catholic Charities NY

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Finding English & Citizenship Classes, Supporting Immigrant Workers

Tags: ESOL, citizenship

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

After Fleeing Death, Young Mother Prepares to Meet Pope Francis

Posted on 09/11/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Legs from a friend’s dead body hung from a garbage can wedged along the road near Keidy Marin’s childhood home in San Juan en Tela, Honduras.  A few days later she spotted the head, Ms. Marin recalled, then the torso, of another friend...

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

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