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La Ley de Ciudadanía de los EEUU de 2021 – ¿qué significa?

Posted on 03/17/2021 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Uno de los cambios más significativos es que reconoce nuevamente a los EEUU como una nación de inmigrantes


Uno de los puntos de la ley es mantener a las familias juntas. /Archivo

Por: C. Mario Russell 09 de Marzo 2021

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

Tags: immigration, Refugees, El Diario

Undocumented Immigrants in Need Finally Get Promised Pandemic Cash Assistance

Posted on 07/9/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


The line of people outside the Catholic Charities' Immigrant and Refugee Services, waiting to get their cash cards. BETH FERTIG / GOTHAMIST / WNYC

Article was originally published on Gothamist.com 

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

Tags: Gothamist, Immigration aid, Mario Russell, Lucia Goyen, Immigration cash assistance, COVID-19

Pandemic Exacerbates Fear, Challenges for Undocumented Immigrants

Posted on 04/8/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


Matamoros, Mexico, across from Brownsville, Texas, is the site of a tent camp where migrants await their asylum cases to be processed by the U.S. government. The camp is home to approximately 2,500 people and arose in 2019 after the Trump administration...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Accessing Legal Help

Tags: NYC Immigration, National Catholic Reporter, undocumented immigrants, legal assistance, COVID-19, Call To Action USA

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

$25K Swindled From Recent Immigrants

Posted on 07/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In one of the latest publicized examples of immigrants preyed on by swindlers, Hispanic couple Jorge and Gloria were scammed out of $25,000, reports Telemundo in a recent televised news program.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees, Reporting Exploitation & Fraud, Accessing Legal Help