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Catholic Charities’ Take on Immigration Politics

Posted on August 2, 2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Immigration – The hot topic this election season!

But at Catholic Charities, every season, year in and year out and within the legal framework, we welcome and integrate immigrants and refugees as they transition to become new Americans.

We helped Italians, Irish, Polish and Greek people when they fled to our shores.  And we help immigrants and refugees now who flee from poverty and oppression to the U.S. for safety.

Catholic Charities helps immigrants:

  • reunite legally with their families
  • obtain proper work authorization
  • learn English and civics
  • prepare to pass citizenship exams
  • avoid exploitation

Do you have immigration questions?

We have immigration answers – during election season and every season.

  • Catholic Charities operates the New York State New Americans Hotline, a statewide multilingual immigration information and referral phone service.
  • We provide fast confidential and accurate answers about immigration and citizenship-related questions.  
  • We offer an expanded menu of over 200 language options.

Call the New York State New Americans Hotline at 212-419-3737.  

Or call toll-free in New York State at 1-800-566-7636

Find out more about how Catholic Charities welcomes and integrates immigrants and refugees.