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MS-13 Gang Warns Teen: “Join or Die”

Posted on 11/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Hear Victor’s First-Person Account

 

Victor accepts Robin Hood Heroes award
Victor accepts Robin Hood Heroes award

A gang member from MS-13, the deadliest gang in the world, held a gun to Victor’s head.

“Join or...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Terra Firma, Brett Stark, atholic Charities NY, the Children’s Hospital, the Children’s Health Fund

Newly Arrived Immigrant Children Learn English

Posted on 10/17/2016 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Cross Another Key Hurdle in Acclimating and Contributing to the U.S.

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Catholic Charities Immigration Services, Immigration services in New York, Terra Firma, English for immigrant children, ESL

Immigrant Link to Cancer Revealed

Posted on 12/22/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

This is the last straw.  We already knew that newcomers to our country are sometimes the victims of exploitation and living in poverty.  Now leading research reveals there is a potential link between our immigrant population...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Memorial Sloan Kettering, Cancer Care, Terra Firma

Six Reasons Cardinal Dolan Blessed Our Immigrant & Refugee Services

Posted on 03/19/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In a special event held to bless our work with new immigrants and the central site where this work is carried out, Cardinal Timothy Dolan met, greeted and blessed staff, new immigrants and the Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services Division at its new location at 80 Maiden Lane yesterday, March 18. The Division relocated to this...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services Division, Cultural Instruction, DACA, DAPA, Kingston, Manhattan site, NY, President Obama's Executive Action, Staten Island, Terra Firma, USCIS office