Accessing Legal Help

Pandemic Exacerbates Fear, Challenges for Undocumented Immigrants


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...

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Mayor DeBlasio Stands with Catholic Charities on Public Charge Education

By Jim Sliney Jr

The “Public Charge” rule change is like a New York street hot dog – it keeps coming up. As the entire country waits to see if the administration’s change will take place,...

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Ask Us Questions about the Implications of Public Charge

By Jim Sliney Jr 10/9/19

On October 15th the federal government’s changes to the definition of “public charge” are set to go into effect. Many are nervous and confused about how this impacts them or...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Visits Catholic Charities Bronx Food Hub

CCNY Monsignor Sullivan with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

By Jim Sliney Jr

On Wednesday, August 28th, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited a Catholic...

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Univision Phone Bank

Know your rights!

On Monday, August 5th, from 5 pm until 8 pm, attorneys will be standing by via televised phone bank to answer questions about...

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ICE Raids in New York: Catholic Charities Responds with Legal Resources

Immigrant family under legal stress in their home

by Jim Sliney Jr. and John-Mark de Palma

5 Min Read. Catholic Charities of New York is playing an ever-...

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An Important Statement on Immigration Raids in New York from Monsignor Sullivan

Father and his son at immigration rally crying and holding American flag

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, issued the...

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What’s New in the 2020 Census

And How What’s New Affects You

By Alice Kenny

The U.S. Census count, a once-in-a decade nationwide event – along with changes planned for it - can have a huge impact on you.

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Farm Workers Bill: A Matter of Justice

Not Special Rights, Just Human Rights

Farm workers, largely immigrants, are the pickers and plowers behind New York State’s multi-billion-dollar dairy, vegetable and wine industry. Yet...

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Meet Janet Hernandez

Census Taker, Immigrant & Catholic Charities Employee Extraordinaire

By Alice Kenny

Janet Hernandez, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, married to an American citizen, and immigrated to New...

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