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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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Hundreds of Migrants Released by US Customs Need Assistance in Southwest

Photo Credit: Mitch Lensink

by John-Mark de Palma


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Yonkers P.D. Arrests Scam Artist Who Targeted Immigrants

Immigrants Turned First to Catholic Charities for Help

Accused of scamming more than 40 immigrant families with promises of citizenship, Juan Cedillo, 63, was arrested by Yonkers police thanks, in part...

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New CCNY Website Connects Pro Bono Lawyers with Immigrants in Need of Help


Free legal services for low-income, vulnerable immigrants multiplied dramatically thanks to a groundbreaking...

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