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Undocumented Immigrants in Need Finally Get Promised Pandemic Cash Assistance


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

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Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County: Covid 19 Updates


Photo by Rafaelina Tineo 

By Jim Sliney Jr

The Coronavirus impact on Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County makes...

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Mario Russell – Out in the Desert, Part 2


Intake Center in Tijuana, MX 

By Jim Sliney Jr 

When Mario Russell, Director of Immigration and Refugee Services for Catholic...

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Mario Russell –Desert Immigration: Life and Death Every Day, Part 1

By Jim Sliney Jr 

The desert at night is cold. There is nothing to hold onto the heat. During the day of course it is hot, but worse still, it is dry. Winds never seem to stop in the desert. Shelter, water,...

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Miguel Angel Guity: The Journey of an Unaccompanied Minor

Photo by: Benjamin Norman for The New York Times

By Sara Aridi, The New York Times 

When Miguel Angel Guity Mejia was 16, he packed his Bible, a pair of shoes and some clothes in...

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Running Towards A Dream: Venezuelan Refugee Completes NYC Marathon


Raul Asención in green running the 2019 NYC Marathon 

By Catherine Kirch

Last Sunday, November 3rd,...

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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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UN Climate Change Summit: Catholic Charities of New York and Global Climate Migration

By Jim Sliney Jr

281,000 hectares of land. That’s almost 1,100 square miles. That’s also the amount of land that draught has made unusable in the Northern Triangle -- Guatemala, El Salvador,...

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Living the Promise of Her Faith: Sister Norma Pimentel


Sister Norma Pimentel, Photo by USDA

By Jim Sliney Jr  

Sister Norma Pimentel is the executive director of Catholic Charities of...

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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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