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A Child Alone and Scared. Rebeca's Journey from Honduras to US Resident

CCNY Rebeca's Story
Rebeca with her new US Permanent Resident Card obtained with the help of our Immigrant & Refugee team // Photo: Jessica Greenberg, Catholic Charities...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Matthew Lizotte, ESQ, Defender of Refugees and Asylees

Matthew Lizotte Catholic Charities New York Spotlight
Matthew Lizotte, Esq., Volunteer Immigration Attorney at Catholic Charities...

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Special Statement On President Joseph Biden's Immigration Reforms

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A Special Statement on the Recent Changes to the Immigration Process

For 100 years, Catholic Charities has provided help, hope, and even...

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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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