Supporting Immigrant Workers

Best Way New Yorkers Can Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Volunteer at Catholic Charities

By Alice Kenny 

Wish you could help immigrant children we see in the news, those fleeing all alone to the safety of our shores?

Here in New York,...

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Westchester County Wage Theft Trial Makes History

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First Case to Appear in Federal Court Wins Maximum Amount

By Teresa Santiago and Alice Kenny

In a history-making event, justice finally came to three...

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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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Happy May & Labor Day

Best Wishes – Plus Free Employment Training – from Catholic Charities NY

By Alice Kenny

Not just a day of daffodils and dances around maypoles – although we’re certainly grateful for that! – but...

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Day Laborers: Building with Hearts and Hands

Catholic Charities Creates Community & Hope

By Juan Pablo Morales, Catholic Charities Day Laborers Program Bronx Coordinator 

It’s 5:50 a.m. on a chilly early spring morning and I’m...

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Catholic Charities Fact-Finding Mission Touches Down in Northern Triangle

Meets Migrants & Officials in Front Lines of Refugee Crisis

Touching down in Honduras’ Toncontin Airport in the heart of Central America’s Northern Triangle, Catholic Charities Executive Director...

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Catholic Charities Leads Fact-Finding Trip to Northern Triangle

Explores Ways to Help Growing Numbers of Fleeing Children

Anticipating a jump from approximately 3,000 children fleeing Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador and seeking help from Catholic Charities NY...

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Catholic Charities Advocates for Worker Rights

Day Laborer Meeting Addresses the Current Anti-Immigrant Climate

More than 100 day laborer and immigrant workers from across the five boroughs joined New York City officials and local...

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