Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Spotlight: Kerly Coyman - Path to Citizenship and Migration Counselor

Kerly Coyman
Kerly Coyman, Catholic Charities of New York Albany for her own naturalization ceremony.
Photo: Catholic Charities New York ...

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Staff Spotlight: Sophia Genovese, Esq., Advocate for Immigrants

Sophia Genovese, Esq. Catholic Charities New York
Sophia Genovese, Esq. Catholic Charities New York

The Catholic...

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Immigration and Refugee Services Update April 2021

Immigration Update Catholic Charities NY

President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days in Office Show Quiet Success on Immigration, But with More Work Needed at the Border and for the...

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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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Lift Every Voice Project Honors Outstanding Women


Viviana is the Program & Volunteer Coordinator for the Office for New Americans Opportunity Center of Orange County

Viviana is...

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Preserving America’s Future: Catholic Charities’ Immigration Town Hall

"In 2020 we served over 100,000 immigrants.”

By Jim Sliney Jr

Immigration has risen to the top of the news cycle in recent weeks. With the recent change of administration in Washington, new executive orders, agency policies, and legislative reforms that affect immigrants and...

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Immigration & Refugee Services Update March 2021

With the recent change of administration in Washington, new executive orders, agency policies, and legislative reforms affecting immigrants and refugees have been issued or proposed. We expect more in the months to come, as lawmakers continue to search for pathways that respond to the needs of...

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The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 - what does it mean?


One of the points of the law is to keep families together. /Archive

One of the most significant changes in the U.S. Citizenship Act of...

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La Ley de Ciudadanía de los EEUU de 2021 – ¿qué significa?

Uno de los cambios más significativos es que reconoce nuevamente a los EEUU como una nación de inmigrantes


Uno de los puntos de la ley es mantener a las familias...

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Catholic Charities Statement on Biden Administration’s Withdrawal of Trump Public Charge Rule

Catholic Charities issued the following statement today in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement that it would withdraw the government’s case to defend the Trump Administration Public Charge Rule: “We are pleased with the administration’s decision to withdraw Trump Public Charge...

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