Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Inside “SOMOS,” a NY Gathering to Empower the Hispanic Community

“Focused on the Advancement of Our People”: Larissa Story Shares Her Perspective

Larissa Story, 3rd from left, with fellow CCNY staff


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Chef Lidia Bastianich Shares Life Journey From Refugee to Culinary Master

                                              Lidia Bastianich

by John-Mark de Palma

In celebration of Women’s History...

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Chef Lidia Shares Her Journey from Refugee to Culinary Queen

Joins Catholic Charities to Inspire Teens at Fordham Prep

Students, spellbound and silent, listened as first famed chef Lidia Bastianich described her childhood as a refugee, then...

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New York City Deportations Soar Under Trump Immigration Crackdown

Deportation of New York City’s undocumented immigrants, especially among individuals with no criminal record, soared 150% during the past two years. The actions threaten to disrupt life in a city...

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Cabin Fever? We’ve Got the Cure

Check Out Our Latest New York Volunteer Opportunities Tailored Just for You

Stuck in frigid February and getting cabin fever? 

You betcha.

Luckily, here at Catholic Charities we have...

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Award-Winning Catholic Charities Nun: What I do is no Different than What you do

CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, Reuters, appears in CatholicPhilly

Honored for her work with immigrants at the Texas border,...

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Clock Ticking for No-Cost Preschool Assistance for NYC Children

Don’t miss this opportunity to enroll your 3 and 4-year-old children in New York City’s free Pre-K programs. Remember, your immigrant status is not a factor in taking part in these educational benefits. If you...

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Top 6 Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrants in New York

You Have Time to Give?  We Have Options!

As a premier provider of immigrant services in New York, Catholic Charities offers the best volunteer opportunities tailored just for you.

Choose from our...

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No-Cost Preschool Assistance for Immigrant Children

Sign up and receive application help for FREE Pre-K programs for children ages three to four regardless of immigration status.  Applications for the upcoming school year are open now!...

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Groundbreaking “Pro Bono Project” Increases Legal Services for Immigrants

How This New Site & Our Volunteers Can Make a Difference

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

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