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Office for New Americans Hosts Free Naturalization Assistance Clinic - Epoch Times

06/06/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

 June 6, 2015

 
The state Office for New Americans (ONA) will host a free legal and naturalization consultation clinic in Orange County to advise immigrants on questions regarding immigration law and to help them prepare and review U.S. naturalization applications.
 
The clinic will be held at the ONA Opportunity Center...

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Flowers, Gardens and Picasso - New York Times

05/29/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By BILL CUNNINGHAM MAY 29, 2015

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City Council Minority Leader Vincent Ignizio resigns to lead charity - Crain's New York

05/15/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

He will become the CEO of Catholic Charities of Staten Island.

May 15, 2015

By Associated Press

The minority leader of the New York City Council will be resigning his post.

Vincent Ignizio is one of only three Republicans in the 51-member council. He announced Friday that he'll be leaving this summer.

Mr....

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Program Providing Legal Help to Immigrants Will Expand Beyond New York City - New York Times

05/13/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Liz Robbins May 13, 2015

New York City’s melting pot has been boiling over in the larger metropolitan area.

Long Island, the lower Hudson Valley and northern New Jersey, home to thousands of recently arrived unaccompanied minors and older immigrants, have nearly as many people eligible for legal services as does the city. But...

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Cowpokes dance, raise funds for Astor - Poughkeepsie Journal

05/10/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

May 10, 2014 Emily Stewar - Poughkeepsie Journal

RHINEBECK – Folks donned bandanas, plaid shirts and cowboy hats for a boot-stomping, country Western-themed fundraiser.

Astor Services for Children & Families hosted a night of line dancing Saturday at its Rhinebeck headquarters.

About 100 people attended. Tickets cost $...

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¿Puedo aplicar por una residencia de los diez años? - El Diario

05/07/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Por: C. Mario Rusell 

PUBLICADO: MAY, 7, 2015 6:00 PM EST

Los inmigrantes que han vivido en EEUU por mucho tiempo y que buscan ayuda legal preguntan con frecuencia: “¿Puedo obtener mi residencia bajo la Ley de Residencia de los Diez Años?” Hasta usted se podrá estar preguntando lo mismo.

La respuesta, sea como sea, es...

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Chris Mullin Honored at CYO Club of Champions Tribute - Red Storm Sports

05/05/2015  |  Press Releases  |  Share

St. John's Head Coach Presented John V. Mara Award at 79th Annual Event

June 5, 2015

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QUEENS, N.Y. -- St. John's head coach Chris Mullin received the John V. Mara Sportsman of the Year Award on Thursday at the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Club of Champions Tribute. Honorary Co-Chairs of the event, His...

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Brett Stark co-founds a medical-legal partnership to assist children who seek asylum in the U.S.- Harvard Law Today

05/04/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Kim Ashton, May 4, 2015

Brett Stark co-founded Terra Firma in October 2012 to better represent children who have crossed into the U.S.

When Vladimir Gongora, a deaf teenager who fled El Salvador, first met with Brett Stark ’12 two years ago in the Immigrant and Refugee Services Division at Catholic Charities in New York, the...

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Learn English On Your Phone: Andrew Cuomo Announces ESL Program For NY Spanish-Speakers - Latin Times

04/28/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Cedar Attanasio | Apr 28 2015, 3:09PM EDT

Plenty of politicians think that immigrants should learn English, but now one of them is doing something about it. This week Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-New York) made his state the first to offer English lessons via cellphone as a part of a pilot program run by the social venture Cell-ED. The first...

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Schumer Announces $2.1 Million In Federal Funds For Catholic Charities’ Disaster Case Management Program

04/14/2015  |  Press Releases  |  Share

FEMA FUNDING, WHICH SENATOR HELPED SECURE, WILL HELP ENSURE PROGRAM CONTINUES THROUGH OCTOBER IN ORDER TO ASSIST 3,000 SANDY VICTIMS WITH OPEN CASES

Catholic Charities Operates the NYS Disaster Case Management Program for Sandy Victims & Provides 120 Caseworkers Who Help Victims Navigate the Recovery Process; With Approx. 3,000 Cases...

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Cardinal Dolan Distributes Food To The Needy In Washington Heights To Mark Holy Thursday - CBS News

04/07/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

April 2, 2015 5:38 PM

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Christians are marking Holy Thursday as they head into the final days before Easter.

Holy Thursday commemorates the last supper, when Jesus celebrated his last meal before being betrayed and crucified. It is always celebrated on the Thursday before Easter Sunday.

“Every time we...

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Evite el fraude migratorio: hay ayuda gratis - El Diario

04/02/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

No se deje estafar: aproveche abogados gratis de la ciudad 

Por: C. Mario Rusell

PUBLICADO: APR, 2, 2015 10:19 PM EST
Mientras esperamos oír lo que va a pasar con la decisión del tribunal de Texas que está bloqueando el programa de Acción Ejecutiva del Presidente Obama sobre inmigración, los estafadores y tramposos ya han...

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Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley BOLD Food Drive - Hudson Valley News Network

03/29/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Posted on: March 29, 2015
 

The Notre Dame Club of the Mid-Hudson Valley in partnership with Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County and Ulster County Catholic Charities kicked off a two week food drive on Monday March 16th. The collection phase of the drive is centered at eleven area elementary and high...

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"Fight for Fair Pay" - WENY HD News

03/23/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Monday, March 23, 2015

GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO

COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN GOVERNOR CUOMO'S CAMPAIGN 
TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE

Over 100 Advocate and Community Groups Including Hazel Dukes of NAACP, Beth Finkel of AARP and Kevin Sullivan of Catholic Charities Join "Fight for Fair Pay"...

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Hay que proteger a la mujer - El Diario

03/15/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Si bien existen leyes destinadas a proteger a las mujeres y los niños y a romper este mercado, sus resultados son deprimentes.

Por: El Diario PUBLICADO: MAR, 15, 2015 12:17 PM EST

Por Mario Russell @CathCharitiesNY - Caridades Católicas

Marzo está lleno de días que deben ser considerados tanto más que simples días de fiesta...

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