Parishioners of St. Bartholomew Church in Elmhurst, Queens gather for a night of information and know-your-rights presentation to ease immigration fears.
On January 25 and 27, President Trump signed a series of Executive Orders by which he seeks to change some of the United States government’s immigration policies. We expect that he may modify or explain these initial actions, and that he may make new policy changes, but we have attempted to explain what the January actions mean for immigrants.
Statement of Catholic Migration Services in Response to the President’s Jan. 2017 Executive Orders on Immigration
Catholic Migration Services opposes any laws or government policies that discriminate against people based on their race, religion, or national origin, and we are committed to supporting the rights of all immigrants to have due process in their efforts to secure and retain lawful status in our country.
Hector Rojas from Catholic Migration appeared on ABC7NY to discuss a naturalization workshop.
We are partnering with NY Lawyers for the Public Interest, the Brooklyn borough president and others for a naturalization clinic on January 28th.
In the US, Catholics celebrate migrants and their contributions to the nation. Watch coverage for more.
Konrad Aderer reports for Currents on the recent Right to Counsel rally and press conference held at City Hall calling on New York to become the first city to give tenants the right to free counsel.