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Queens Naturalization Workshop Assists Green Card Holders on the Road to Citizenship

On Saturday, June 22nd immigrant rights advocates from Catholic Migration Services, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and legal partners with Cleary Gottlieb, Fried Frank and Goldman Sachs offered free one-on-one guidance on naturalization applications at LaGuardia Community College. “In one day, we were able to assist over 50 lawful permanent residents begin their journey to U.S. citizenship. We couldn’t do this important work without all of your commitment to the immigrant community and graciously offering your time on a Saturday” said Chloe Moore, naturalization counselor with Catholic Migration Services.

In addition to having a great turnout, immigrant rights advocates were able to save applicants thousands of dollars on application fees. Volunteers helped to complete 36 full and partial fee waivers, totaling a savings of $23,265


Media Coverage:

Naturalization Clinic in Queens, aired June 22nd – Visiones, WNBC-TV
Free Naturalization Clinic, aired June 22nd – NBC Today, WNBC-TV
Ofrecen taller gratuito sobre ciudadanía para todos los residentes del área triestatal, aired June 13th – Edicion Digital Nueva York, WXTV Univision 41
[Photos: Catholic Migration Services]

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Honored at 5th Annual Sunset Reception

On Thursday, June 13, at the 5th Annual Sunset Reception in Brooklyn, Catholic Migration Services honored Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, recipient of the 2019 Public Service Award for outstanding pro bono work to help New York’s immigrants become U.S. citizens.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has offered invaluable support to the naturalization efforts of Catholic Migration Services, providing attorneys, paralegals, volunteers, and interns for naturalization workshops.

“With their support, Catholic Migration Services has been able to significantly increase the amount of Legal Permanent Residents we are able to serve. Last year the naturalization team assisted over 600 LPRs”, said Chloe Moore, Naturalization Coordinator. “Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has helped field over 700 hotline calls, getting in touch with hotline callers, completing a basic preliminary screening for naturalization, and then scheduling them for intake at the offices in Brooklyn and Queens.”

Thank you for supporting the 5th Annual Sunset Reception. It was a successful event that, like in past years have brought together the New York and Brooklyn law communities to help raise funds to enable Catholic Migration Services to carry out its mission of “welcoming the stranger in our midst.” A great opportunity to mix, mingle, and network with a community dedicated to social justice, we hope you will continue to support our work in underserved immigrant communities in Brooklyn and Queens.

[Photos: Catholic Foundation of Brooklyn and Queens]

Thank You to Our Diamond Sponsors!

 

 

Thank You to Our Gold Sponsors!

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Cullen and Dykman LLP
Mark & Suzanne Colodny

Thank You to Our Silver Sponsors!

Iannelli Construction Co., Inc.

Thank You to Our Bronze Sponsors!

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
Michael J. Holland, Esq. and Patricia Holland
Levy Ratner, P.C.
Moris Duffy Alonso & Faley
Rosato Firm P.C.

5th Annual Sunset with Catholic Migration Services

Our 5th Annual Sunset Reception is scheduled for Thursday, June 13th, at the
Pierrepont House in Brooklyn. Fill out the form below to reserve your ticket.
Download the invitation as a PDF here.

5th Annual Sunset
A Reception with Catholic Migration Services
to benefit Catholic Migration Services and further its mission

honoring
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Thursday, June 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Pierrepont House
55 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
__________________________________________

Contact:
Lauren McCormack
(718) 965-7375 ext. 1628
LMccormack@catholicmigration.org

Click here for Sponsorship Details

Arman taller gratis para que hispanos en Nueva York apliquen por la ciudadanía ante USCIS

En otra colaboracion con New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI por sus siglas en inglés) Servicios Católicos de Migración organizará un taller de naturalización gratuita en Brooklyn, sabado, el 9 de Marzo de 2019. Aquellos personas eligibles e interesado deben llamar (212) 225-4400 o envia un mensaje de texto a (718) 866-3687.

Taller de Naturalización
Cuando: Sabado, 9 de Marzo de 2019 desde la 9:00 a.m. hasta la 5:00 p.m.
Donde: Pierrepont House ubicada en 55 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Nota: Para registrarse para este taller, favor de llamar (212) 225-4400 o envia un mensaje de texto a (718) 866-3687.

Lea la historia completa en El Diario: Arman taller gratis para que hispanos en Nueva York apliquen por la ciudadanía ante USCIS

¿Deben inmigrantes aplicar a la ciudadanía ante nuevas políticas de USCIS?

Para aquellos que dudan si deben aplicar para la ciudadanía, especialmente durante este clima político, es viable y necesario. Servicios Católicos de Migración junto con New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI por sus siglas en inglés) están colaborando otra vez para un taller de naturalización sábado, 28 de Julio en LaGuardia Community College.

Taller de Naturalización
Cuando: Sabado, 28 de Julio 2018 desde la 9:00 a.m. hasta la 5:00 p.m.
Donde: LaGuardia Community College ubicada en 31-10 Thomson Avenue, E Atrium, Long Island City, NY 11101.
Nota: Para registrarse para este taller, favor de llamar (212) 225-4400 o envia un mensaje de texto a (718) 866-3687.
Haga clic aquí para descargar el folleto como PDF en Español o in English.

Para aprender más sobre el proceso, los requisitos y detalles para el taller, lea la historia completa por El Diario: ¿Deben inmigrantes aplicar a la ciudadanía ante nuevas políticas de USCIS?

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Honored at 4th Annual Sunset Reception

On Thursday, June 21, during the 4th Annual Sunset Reception in Brooklyn, Catholic Migration Services honored Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP with the 2018 Public Service Award  for outstanding pro bono work to help New York’s immigrants become U.S. citizens.

The firm has offered invaluable support to the naturalization efforts of Catholic Migration Services, providing attorneys, paralegals, volunteers, and interns for naturalization workshops.

“With their support, we have been able to run a hotline on three separate occasions since January 2017. Paralegals, volunteers and interns from Cleary have helped Catholic Migration Services by contacting the hotline callers, completing a very basic preliminary screening for naturalization, and then scheduling prospective candidates for intake at the office of Catholic Migration Services,” said Chloe Moore, Naturalization Coordinator. “This has been a huge help to manage the large outreach that we have done, while freeing up time for the naturalization team. Through their help, we are able to serve more Legal Permanent Residents.”

Thank you for supporting the 4th Annual Sunset Reception. It was a successful event that brought together the New York and Brooklyn law communities to help raise funds to enable Catholic Migration Services to carry out its mission of “welcoming the stranger in our midst.” A great opportunity to mix, mingle, and network with a community dedicated to social justice, we hope you will continue to support our work in underserved immigrant communities in Brooklyn and Queens.

[Photos: Peter Fifield]

Thank You to Our Diamond Sponsors!

AIG

Thank You to Our Gold Sponsors!

1. Virgina & Ambinder LLP
2. Cullen and Dykman LLP
3. Mark & Suzanne Colodny

 

Thank You to Our Bronze Sponsors!

1. Michael J. Holland, Esq. and Patricia Holland
2. Cuti Hecker Wang LLP
3. Levy Ratner, P.C.
4. Pechman Law Group PLLC
5. Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP