My family’s story is similar to those of most immigrants because it involves leaving a place you called home in the hope that you may find opportunities to a better future. No matter how hard it was, holding on to our culture made everything feel a little better.
As one of the few organizations that focuses solely on naturalization work, Citizenship Project of Las Vegas, Nevada, is helping immigrants reach a pivotal milestone in their integration journey.
Michele Cardamone worked with nonprofits to highlight budding friendships between English teachers and their immigrant students.
This Catholic Charities program promotes immigrant integration by bringing students together to learn about different cultures while they practice their second language.
Evoking the “golden rule,” the Catholic and business communities in Dallas have come together in a new campaign that encourages neighbors of all backgrounds to embrace one another and ‘walk in each other’s shoes.’
For more than 30 years, Colonias Development Council of Las Cruces, New Mexico, has addressed the needs of community members living in nearby colonias. Take a look inside their outreach program, Promotoras de Apoyo Familiar.
Lately, there has been a lot of talk about how immigrants “can’t” integrate into their communities; but let us not forget how immigrants are often prevented from adjusting successfully.
Catholic Charities Oregon and the Portland Police Department have teamed up to make sure refugees know they are welcomed from the moment they enter the state.
This Holy Week, believers around the world set off on religious pilgrimages as a way to engage in prayer, sacrifice and reflection. Learn how they too are a way to engage immgirants in your community.
Check out how St. Cecilia Parish in St. Louis, Missouri, kicks off their Lenten celebration – with an annual fish fry!