Success Stories

Maria-Jose Alcivar Makes Her Mark on the Community Action Group

When Maria-Jose Alcivar moved to the United States in July 2012, she knew she wanted to get involved within the local community.  After all- this was going to be her new home.

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From Haiti to the U.S. After a 13-Year Wait

Ruth Louis Charles joined the Immigrant Services program at Riis Settlement before even coming to the United States…

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Pastor’s Prophecy Leads to Citizenship

When Alvaro Fernandez left his native Costa Rica in 1984 working as chef on a cargo ship, he never thought he’d end up a citizen living in New York…

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