Immigration

New York City help and services for immigrants

In a series of articles, we provide information for New Yorkers about the city’s programs to help newcomers. The City of New York supports all its residents, regardless of immigration status. Access to help is available in over 200 languages, including Polish, via telephone or online connections. PROTECTION AND HELP FOR FAMILIES HEALTH CARE Everyone needs sometimes help, no one…

Who and when in the US are most at risk of deportation

In the case of Poles, the most common reasons for their deportation are drug and alcohol driving offenses and outstanding alimony payments. Can a green card holder be deported? Isn’t any of us immigrants in the US at risk of deportation in a country that is drastically changing its attitude towards even legal immigration? It is worth reading the information…

American law shortcuts

Divorce, All Family Matters, Changed Names  and  Surnames When a woman or man, or both, decide that divorce is the best solution, they need to realize from the fact that this stage in their lives will be one of the most difficult and stressful they have ever experienced, not only for their husband and wife, but also for their children.…

Adult Education, Professional Development, Financial Independence in New York City

The program of vocational education and lifelong learning at the CUNY university offers courses for: specialists who want to improve their qualifications and obtain current certificates; people seeking retraining; new immigrants willing to confirm their skills for the needs of the American labor market; adults broadening their knowledge of English and math for the equivalent of a high school diploma;…