RUSA LGBT Statement on ICE Detentions of Asylum Seekers

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ICE has detained a member of our community. We are grateful to Immigration Equality for doing everything they can to release them. This detention is very troublesome and we believe it is unlawful. ICE, empowered by President Trump’s Administration anti-immigrant rhetoric, overreaches and abuses power. The person that has been detained has filed for an affirmative asylum within 1 year …

Welcoming the Stranger-II Has Started

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RUSA LGBT and CBST (Congregation Beit Simchat Torah) have started the second cycle of the “Welcoming the Stranger ” Project. The opening took place on February 15, 2017.   RUSA LGBT и CBST (ЛГБТ-Синагога НЙ) открыли запустили второй цикл проекта “Привечая странника”. Открытие проекта состоялось 15 февраля 2017 г.  

Meeting with JCH Bensonhurst

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RUSA would like to invite to a meeting with Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst. They want to tell us about their Job Placement and Vocational Trainings Services, which they can provide for LGBT community. Primarily, those services are accessible for people who already have work permit. Although, for those who don’t it could be a great opportunity to get to …

Medical Care, Mental Health, and Legal Services: Mount Sinai

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RUSA invites everybody to join a meeting with Zachary Fried, a social worker at Mount Sinai’s Adolescent Health Center and his team. Our guests would like to discuss with you the services that you can recive at their facility, including legal services for youth. They also would like to bring up the HIV topic as it is very relevant. Please, …

LEGAL CLINIC – II

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Dears! We would like to invite you to join the Second Legal Clinic, organized by friend of RUSA, Sebastian Maguire. Sebastian is the Legislative Director and Counsel for Council City Member Daniel Dromm. Sebastian also is an immigration attorney, working withLGBTIQ asylum cases. He would be able to answer your questions related to theasylum application, asylum procedure, as well as …

Legal Clinic: Welcoming Asylum Seekers

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RUSA is opening a monthly legal clinic in cooperation with Sebastian Maguire, Esq. RUSA would like to invite you to join the first Legal Clinic, organized by friend of RUSA, Sebastian Maguire. Sebastian is the Legislative Director and Counsel for Council City Member Daniel Dromm. Sebastian also is an immigration attorney, working with LGBTIQ asylum cases. He would be able …

Get Together: Discussing the Future

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Last Wednesday, November, 16th RUSA held a discussion on possible consequences for immigrants after the elections. We were talking about the health insurance, immigration process, and social actions that we can take as a community. Our guests, Nishan Bhaumik (attorney, Anti-Violence Project) and Sebastian Maguire (attorney, NY City Council), pointed out that despite the rhetoric of the President-elect and his …

The State of LGBTQ Immigrant New York

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Here is the invitation to the event related to LGBT asylum/immigrant issues organized by RUSA’s friend and colleague Sebastian Maguire: All are welcome to a community reception to discuss the challenges encountered by New York City’s immigrants, especially those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ). The anti-immigrant and anti-LGBTQ rhetoric emanating from the national stage has put …

Meeting with African Services Committee

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RUSA LGBT will hold a meeting with Deidre Stradone, the attorney, from African Services Committee. Deidre does asylum cases, particularly for people who are HIV positive and minors! However, African Services Committee works with asylum cases for all. Deidre would be glad to help you out, to advice you or share a relevant information. Deidre will come with her team of …

NYC: HIV / HASA – New Rules, easier access

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NYC, к сведению: новые правила доступа к программе HASA, программа помощи для людей, живущих с HIV (частичная оплата жилья, транспорта, питания, доступ к шелтерам).  Раньше на эту программу могли претендовать люди, с так называемым “симптоматическим” HIV или AIDS, теперь достаточно HIV+ диагноза. Новые правила вступили в силу вчера, 29 августа 2016г. Если вы живете с HIV, имеете низкий доход, уже …

HIV/AIDS Services – GHMC

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Друзья! Делимся информацией из первых уст. Вчера, 13 июля, по нашей инициативе, состоялась встреча с GMHC (Gay Men’s Health Crisis) с целью развеять некоторые недопонимания, которые уже возникали, в отношении обслуживания людей с HIV/AIDS статусом (в частности, без документов). Это был продуктивный диалог. Резюмируя: 1. Клиника принимает всех без исключения клиентов, вне зависимости от имиграционного статуса. В этом контексте, возможности …

Asylum Application Q&A Meeting

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RIF Asylum Support Group will hold an Asylum Application Q&A meeting. This workshop will be held with a volunteer attorney. Participants will have a chance to ask questions on an individual basis as well.  It is for asylum seekers only.  They must reserve their seats in advance. To reserve a seat, please send RSVP request to Maria Blacque-Belair – maria@rifnyc.org A meeting …

ActionHealthNYC

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Подробности о программе ActionHealthNYC. О программе ActionHealthNYC нам  рассказала вчера Елена Цодикович, представительница Офиса мэра Нью-Йорка по делам иммигрантов. ActionHealthNYC – это программа, которая предоставляет возможность иммигрантам в городе Нью-Йорке получить бесплатную (или недорогую) медицинскую помощь. Эта программа для людей с низким доходом,  для тех, кто не может получить мед страховку ( Obama care, the Affordable Care Act).  При записи …

The 8th Annual LGBT Immigration Fair and Cultural Event

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Russian text below! On April 28th, 2016 from 5:00 – 9:00pm The LGBT Community Center’s Immigration Support and Social Action Groups will host the 8th Annual LGBT Immigration Fair and Cultural Event.  Every year this event grows larger – last year it had more than 35 agency providers and over 300 participants! The Immigration Fair, from 5 -7pm, offers a chance for LGBT immigrants and asylum …

Asylum Legal Workshop

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Next Monday, April 4,  at 1 pm, RIF Asylum Support will have a legal workshop on asylum seeking issues. You need to make a reservation for this meeting as there is a limited space. Please send an email to Maria Blacque-Belair ( Director RIF Asylum Support) if you want to make a reservation. maria@rifnyc.org Location: 155 west 60th Street  Room 109 – Manhattan http://www.rifnyc.org

Meeting with Attorney Brett Starks

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Next Monday March 7  at 1 pm, RIF Asylum Support will have a meeting with attorney  Brett Starks from Catholic Charities.  He will provide an overall review of the asylum application (I-589 form).  This meeting is for new asylum seekers and seats are limited so each person has a chance to ask their questions. Please send an email to Maria Blacque-Belair ( Director RIF …

Информационная брошюра: Asylum в США для LGBTIQ.

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брошюре, подготовленной RUSA LGBT, приводится информация относительно возможностей получения убежища (Asylum Status) в США. Мы отвечаем на следующие вопросы: на каких основаниях может быть предоставлено убежище в США, что такое преследование, как происходит процесс получения убежища, как найти бесплатных адвокатов в Нью-Йорке, каковы сроки получения убежища, когда можно получить разрешение на работу, что ждать на интервью, и другие. Брошюра также …