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A Debrief from Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth and Immigrant Services, JFS of Metrowest

A Testimonial by Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth & Immigrant Services at JFS of Metrowest about supporting immigrants at the border with CJP Women in Philanthrophy’s Mission to San Diego! Continue reading

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JFS Joins CJP in San Diego to Support Newly-Arrived Immigrant Families

JFS Director of Youth and Immigrant Services Lucia Panichella travels to San Diego with CJP and representatives from other partnering organizations to bear witness to, and learn firsthand about, the crisis on our border. Continue reading

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JFS Celebrates Our Most Recently Naturalized Citizenship Clients!

JFS of MetroWest honored our recently naturalized clients with a celebration of Citizenship last week! The evening was full of laughter, food from across the world, and discussion of diverse, yet shared experiences across the immigrant community. Learn more about our celebration! Continue reading

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Hear Powerful Stories, Watch Videos Featured at Seize the Dream 2019

Watch extraordinary videos featured at Seize the Dream 2019 that celebrate Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Metrowest’s powerful impacts, relentless commitments to fighting Jewish poverty, standing up for immigrants, harnessing the power of volunteers. Continue reading

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Clothing: Ready-to-Wear Launch!

Click to learn more about our very first Ready-To-Wear Clothing Distribution at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School Continue reading

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An Unforgettable Mission  to San Antonio Texas: A debrief from Lino Covarrubias, COO, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS), MA

Learn about CJP’s FACES initiative which is responding to the crisis occurring in border towns where immigrant children are being separated from their parents as these asylum seekers are processed in U.S. detention centers. Continue reading

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Music Video Bears Haunting Witness to the Tragic, Courageous Journey of a Refugee Family from Syria

Beyond the Borders, written by Attorney Susan Cohen after the first travel ban was imposed in 2017, depicts the tragic story of a Syrian refugee family as told to an American refugee camp volunteer, who promises to bear witness to their … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

Join JFS on May 9th at the annual Seize the Dream gala and learn about JFS’s work with immigrants and the many ways JFS stands up for those left behind. Continue reading

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JFS Helps 98 Year Old Woman Become a U.S. Citizen

Congratulations to the citizenship team for helping a New American achieve her dream! Continue reading

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DACA Renewal Information!

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  DACA issuances and work permits that expire between now and March 5, 2018, must be submitted for renewal by October 5, … Continue reading

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