Tag Archives: immigrants

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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