Emerald Isle Immigration Center Newsletter


The EIIC newsletter will keep you updated on events at the Center and the many issues relevant to immigrants in and around New York City.
The Celtic Cruise launch party is on this Thursday in Slattery’s Midtown Bar on 8E. 36th Street from 6-9pm
Celtic Cruise Raffle Tickets

Spectacular raffle tickets are now being sold in both the Queens and Bronx offices for only $5 in aid of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center.
1st Prize  is a holiday in Ireland for two – two round trip tickets PLUS 7 nights bed & breakfast & car rental.
2nd Prize is a Weekend in New York – two nights hotel & dinner PLUS two tickets to a Broadway show.
3rd Prize is Dinner for two at twelve New York City restaurants.
Fantastic prizes for a fantastic cause!

Citizenship Drive & Classes
Registrations for free Citizenship Classes will open in
June 2013 in the Queens office only. Classes will start in July 2013
Class schedule: Monday and Tuesday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Class Requirements
Students must show proof of Citizenship Application (N400 Receipt Notice)
Students must  have a valid Green Card (not expired) or proof of Green Card renewal

For registration contact:
646-545-7214 / 718-478– 5502 Ext. 209 or coordinator@eiic.org

Pictured below is EIIC staff member Blanca Vega & EIIC Volunteer, Kelly Smith.

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4275 Katonah Ave, Woodlawn,
NY 10470

Tel 718-324-3039
Fax 718-324-7741

59-26 Woodside Ave
NY 11377

Tel 718-478-5502
Fax 718-446-3727

Siobhan Dennehy
Executive Director

Elizabeth Baber
ESL Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish)

Lesley Black-Tawfik
Social Work Intern

Sandra Boyle
Deputy Director

Siobhan Dennehy
Executive Director

Ultan Gallagher
Social Work Trainee

Geraldine Geraghty

Aydee Joya
Reception (Bilingual Spanish)

Maire Kerins
Immigration Counselor

Sally Murphy
Part-time Reception

John Stahl
Immigration Attorney, Director of Legal Services

Blanca Vega
ESL (Bilingual Spanish)


Chloe Anderson
Social Work Intern

Katie Hannon
Part-time Reception

Roisin Flanagan
J1 Coordinator

Lisa McGovern
Office Manager

Aine Murphy
Bronx Reception

Carmel Rose
Immigration Counselor

‘THESE HALCYON DAYS’is a play by Deirdre Kinahan currently being show in the Irish Arts Center from May 7 – June 2. A thoroughly enjoyable play, not to be missed!
Ultan Gallagher – Social Work Trainee
Ultan – who hails from Roscommon joined the EIIC in November of last year and has been an incredible addition to the staff at EIIC. With a Masters in Social Work from NUI Galway, Ultan has worked closely with EIIC’s hurricane Sandy assistance initiative, visiting effected families and helping fundraise for those in need. Ultan is leaving the center on May 15th for another Social Work position and EIIC would like to say a big thank you to Ultan and his efforts and wish him every success in the future
Chloe Anderson – Social Work Intern
Chloe has been with the EIIC for the past year interning with us in our social work department as part of her training for the Masters in Social Work she is currently undergoing at Columbia University. Chloe leaves the Center on May 9th and is continuing with her studies in Washington DC. Chloe has been a fantastic addition to the team tackling community issues and will be greatly missed by both the staff and clients. Thank you Chloe.
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