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Only In Print: A Lifelong Defender of Immigrants

DiMarzio Workers Freedom Ride
On Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, the day after his installation, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio addressed Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride participants at Flushing Meadows Park, Queens. (File photo)

A passion rooted in his family’s history

An international expert in the field of migration with a doctorate in Social Work, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has been at the forefront of the debate over immigrants’ rights and policies, both internationally and nationally, that govern the movements of peoples.

Long before his appointment as Bishop of Brooklyn in 2003, Bishop DiMarzio had gained a reputation for being an international expert on immigration issues…

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