Hiroko Kusuda, an immigration lawyer, received the Humanitarian Service Award from the Center for Migration Studies. The organization gave her the honor at its recent gala in lower Manhattan.
Manhattan-based Center for Migration Studies, during its gala on Nov. 9, honored scholars and a nonprofit organization founded by a Brooklyn family for their work benefitting modern-day immigrants.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who retired as bishop of Brooklyn on Nov. 30, donated his personal archives to the Center for Migration Studies (CMS), a think tank and educational institute he has worked with for several years and where he is a member of the board of trustees.
The Center for Migration Studies (CMS) of New York issued a 40-page study, “Mapping Key Determinants of Immigrants’ Health in Brooklyn and Queens,” on Feb. 23 and looked at the two boroughs neighborhood by neighborhood to determine which non-citizen immigrant communities are most at risk.
At the Center for Migration Studies annual gala at Battery Gardens restaurant in lower Manhattan on Oct. 17, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio received a Lifetime Service Award for his work in defense of migrants and newcomers.