Msgr. Ronald Marino, Episcopal Vicar for Migrant and Ethnic Apostolates of the Diocese of Brooklyn, NY has over 25 years of experience working for immigrants in the Catholic Migration Office of the Brooklyn diocese of which he served as Director for 17 years. He was ordained a priest in 1973 after having obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cathedral College in Douglaston, NY and a Master of Divinity Degree from Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, NY. He continued his post graduate studies and obtained a Master of Science in Education (Counseling) from St. John’s University in NY. In 1994, he founded Resources, Inc. a nationally recognized job opportunity program for immigrants. He is frequently called upon to speak on immigrant pastoral issues both nationally and internationally.