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Fairfax For All Coalition Optimistic About Progress After Fairfax County Public Safety Committee Meeting
April 6, 2018

FAIRFAX VA. (FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018) – The coalition of top advocacy and membership organizations and allies – Fairfax For All – issued the following statement after the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors barred the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office from participating in the April 3 Public […]

CASA Applauds Fairfax County Supervisors for Supporting an End to Unnecessary and Unconstitutional ICE Collaboration
April 3, 2018

FAIRFAX, VA. (TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018) – CASA applauds the six public safety committee members who spoke in favor of ending the Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA) between the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). At the meeting held at the Fairfax County Government Center, the Board of Supervisors barred two […]

CASA Condemns New ICE Policy Endangering Pregnant Women
March 30, 2018

LANGLEY PARK, MD. (FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018) – Virginia Kase, chief operating officer of CASA, the area’s largest immigrant service, and advocacy organization, issued the following statement after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it would end the presumption of release for all pregnant women ICE detains. “ICE’s new policy is a callous decision […]

CASA desafía la decisión inconstitucional de Trump de terminar el TPS para El Salvador
March 23, 2018

LANGLEY PARK, MD (VIERNES, 23 DE MARZO) _ CASA, la organización de defensa y servicio de inmigrantes más grande del área, anunció el viernes que resistir el desmantelamiento inconstitucional del programa que ha otorgado permisos de trabajo a salvadoreños y les ha permitido vivir legalmente en los Estados Unidos por más de 15 años. En […]

CASA Challenges Trump’s Unconstitutional End of TPS for El Salvador
March 23, 2018

LANGLEY PARK, MD (FRIDAY, MARCH 23) _ CASA, the area’s largest immigrant service and advocacy organization, announced Friday that it is challenging the unconstitutional dismantling of the program that has granted work permits for Salvadorans and allowed them to live in the United States legally for more than 15 years. In January, the Trump Administration announced […]

CASA Weighing Options to Federal Judge’s Ruling in CASA v. Trump
March 6, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018 CONTACT FERNANDA DURAND fdurand@wearecasa.org Cell.  240.706.2624 WASHINGTON (March 6, 2018) _CASA is reviewing legal options today after a federal district court judge in Maryland issued an opinion that the Trump administration had a right to end DACA, the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals which gave more than […]

CASA Holds DACA Clinic in York As the Fight For Dream Act Continues in Congress
January 18, 2018

WHEN: 4 – 7 p.m.  Thursday, January 18 WHERE: CASA offices in City Hall York PA WHAT: DACA/Citizenship Clinic   York, Pa _ As elected officials in Congress debate the merits of a law to protect young adults who arrived undocumented as minors to the United States, also known as Dreamers, tonight in York, CASA will hold a […]

Immigrants and Their Allies Call Out Comstock’s Lack of Action on Dream Act and TPS, After Professing Sympathy
November 22, 2017

More than 50 local immigrants and allies rallied outside Rep. Barbara Comstock’s Sterling office tonight demanding the Congresswoman follow her words up with actions and support the swift passage of a clean Dream Act along with protection for immigrants with other types of temporary work permits. Rep. Comstock (R-Va) has said she supports Dreamers but has […]

Immigrant Groups Demand Comstock Defend Dreamers and TPS Holders
November 20, 2017

STERLING, VA. _ Immigrant rights activists will hold a vigil at 6 p.m. Tuesday to demand Congresswoman Barbara Comstock support bills that would protect young undocumented immigrants known as dreamers and beneficiaries of Temporary Protective Status (TPS). “Comstock has said she supports those with DACA but now it’s time to back those words with action. […]

PA Coalition Wants Harrisburg To Be Welcoming City for All 
November 17, 2017

HARRISBURG, PA. _ A coalition of local and state organizations is calling on Harrisburg city leaders to adopt shared values and policies that will guarantee Harrisburg is a safe and welcoming city for all its residents, including immigrants. The group will release a set of shared principles for community safety and will call on the mayor […]

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