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CASA Executive Director Gustavo Torres issues Statement on President Trump’s Attack on Birthright Citizenship
October 30, 2018

CASA Executive Director Gustavo Torres issues Statement on President Trump’s Unconstitutional Executive Order Calling for an End to Citizenship for U.S. born Children of Non-Residents It is an outrage that President Trump thinks he can end birthright citizenship to children of non-citizens. He is only using this rhetoric to rile up his base leading up […]

Press Release: CASA Breaks Ground on New Regional Education and Employment Center
October 24, 2018

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2018 PRESS CONTACTS: Susana Flores (915) 525 2434, susana@communicationsshop.us Lizette Olmos (240) 706 2624, lolmos@wearecasa.org CASA Breaks Ground on New Regional Education and Employment Center WHAT: Groundbreaking of future CASA Baltimore Regional Education & Employment Center at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 WHERE: Location of future […]

CASA Condemns SCOTUS’ Ruling On Muslim Ban
June 26, 2018

WASHINGTON (TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018) -In response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that upholds President Donald Trump’s Muslim travel ban, Gustavo Torres, Executive Director of CASA, issued the following statement: “The Supreme Court’s decision enables the Trump administration to continue discriminating and demonizing our communities. Their choice to side with a xenophobic and racist agenda […]

Groups File Challenge to Administration’s End of Humanitarian Parole for Central American Children
June 15, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018) – Yesterday, applicants and beneficiaries of the Central American Minors (CAM) Parole program filed a class action challenge to the Trump Administration’s termination of this life-saving humanitarian assistance for Central American children, including the revocation of conditional parole for nearly 3,000 children.  The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for […]

Regional and National Organizations to Stage a Sit-In at Department of Justice
May 31, 2018

WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018) –     More than a dozen regional and national immigrant rights organizations will protest at 11 a.m. Friday in front of the Department of Justice to denounce the Trump administration’s shockingly brutal and cruel treatment of immigrant families at the border and throughout the country as part of its racist agenda.The […]

Fairfax County Progress Undercut by Continuing Advance Notice to ICE
May 24, 2018

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT JOSSIE FLOR SAPUNAR  jsapunar@wearecasa.org Cel. 443-833-2011 Fairfax County Progress Undercut by Continuing Advance Notice to ICE FAIRFAX, VA – Fairfax for All, a coalition of top immigration advocacy and membership organizations and allies, secured a partial victory as the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office terminated its Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA) with […]

Activists Condemn State’s Attorney for Fighting Against Access to Representation in Montgomery County
May 21, 2018

PRESS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT JOSSIE FLOR SAPUNAR  jsapunar@wearecasa.org Cel. 443-833-2011 High resolution photos | Video County Organizations Condemn Montgomery State’s Attorney John McCarthy for Fighting Against Access to Justice ROCKVILLE, MD – Half a dozen organizations gathered today outside the State’s Attorney’s office in Rockville, to condemn the state’s attorney for fighting to ensure that incarcerated […]

With Death of Kevin Kamenetz, Maryland has Lost a Fierce Fighter for Immigrant Justice
May 10, 2018

BALTIMORE (THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018) _  CASA and its members are mourning the unexpected passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, relentless immigrant advocate and public servant. “All of us at CASA are saddened to hear about the passing of Kevin Kamenetz, who rejected hatred and exclusion throughout his life in public service,” said Gustavo Torres, […]

CASA Lauds Riverdale Park’s Decision to Expand Voting Rights
May 8, 2018

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (MONDAY, MAY 7, 2018) – On Monday, May 7, 2018, the town of Riverdale Park overhauled voting eligibility in municipal elections by expanding voting rights to all Residents regardless of citizenship status, lowering the voting age to 16 years of age, and providing same-day voter registration for municipal elections. The Riverdale Park Council […]

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 […]

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