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CASA Executive Director, Gustavo Torres issued the following statement Congratulating the House and Senate for Passing FF$15
March 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, 240-706-2624   Ingrid Zelaya, izelaya@wearecasa.org, 240-505-1062 CASA Executive Director, Gustavo Torres issued the following statement Congratulating the House and Senate for Passing FF$15 “We thank the leadership of the Maryland House of Delegates and the Senate in passing FF$15 which will […]

CASA COMMENDS FAIRFAX BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS FOR SUPPORTING FIRST STEP TO EXPAND LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR IMMIGRANTS IN DEPORTATION
January 28, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2019 Contact: Lizette Olmos, CASA; (240) 706-2624 mobile CASA COMMENDS FAIRFAX BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS FOR SUPPORTING FIRST STEP TO EXPAND LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR IMMIGRANTS IN DEPORTATION Led by Supervisors McKay and Foust, Board Sets the Stage to Potentially Fund Program in April FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA–CASA commends the Fairfax […]

CASA’s Puerto Rico Project in South Central Pennsylvania Brings in Large Numbers of Latinos to Vote in the Mid-term elections
December 7, 2018

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2018 Press contacts: Lizette Olmos lolmos@weareacasa.org (240) 706-2624 mobile   Hyattsville, MD – CASA and CASA in Action relied on door to door contact as well as a team of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria to help turn out voters during the […]

CASA Receives $1M Grant to Bolster Programs for Immigrant and Working Communities
December 4, 2018

 CASA is an Advocacy, Organizing and Services Organization That Serves Immigrant and Working People  With $1M in Funding from The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CASA Will Launch a Training Institute to Share its Model and Expand its Reach to Improve Quality of Life and Build Power in More Communities Across the U.S. Langley […]

Fourth Circuit to Hear Key Arguments in Challenges to Trump Administration Immigration Practices Key Immigrants’ Rights Cases
December 3, 2018

Plaintiffs, Attorneys, and Supporters Gather After Hearings on DACA Cancellation and Racial Profiling of Immigrants to Weigh in on Cases

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 […]

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