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CASA Holds DACA Clinic in York As the Fight For Dream Act Continues in Congress

January 18, 2018

YORK, Pa. (THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018) _ 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 DACA […]

Immigrant Groups Demand Comstock Defend Dreamers and TPS Holders

November 20, 2017

STERLING, Va. (MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018) _ 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 […]

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 […]

Maryland and Pennsylvania CASA Members Visit Congress Asking for TPS Relief #ResidencyNOW

November 17, 2017

WASHINGTON _ Fearing an imminent elimination of the program that has allowed them to remain in the United States for years, more than 50 immigrants with Temporary Protective Status from Maryland and Pennsylvania will visit Congress Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. to demand […]

Civil Rights Group Demands Fairfax County End Collaboration With ICE Improve Relationship with Immigrant Community

November 17, 2017

FAIRFAX, VA _ Residents of Fairfax County Coalition, a group of local civil rights and immigrant rights organizations, will demand that Fairfax County end its collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and protect hard-working immigrants and their families during a press […]

CASA Files Lawsuit Against Federal Government to Keep DACA CASA’s Lawsuit Argues Government Did Not Follow Proper Procedures in Ending the Program and Discriminates Against Mexicans and Central Americans

November 17, 2017

LANGLEY PARK, Md. _ Today, on the deadline for the last DACA renewal applications to be received by immigration, CASA and a legal team that includes Arnold & Porter, Kaye Scholer, LLP, the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban […]

CASA and Other Immigrant-Rights Groups Announce Lawsuit to Keep DACA  Termination of the Program Discriminates Against Mexicans and Central Americans

November 17, 2017

WASHINGTON —  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and eligible DACA applicants, along with CASA and several immigrant rights organizations, are filing suit against the Department of Homeland Security because of President Donald Trump’s abrupt rescission of DACA.  That rescission […]

Demonstration Planned for Capitol Hill Tuesday

November 17, 2017

WASHINGTON_ Immigrant-rights groups and allies will be demanding that Congress pass a Clean Dream Act that will prevent the deportation of more than 800,000 Dreamers working and studying in the country now. Activists from across the country will also demand […]

Immigrants Spell Out Dire Effects if Feds Nix TPS Sen. Ben Cardin to Hear from TPS Holders at Roundtable Discussion

November 17, 2017

LANGLEY PARK_  Immigrants who hold Temporary Protective Status will meet with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md) to detail the devastating consequences to their families and communities if President Donald Trump eliminates the work permit program that has allowed more than 330,000 people nationwide to […]

Press Conference and Rally to Defend DACA and TPS Dreamers Begin 5-Day Hunger Strike

November 17, 2017

WASHINGTON _ CASA, United We Dream and thousands of young DREAMers and TPS holders will take part in a number of actions Tuesday, September 5, in the nation’s capital, to demand President Donald Trump put partisan appeals aside and do what […]

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