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Lawsuit: Rule Imposing High Fees on Immigrants Should Be Set Aside

August 21, 2020

Ayuda, CASA, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Public Citizen Seek to Overturn DHS Rule

Maryland Advocates Pleased With Attorney General’s Office’s Advice on Special Session

August 17, 2020

The letter clarifies that the legislature can, in fact, reconvene for a special session. The advocates noted that the letter of advice details the circumstances under which the legislature can take the action.

CASA Supports Families Displaced by Baltimore Explosion

August 14, 2020

CASA has offered families meals, donations, and interpretation services. In addition CASA helped liaison for Baltimore City and the Red Cross temporary housing. Close to 30 CASA members were amongst the over 200 displaced.

Advocates Launch Campaign Calling for Special Session

August 12, 2020

Groups Detail Mobilization Efforts to Move Legislators to Respond to Pandemic; Crisis in Accessing Basic Human Needs; HBCU Settlement August 12, 2020, Annapolis, MD – Over 80 advocacy groups, faith organizations, municipalities, and unions representing hundreds of thousands of Marylanders […]

CASA Statement on Howard County Executive Ball Claiming to Support Immigrant Community

August 3, 2020

“While this is a great step, the harder work starts at home. Only by starting first at home can any advocacy work mean something.”

CASA Denounces Maryland Landlords Suing for Rent Increases During Coronavirus State of Emergency

August 3, 2020

“Too many face fiscal devastation and if these landlords get their way, homelessness, bankruptcy, and more is on the horizon.”

CASA Condemns Trump’s DACA Dismantling, Despite Court Upholding Program

July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020, Hyattsville, MD – CASA issued the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memo shredding the DACA program, again attempting to effectuate President Trump’s relentless assault on DACA recipients. This action was taken […]

70+ Maryland Organizations Urgently Call for the Maryland General Assembly to Reconvene for Special Session After Failed Leadership of Governor Larry Hogan

July 27, 2020

July 27, 2020, Hyattsville, MD – Over 70 Maryland organizations including non-profits, unions, religious organizations, municipalities, and others have issued an open letter calling on Speaker of the House of Delegates Adrienne A. Jones, Senate President Bill Ferguson and members […]

Immigrants’ & Civil Rights Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Census Order

July 24, 2020

Case challenges President Trump’s new order seeking to block people who are undocumented from being counted in the U.S. Census

CASA Condemns Anti-Democratic Trump Census Order

July 21, 2020

For the first time, a U.S. President has explicitly said that he believes that parts of the country that disagree with him politically should have their congressional representation reduced.

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