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 conference Tuesday. “The county has been reaping the benefits from the extensive contributions that immigrants […]

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 Affairs, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and the Civil Rights Clinic of the Howard University […]

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 threatens the safety of DACA recipients and their families by raising the specter of deportation […]

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 legislative reform to legalize the more than 400,000 people with Temporary Protected Status who came […]

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 contribute to society and provide for their families despite horrific situations in their own countries. There […]

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 is right to protect immigrants who came here as children and others who were forced […]

Flower Branch Apartment Fire Anniversary Vigil TONIGHT

November 17, 2017

LANGLEY PARK, MD _ The Flower Branch Tenants Association, along CASA and neighborhood churches, will hold a vigil at 8 p.m. Thursday at the site of last year’s tragic apartment fire and explosion that killed 7 people, including 2 children. The vigil organized by the Flower Branch Tenants Association in conjunction with CASA, aims to safeguard […]

This is a press release Post

November 16, 2017

CASA DEMANDS CONGRESS TAKE UP ISSUE NOW  Now that the Trump Administration has struck another devastating blow to the immigrant community by announcing the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), CASA is turning to Congress to do the right thing and pass a clean Dream Act so that the more than 800,000 […]

CASA Applauds the Introduction of a Strong Tenant Protection Bill in Prince George’s County  

September 27, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 27, 2019 CONTACT: Diana Castaneda,, (240) 515-5561 CASA Applauds the Introduction of a Strong Tenant Protection Bill in Prince George’s County Prince George’s County, MD -This week Prince George’s County Council Member Tom Dernoga introduced a strong pro-tenant bill that seeks to improve the quality of housing in the […]

Civil and Workers Rights Activists Call on Governor Tom Wolf to Veto Discriminatory HB 1170

September 26, 2019

CASA and Make the Road Pennsylvania call on Governor Wolf to veto this legislation and instead focus on real working family priorities like raising the minimum wage. 

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