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Immigrant Advocates and Families Pack Congressional Hearings on Trump’s Deportation Agenda

March 8, 2019

WASHINGTON — Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – This week as the House held various hearings on Trump’s deportation agenda, hundreds of immigration activists and families from across the country convened to expose the deliberate actions by the Trump administration to separate families and deport people covered by the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and DACA programs. […]

Fairfax Residents Call on Fairfax to Fund Legal Representation for Immigrants in Need

April 10, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Diana Castaneda, dcastaneda@wearecasa.org, 240-515-5561 Sheena Pegarido, media@caircoalition.org, 202-559-4431 Fairfax Residents Call on Fairfax to Fund Legal Representation for Immigrants in Need Organizations Release Voter Survey Showing Overwhelming Support for Proposal Fairfax, VA – Activists from CASA, CAIR Coalition, African Communities Together, Legal Aid Justice […]

Mr. President, the Real Emergency is not the Wall, It’s You

February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019 Hyattsville, MD ― Today, Gustavo Torres, the Executive Director of CASA released the following statement in response to President Trump possibly declaring a national emergency: “President Trump plans to declare an emergency are fueled by his exaggerated and racist perception of Latinos and immigrants and because the right wing media has called […]

CASA Executive Director Gustavo Torres Statement on the Spending Bill

February 14, 2019

Hyattsville, MD ― Today, Gustavo Torres, the Executive Director of CASA released the following statement: “CASA opposes the budget deal reached by congressional negotiators.  Our members already suffer the overreaches of an out-of-control federal deportation force.  This deal will result in the hiring of even more family separation shock troops while failing to stop 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 […]

Latino Justice Activists and Rep. Luis Gutierrez Rally for the Vote in the Upcoming Midterms at Event where Governor’s Administration Announces Protections for Immigrants Interacting with Police

July 24, 2018

YORK, PA (TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2018) -Immigrant rights powerhouses CASA and Make the Road Pennsylvania, held a rally this afternoon with one of the staunchest defenders of Puerto Rican and immigrant rights Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL).  At the end, Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria in South Central PA and the Lehigh Valley promised to […]

Grassroots Organizations Announce Launch of Montgomery Trust Campaign

June 14, 2018

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. – A coalition of grassroots progressive organizations wants Montgomery County to protect immigrants from law enforcement overreach and to safeguard community policing practices built on trust among residents. Members from nearly two dozen organizations gathered today to voice support for a measure that would foster more openness between the immigrant community and police, […]

Pushing For Change in Fairfax County

March 12, 2018

 Tonight at 8pm ET, CASA Virginia Director Michelle La Rue will join a conversation about state and local advocacy for immigrant rights in Virginia with Demos Counsel Allie Boldt and Sookuung Oh of the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium, on the “Inside Scoop” on Fairfax Public Access. Tune in for this important discussion.    […]

After USCIS Decision, CASA Ready to Help Dreamers

January 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (JANUARY 13, 2018) CASA will begin making appointments and processing paperwork for Dreamers as soon as Monday morning following the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement Saturday that they will begin to comply with a judge’s ruling ordering the continuation of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program while cases are worked out in court. “We don’t know […]

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

January 18, 2018

PRESS ADVISORY FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT FERNANDA DURAND  fdurand@wearecasa.org cel. 240-706-2624 CASA Holds DACA Clinic in York As the Fight For Dream Act Continues in Congress WHEN: 4 – 7 p.m.  Thursday, January 18 WHERE: CASA offices in City Hall York PA WHAT: DACA/Citizenship Clinic York, Pa _ As elected officials in Congress debate the merits […]

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