Pablo Blank

Director of Immigrant Integration

Director of Immigrant Integration Pablo Blank, MA, oversees CASA’s citizenship, financial education, free tax preparation programs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Georgia. Pablo also oversees our AmeriCorps programs in those states. Since joining in 2013 to date in 2022, CASA has helped over 6,000 legal permanent residents become U.S. Citizens and helped 4,000 newly eligible immigrants get the non-compliance driver’s license in Maryland. Additionally, CASA helps prepare over 1,500 tax returns every year to low-income families through four VITA Sites. During his tenure, AmeriCorps programs at CASA have host over 100 individuals who served the community while investing in their own professional and personal development. Several of those members joined CASA staff at the end of their year of service(s), becoming coordinators, managers, directors, and chiefs. Prior to CASA, Pablo worked for Identity Inc. as Program Director, and the Embassy of Argentina in the U.S. as coordinator of the Cultural, Environmental and International Cooperation Office. Previously, Pablo worked for 15years in Argentina, including organizations such as Coca Cola Andina in the marketing department and aided in strategic planning for Ferrocarril General Belgrano. Pablo has been appointed by two Montgomery County Executives to serve on the Committee Against Hate/Violence. In 2009, Pablo received the ‘Argentine Social Ambassador Award’ by the Help Argentina Foundation for his work at the Argentine Center for Students and Alumni in the U.S. Pablo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Master of Arts in Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. Pablo is currently taking the Executive Master’s in Leadership at Georgetown University. Pablo is a 2019 CORE Leadership Montgomery graduate. He is married, has one child, and lives in Rockville, Maryland.

Media Mentions:

CTC – Live interview on the news show

BBC News 10/17/2021
CTC – People not receiving it

Univision 10/18/2021
CTC – People not receiving it

Washington Post 10/23/2021
Immigrant families struggle to access child tax credit payments

Annapolis Testimony on EITC for ITIN holders. 2022-03-02 (See at 2:40:10)

Univision 09/04/2022 CTC and tax questions, with Cecibel