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News for Amigos de Casa San José: Dec. 1, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! To all of the people who donated or shared our #GivingTuesdayPittsburgh page: thank you so much for believing in us. Our original goal was to raise $10,000. We have raised almost $12,000!!  We won the Give Big Pittsburgh prize for the organization that raised the… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: Dec. 1, 2018

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Action Alert for Amigos de Casa San Jose: Tell the Dept. of Homeland Security not to change the “public charge” rule! (Dec. 10 deadline.)

There is still a short time to protest the new Public Charge Rule, with the devastating changes proposed by the Department of Homeland Security.  This rule change will penalize immigrants for using the few benefits that are available to them or their (often American citizen) children, denying them any future eligibility for US citizenship.  Just the possibility of its… Continue reading Action Alert for Amigos de Casa San Jose: Tell the Dept. of Homeland Security not to change the “public charge” rule! (Dec. 10 deadline.)

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Please give to Casa San José on #GiveBigPittsburgh today, Nov. 27

Give Big Pittsburgh, or #GivingTuesday, is happening today, Tuesday, Nov. 27th. It’s the online giving day hosted by the Pittsburgh Magazine in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Foundation.  You can give to Casa San José here.  This will enable us to continue our work, expand our reach, and honor our communities. The First 20 people who donate $30 or more… Continue reading Please give to Casa San José on #GiveBigPittsburgh today, Nov. 27

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: Nov. 21, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: There is still a short time to protest the new Public Charge Rule, with the devastating changes proposed by the Department of Homeland Security.  This rule change will penalize immigrants for using the few benefits that are available to them or their (often American… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: Nov. 21, 2018

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Election Action Alert for Our Amigos for Tuesday, Nov. 6

This coming Tuesday, Nov. 6, we will be electing our governor, lieutenant governor, and federal and state representatives, as well as several ballot questions.  This election is absolutely crucial to the future of immigrants in our country, as well as many, many other vital issues. In the name of all of us at Casa San José,… Continue reading Election Action Alert for Our Amigos for Tuesday, Nov. 6

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: October 22, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: *Help counteract the false and corrosive narrative that is being spread about "sanctuary" cities and policies:  as the election approaches, we are seeing more political ads, conservative TV shows and misleading rhetoric saying that "sanctuary" policies and localities are illegal, cause… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: October 22, 2018

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Action alert for Amigos de Casa San José: Oct. 11, 2018: please protest the Public Charge Rule change

Dear Amigos - we have some time-sensitive information so we're sending this out earlier than usual: Action: The new Public Charge Rule, with the devastating changes proposed by the Department of Homeland Security, has been posted, and is open for public comment starting yesterday, and available for only 60 days.  This rule change will penalize immigrants for using… Continue reading Action alert for Amigos de Casa San José: Oct. 11, 2018: please protest the Public Charge Rule change

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News for Amigos de Casa San José, Oct. 4, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Action: With all the news oxygen being taken up by the Supreme Court nomination, the situation regarding immigrants is not getting much attention.  Here is one we should know about: "The government is moving migrant children to a Texas Tent City," (Caitlin Dickerson, New York… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José, Oct. 4, 2018