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News for Amigos de Casa San José: March 19, 2021

Dear Amigos de Casa San José, Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: How to take action: Dismantling ICE in PA:  The families in Berks have finally been released, but ICE may still re-use the facility for more detentions.  We join the #ShutDownBerks Coalition in asking the Biden administration to cut ICE's contract with… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: March 19, 2021

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: February 12, 2021

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! How you can take action: Casa San José is proud to partner with PICC (PA Immigration & Citizenship Coalition) in their Tuition Equity & Inclusion Campaign. Students without permanent immigration status are usually ineligible for university scholarships and financial aid, even when they have gone to… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: February 12, 2021

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News for Amigos de Casa San José – Dec. 22, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! How you can help: Here is a wonderful family project for the holidays!  We are delivering emergency supplies to our families that are quarantining with COVID, and especially need hygiene and cleaning products.  Each household gets a bag containing disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, disposable facemasks, laundry… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José – Dec. 22, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José – Nov. 27, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! How you can help:  Tuesday, Dec. 1 is Give Big Pittsburgh donation day!  Your generosity makes our work possible, and provides essential sustenance, opportunity, justice and respect to struggling immigrant families throughout the Pittsburgh region.  Thank you for always coming through for us!Our goal this year… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José – Nov. 27, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: Sept. 4, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: The election is around the corner!Not only for President, but for US Representatives to Congress, State Representatives and Senators, and State Attorney General. Their policies will impact immigrant communities - and all of us - enormously.  Our state representatives in particular will… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: Sept. 4, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: August 7, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: Casa is supporting Driving PA Forward , a vitally important campaign to allow undocumented immigrants in PA to obtain driver's licenses. Ample evidence shows that denying them authorization to drive is unrealistic, harms public safety and makes our communities less secure. It is next… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: August 7, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: July 7, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! How you can take action: There aremany ways to communicate about the situation of immigrants and other targeted communities. It's important to use words that express positivity and shared humanity and not imply blame or victimhood, which we can do without realizing it.  The Immigrant Defense Project gives… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San Jose: July 7, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: June 6, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter! Before anything else, we want to thank our wonderful Amigos for their superb response to GIVE BIG PITTSBURGH last month:  we raised over $40,000!  Please see "News on what we're doing" below to find out how we are using it, and also see this special… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: June 6, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: April 13, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter!  We wish you all health, safety, and care, and thank you once again for joining us. Donate to our Bond Fund:We are trying to get as many people out of detention as possible. Since COVID-19 hit Pennsylvania, we have already gotten two people out… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: April 13, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: March 26, 2020

Dear Amigos de Casa San José,Welcome back to our email newsletter!  We cannot be more grateful for the expressions of concern and offers of help that have been coming to us from individuals and organizations.  We profoundly wish that everyone stay strong in body, mind, and heart in this crisis. What is Casa San Jose… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: March 26, 2020