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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 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

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News for amigos de Casa san José: Feb. 26, 2020

Dear amigos de casa San José, Welcome back to our email newsletter! How you can take action: On March 11th at 7pm, the Shut Down Berks campaign will host a webinar for those interested in getting involved - you can get info. and register here.  They recently took a strong new step in advocating for the closure of the detention facility by… Continue reading News for amigos de Casa san José: Feb. 26, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: Jan. 15, 2020

We were so pleased to see Casa featured in the Post-Gazette's #LetsMakeaSEEN feature on Monday! Monica explained our mission eloquently - you can read it here. Casa San Jose is part of a state-wide push to get undercounted populations to be counted in the census. We will be distributing these flyers to our community members,… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: Jan. 15, 2020

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: December 10, 2019

Welcome back to our email newsletter! We are SO grateful to our extremely generous Amigos for supporting us so strongly on #GiveBigPittsburgh! Casa San José got the prize for "Most Raised by Budget" in the mid-sized category, and was #15 overall. We raised $21,548 from 225 wonderful donors. (If you missed the chance, you can… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: December 10, 2019

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Please comment on new proposed rule that drastically raises fees for immigration and citizenship

Deadline to comment: Dec 16th, 5 pm. On Nov. 14 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS proposed a new fee schedule for immigration costs. It would drastically raise the fees for adjustment of status, asylum, DACA renewals and naturalization, and eliminate critical fee waivers for vulnerable and low-income immigrants. It also transfers $207… Continue reading Please comment on new proposed rule that drastically raises fees for immigration and citizenship

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: November 20, 2019

How you can help: Giving Tuesday is coming! GiveBigPittsburgh will happen on Tuesday, December 3. We invite all of our Amigos to unite efforts with us to support our immigrant brothers and sisters through the work we do. All the giving will be online and we will send out a special link on that day… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: November 20, 2019