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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

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: August 29, 2019

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: Join our partner Just Harvest to protest a new Trump proposal which would deny food stamps to millions of Americans of food stamps – 16,000 people in Allegheny County - and block many low-income children from getting free school meals. … Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: August 29, 2019

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: July 29, 2019

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter, which will be taking an August break.  See you in September! How to take action: Latest attack on immigrants, in effect right now: Trump has ordered a vast expansion by DHS of 'expedited removal,' permitting agents to rapidly deport a much larger category of undocumented… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: July 29, 2019

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Attend the Lights for Liberty Vigil, July 12, 7:30 pm, Schenley Plaza

Please attend the Lights for Liberty Vigil being held in Pittsburgh this Friday, July 12, at 7:30 pm at Schenley Plaza in Oakland.  We join over 580 locations and outraged people from around the country and the world to shine a light on the horrific abuses of the Trump administration in human detention camps.  Please also notify… Continue reading Attend the Lights for Liberty Vigil, July 12, 7:30 pm, Schenley Plaza

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: June 29, 2019

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! How to take action: There is a lot happening now, especially around detention camps and ICE roundups, so this is longer than usual: Call or write your legislators. Sen.Toomey (412.803.3501) email Sen. Casey (412.803.7370) email Your Congressperson (find them here) and tell them, as their… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: June 29, 2019