Over 300 Religious Leaders, Organizations Call for Passage of NO BAN Act

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For Immediate Release: April 10, 2019 Press Contact: Lynn Tramonte, latramonte@gmail.com / 202-255-0551   Over 300 Religious Leaders, Organizations Call for Passage of NO BAN Act “We are called by our sacred texts and faith principles to love our neighbor” Link: http://bit.ly/300NoBan   Washington, DC – As the NO BAN Act is introduced in Congress today by Senator Christopher Coons …

Faith Groups and Activists Pressure Congress to ask Administration Where Are the Refugees

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2019 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202.733.5151 Faith Groups and Activists Pressure Congress to ask Administration Where Are the Refugees Refugee admissions lag far behind where they should be, leaving thousands of lives in danger Browse videos and pictures from today’s rally here   Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, representatives from faith-based groups such as Church World …

CWS Denounces Trump Administration’s Unwillingness to Meet Its Refugee Resettlement Goal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2019 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202.733.5151   CWS Denounces Trump Administration’s Unwillingness to Meet Its Refugee Resettlement Goal Halfway through the fiscal year, refugee admissions lag far behind where they should be Washington, D.C. – Church World Service today denounced the administration for failing to keep pace with its own fiscal year 2019 refugee admissions goal. …

CWS Richmond Office to Close in September 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2019 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org CWS Richmond Office to Close in September 2019 CWS will continue to advocate with refugees and immigrants in Virginia to rebuild the U.S. refugee resettlement program Richmond, VA—Church World Service today announced that its refugee resettlement office in Richmond, Virginia will be closing at the end of September at the close of the government …

CWS Applauds Senate Introduction of the Dream Act and the Secure Act of 2019

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For Immediate Release: March 26, 2019 Contact: Bilal Askaryar; media@cwsglobal.org; 202-750-0960   CWS Applauds Senate Introduction of the Dream Act and the Secure Act of 2019 Together, this legislation would provide a pathway to citizenship and permanently protect our immigrant neighbors from family separation and deportation.   Washington D.C. – In response to Senators Durbin and Graham introducing the Dream …

CWS Welcomes Introduction of Dream and Promise Act

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For Immediate Release: March 12, 2019 Contact:  media@cwsglobal.org   CWS Welcomes Introduction of Dream and Promise Act: Legislation Offers Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers, TPS Holders, and DED Recipients   Washington D.C. – In response to Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard’s (CA-40) introduction of the Dream and Promise Act of 2019, the Rev. John L. McCullough, President and CEO of CWS, issued …

More than 300 Interfaith Voices Call on DHS to Re-Designate and Extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for South Sudan for 18 Months

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For Immediate Release: February 21, 2019 Contact: Bilal Askaryar; media@cwsglobal.org; 202-750-0960   More than 300 Interfaith Voices Call on DHS to Re-Designate and Extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for South Sudan for 18 Months   Washington, DC – Church World Service (CWS) and Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) in collaboration with 97 national, state, and local faith-based organizations today delivered …

CWS Slams President Trump’s Emergency Declaration, Points to “Moral Emergency” Created by President’s Policies and Rhetoric

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For Immediate Release: February 15, 2019 Contact: Bilal Askaryar; baskaryar@cwsglobal.org; 202-750-0960   CWS Slams President Trump’s Emergency Declaration, Points to “Moral Emergency” Created by President’s Policies and Rhetoric Trumps “invasion of our country” rhetoric is false, dehumanizing, and racist   Washington, DC – In response to reports that President Trump will declare a National Emergency in order to force his immoral …

U.S. Government Forcibly Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico Violates U.S. & International Law

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2019 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202-750-0960   U.S. Government Forcibly Returning Asylum Seekers to Mexico Violates U.S. & International Law CWS condemns administration’s latest act of cruelty, as returning asylum seekers to Mexico will place many at risk Washington, D.C. – In response to reports that the United States has begun forcibly returning asylum seekers from Central America back to Mexico, …

CWS Launches Call Center to Connect Asylum Seekers Released from Detention with Resources in Local Communities

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2019 CONTACT: Mary Elizabeth Margolis | media@cwsglobal.org CWS Launches Call Center to Connect Asylum Seekers Released from Detention with Resources in Local Communities New York City– Church World Service today announced the launch of the CWS Resource Call Center to connect refugee families after they are released from immigration detention with support for their onward …