CWS Celebrates Release of Dreamer Detained After DACA Renewal Application Delayed By Post Office, Urges Congress to Pass the Dream Act Before Holidays

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org CWS Celebrates Release of Dreamer Detained After DACA Renewal Application Delayed By Post Office, Urges Congress to Pass the Dream Act Before Holidays After an intense outpouring of support and demands for his immediate release, Osman Aroche Enriquez was reunited with his family. The fates of 800,000 Dreamers are uncertain due to …

CWS Calls on DHS to Immediately Release Dreamer Detained After DACA Renewal Application Lost by Post Office

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202-750-0960 CWS Calls on DHS to Immediately Release Dreamer Detained After DACA Renewal Application Lost by Post Office Cindy, Aroche Enriquez’s fiance: ‘I don’t understand why they have him as a prisoner, he doesn’t have a bad record here… He has his son who needs him.’ Washington, D.C. – CWS today called …

CWS to Congress: You Must Pass a Clean Dream Act in the Next Two Weeks

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org CWS TO CONGRESS: YOU MUST PASS A CLEAN DREAM ACT IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS Washington, D.C. – After members of Congress passed a continuing resolution on Thursday to fund the government for two weeks—delaying resolution on critical issues like the status of nearly 800,000 undocumented young people—CWS released the following statement: …

CWS to Congress: You Must Pass a Clean Dream Act in the Next Two Weeks

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2017         CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org   CWS TO CONGRESS: YOU MUST PASS A CLEAN DREAM ACT IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS Washington, D.C. – After members of Congress passed a continuing resolution on Thursday to fund the government for two weeks—delaying resolution on critical issues like the status of nearly 800,000 undocumented young people—CWS released the following …

CWS Denounces Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Trump’s Expanded Muslim Ban

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202-733-5151 CWS DENOUNCES SUPREME COURT DECISION TO UPHOLD TRUMP’S EXPANDED MUSLIM BAN After the Supreme Court ruled to uphold the latest iteration of President Trump’s Muslim ban, CWS President and CEO Rev. John McCullough issued the following statement: “As communities of faith, we are wary anytime our government targets people because …

CWS Condemns Heartless TPS Termination for Haiti Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org   CWS CONDEMNS HEARTLESS TPS TERMINATION FOR HAITI AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY Urges Trump administration to restore Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and calls for a permanent legislative solution to protect TPS holders from deportation   Washington, DC – Church World Service condemns last night’s decision by the Trump administration to terminate Temporary …

CWS Gravely Disappointed in Discontinuation of Central American Minors Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org CWS Gravely Disappointed in Discontinuation of Central American Minors Program This misguided development shuts our doors to children fleeing violence, gang conscription, human trafficking, and sexual exploitation in the region CAM termination is yet another illustration of the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant agenda that people of good faith must resist together WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the …

CWS Condemns TPS Termination for Nicaragua and Denounces Insufficient Six-Month Extension for Honduras

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org CWS Condemns TPS Termination for Nicaragua and Denounces Insufficient Six-Month Extension for Honduras CWS urges Trump administration to reinstate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaragua, extend it for Honduras, El Salvador, and Haiti for at least 18 months, and calls for a legislative solution Washington, DC – Church World Service condemned the inhumane decision …

CWS Condemns Reports of TPS Terminations for Central Americans and Haitians

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org CWS CONDEMNS REPORTS OF TPS TERMINATIONS FOR CENTRAL AMERICANS AND HAITIANS The US stands to lose $45.2 billion in GDP and nearly $47 billion in Social Security within 10 years if TPS holders are deported Urge the Trump administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Haiti …

CWS Decries Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt to Dismantle US Refugee Resettlement Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org   CWS Decries Trump Administration’s Latest Attempt to Dismantle US Refugee Resettlement Program Changes to vetting procedures will disrupt refugee resettlement, endanger those fleeing persecution, separate families.   Washington, D.C. – CWS joins our partners and communities of faith across the United States in decrying the White House’s announcement today regarding changes …