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January 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2018 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org CWS PRESS STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S COMMENTS YESTERDAY After President Trump’s comments yesterday, CWS Immigration and Refugee Program Executive Director Erol Kekic issued the following statement: “Let’s call it as it is: President Trump’s comments yesterday afternoon are not only unpresidential but blatantly racist. Sadly, this […]
January 8, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2017 CONTACT: email@example.com CWS CONDEMNS HEARTLESS DHS DECISION TO TERMINATE PROTECTIONS FOR SALVADORAN TPS HOLDERS Washington, DC – CWS today denounced the decision by the Trump administration to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador, effective September 9, 2019. The global humanitarian organization further urged the White House to restore and […]
December 22, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2017 CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org URGENT MORAL CRISIS EXTENDS INTO THE NEW YEAR, AS CONGRESS FAILS TO PASS A CLEAN DREAM ACT BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS Thousands of dreamers’ futures uncertain due to Congressional inaction. Washington, D.C. – CWS is gravely disappointed that Congress has failed to demonstrate moral leadership yet again by […]
December 15, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2017 CONTACT: email@example.com 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 […]
Church World Service (CWS) applauds the World Bank for its leadership in addressing climate change in accordance with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperature rise to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. Jim Kim, President of the World Bank, announced that the Bank would no longer invest in oil and gas exploration and extraction […]