Press Releases

CWS Pauses Facebook Advertising

July 10, 2020

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2020 Contact: Media@cwsglobal.org CWS Pauses Facebook Advertising Organization Stands in Solidarity with #StopHateForProfit Campaign and Black and Brown Communities   New York City— CWS today announced that the organization has paused all advertising on Facebook and its associated platforms for the month of July in solidarity with the #StopHateForProfit campaign and marginalized communities impacted by …

Judge Kelly’s Decision to Strike Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban Will Save Lives

July 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2020 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org   Judge Kelly’s Decision to Strike Down Trump’s Second Asylum Ban Will Save Lives Faith groups welcome today’s decision to reverse arbitrary third-country transit ban Washington, DC: CWS welcomes today’s decision by Judge Timothy Kelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia striking down President Trump’s second asylum ban. The cruel ban …

CWS Marks World Refugee Day

June 19, 2020

Support Refugees Now   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2020 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org   CWS MARKS WORLD REFUGEE DAY AND 40 YEARS OF 1980 REFUGEE ACT “While we honor refugees on this day, we must also pledge our support for racial justice and anti-racism in word and deed.” New York City — On the occasion of World Refugee Day, a global holiday celebrating …

CWS and Board of Directors Commemorate Juneteenth, Announce Platform for Racial Justice

June 18, 2020

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: media@cwsglobal.org CWS and Board of Directors Commemorate Juneteenth, Announce Platform for Racial Justice New York City—On the eve of Juneteenth, a national celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, Church World Service and the CWS board of directors announced a new Platform on Racial Justice, issuing the following statement: On …

CWS Welcomes SCOTUS Decision on DACA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2020 CONTACT: Bilal Askaryar | baskaryar@cwsglobal.org | 202-750-0960   CWS Welcomes SCOTUS Decision on DACA Congress must act to give immigrant youth permanent pathways to citizenship Washington, D.C.: In response to today’s Supreme Court ruling overturning the administration’s cruel termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Rev. John L. McCullough, President and CEO of Church World Service …