Support Immigrant Students

Winning in-state tuition for all New Jersey residents regardless of immigration status was an important victory. Now we must take the next step of enabling all New Jersey students to apply for state financial aid. The New Jersey State Senate and Assembly are considering legislation that will give equal access to higher education. Click on […]

AFSC DACA Intern

The American Friends Service Committee’s mission includes fighting for immigrant rights, in particular, through its Immigrant Rights Program in Newark, New Jersey. The Immigrant Rights Program’s successful integration of legal services, advocacy and organizing has made a dramatic difference in the lives of immigrants in New Jersey and beyond by ensuring that immigrant voices are […]

Let’s Drive NJ Campaign

As part of its focus on Public Safety and Protections, the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice works to expand applications for driver’s licenses within the immigrants community: “In New Jersey, driving is a necessity of life, but for immigrant families, driving to work or to dropping one’s children at school can lead to deportation. […]

Unidos por Puerto Rico

Some of you have asked Casa Freehold about the best way to help Puerto Rico. We reached out to Angel L. Matos and his wife, Mary Ruiz-Matos, who worked hard for the people of Monmouth County for many years and who currently reside in Puerto Rico. Unidos Por Puerto Rico was recommended to us. Angel […]