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Catherine “Casey” Schu is the Asylee Outreach Project Navigator at HIAS Pennsylvania. She manages cases of asylees who are seeking a variety of social services. She assists in finding English classes, submitting applications for public benefits, and acquiring state IDs and Social Security cards for the asylees, among other duties. Casey started at HIAS Pennsylvania during the summer of 2016 as a full-time intern. She is an undergraduate student at La Salle University and will be graduating with degrees in Spanish and International Relations in May 2017. Her passion for immigration issues began in high school with two immersion trips to immigrant communities in rural Mississippi, and that growing passion has also taken her to Cuba once and Honduras twice throughout college.