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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 recently graduated from La Salle University with degrees in Spanish and International Relations. 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.