Erika Almiron

File photo of President Obama.  (Credit: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Immigrant Community Awaits President’s Immigration Reform Decision

The Philadelphia immigrant community will be watching and waiting in anticipation of President Obama’s decision.

11/20/2014

(Pro- and anti-immigration advocates share sidewalk space outside the Bourse Building, where the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia is located.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Anti-Immigration Protesters Outnumbered By Demonstrators Backing Reform

Pro- and anti-immigration advocates shared sidewalk space outside the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia, near Independence Hall.

07/18/2014

Mayor Nutter signs the executive order. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Ends Local Cooperation With ICE Detainers

Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order today that changes Philadelphia’s policy on immigration and customs enforcement detainers, known as ICE holds. Immigration advocates are calling the new policy is one of the most progressive in the country.

04/16/2014

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Local Experts Weigh In On Immigration Reform

President Obama and the US Senate has agreed that immigration reform will be a top priority this year, but local advocates for undocumented immigrants are wary.

02/03/2013

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