Congressmen Jim Gerlach, Pat Meehan, and Charlie Dent (all R-Pa.) visited a children’s home in western Berks County where children were being placed by the government.
Pro- and anti-immigration advocates shared sidewalk space outside the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia, near Independence Hall.
Some groups from our area are rallying in PA as part of a National Day of Action.
A bill now under consideration in the New Jersey legislature would allow a resident of the state who is not a legal citizen to get a driver’s license.
“We’ve been calling on people to fast because now is the time,” said Lisa Sharon Harper (at lectern in photo), who works for the DC-based Sojourners.
Now, when Philadelphia police stop an undocumented immigrant for even a minor offense, officers will enter the person’s information into a database shared with federal immigration authorities.
Giordano asked Senator Toomey why this issue has taken precedent on the Republican agenda ahead of the fight around the Affordable Care Act and the economy.
US labor secretary Tom Perez says the president will call for job creation, immigration reform, and a higher minimum wage, “to insure that we have a healthy middle class.”
The panel convened to call attention to the issue also reinforced how hard it is to combat this type of crime.
Dozens of immigration advocates braved the cold and rain Tuesday to hold an UN-Thanksgiving Day dinner to demand that President Obama immediately stop deportations of undocumented immigrants.
The walkers, accompanied by well-wishers, set off from Camden for stops in Trenton and Freehold.
At a press conference in center city, their message was that immigration is not just a legal and economic issue, but a moral one.
Many of these notaries are not licensed attorneys and the customer ends up losing a lot of money.
Immigration reform rallies were being held in more than 100 U.S. cities Saturday, including in Philadelphia.
The events include town hall meetings, business roundtables, prayer vigils, and rallies in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and other counties.