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Congressman On Proposed Immigration Reforms: ‘What The President Wants To Do Is The DREAM Act On Steroids’

Dom Giordano spoke with Congressman Lou Barletta, from Pennsylvania’s 11th District on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his opposition to an executive order being considered by the White House that would modernize the immigration system.

07/29/2014

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NJ Among States With Highest Number Of Recent Immigrant Children

More than 1,500 unaccompanied children who entered the U.S. illegally have been placed with sponsors in New Jersey this year, federal officials announced Thursday.

07/25/2014

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Bishop On Immigration: ‘We Have…An Obligation To Help These Young People Get Established Again’

Dom Giordano talked with Bishop David Zubik about his defense of organizations aiding and offering housing to immigrant children sent to the United States from Mexico and Central America.

07/23/2014

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Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension Crisis

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee’s pensions.

07/22/2014

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Corbett Says Flood of Immigrants Pose Health Risk to Americans

Corbett says one of his main concerns is the health risks that may be posed by the children.

07/21/2014

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Local Writer Tackles His Own History, And That Of The Immigrant Community, In New Memoir

A Montgomery County writer’s exploration of his family history echoes that of many Philadelphians only a generation or two removed from the “old country.”

07/19/2014

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Border Protester On Illegal Immigrants: ‘These Children Bring In Diseases That We Eradicated Decades Ago’

Schlaepfer participated in protests to block buses of immigrants attempting to reach a Border Patrol processing facility in Murrieta, California.

07/09/2014

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School Districts Warned About Denying Enrollment Over Immigration

The federal Justice and Education Departments warned public school districts recently not to deny enrollment to immigrant students illegally.

06/23/2014

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Phila. Woman Accused of Preying On Immigrants Needing Legal Services

Jasmine Torres, 39, was a secretary at a firm in the 700 block of Allegheny Avenue which specialized in immigration-related services.

05/01/2014

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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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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Involving Pa. City Ordinance That Barred Undocumented Immigrants From Renting Homes

As KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg tells us, the case is a lesson to local governments regarding immigration.

03/04/2014

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Supreme Court Ends Pa. City’s Quest To Prevent Illegal Immigrants From Getting Apartments

The justices on Monday declined to take up appeals from the Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch, Texas, or the city of Hazleton, Pa., of lower court rulings that blocked local ordinances regulating rental housing.

03/03/2014

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Governor Christie Signs Immigrant Tuition Act

Gov. Chris Christie has held a ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs at public colleges for New Jersey students who lack lawful immigration status.

01/07/2014

Stigall Show Log 11.14.13

Chris details the latest on the Obamacare enrollment numbers and the Democrats plan to save existing healthcare plans. He also responds to Desean Jackson’s request that Eagles fans don’t boo the team on Sunday. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/14/2013

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Getaway Guide: Ellis Island

Last year, Ellis Island was swamped and shuttered by Sandy, but after a year of reconstruction, it’s once again open for visitors.

11/08/2013

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