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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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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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Activists Urge Lawmakers To Pass Pennsylvania Dream Act

The proposed law would allow all youth access to in-state tuition at Pennsylvania colleges regardless of their immigration status.

08/22/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.8.13

Chris reviews the political response to the events in Egypt, the plane crash in San Francisco, and the implementation of the saggy pants ban in Wildwood. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/08/2013

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Author Creates Manual Aimed At Helping Political Parties Compromise On Key Issues

The political divide in the U.S. has created gridlock in the nation’s capital, with immigration reform and the sequester among the matters stuck. But there is a glimmer of a movement to find compromise.

07/07/2013

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National Immigration Rates On The Rise While Births Are On The Decline

She says, the natural increase when the number of birth outpaces the number of deaths has been the main driver of population growth for nearly 200 years.

05/20/2013

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New American Citizens Sworn In at Jewish History Museum, On Independence Mall

Forty-seven people, representing 29 countries, stood to take the oath of citizenship, renouncing allegiance to their former homelands, embracing America as their own.

05/15/2013

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Documentary Aims To Put Human Face On Issue Of Illegal Immigration

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill work to hammer out a bill on comprehensive immigration reform, a film that explains the why behind the large number of Latinos immigrating- many illegally- to America will be screened in Philadelphia.

05/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.2.13

Chris details the story of a woman who has reappeared 11 years after walking away from her family, the decision to offer Plan B over the counter to girls as young as 15, and the third day of deliberations in the Kermit Gosnell trial. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and Scott Wagner, owner of Penn Waste Inc.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/02/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.24.13

Chris discusses the dismissal of some charges in the trial against Kermit Gosnell, Pat Toomey’s response to the delays caused by FAA furloughs, Pennsylvania Democrats efforts to get Governor Tom Corbett to accept the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and the reported motivation of the Boston Marathon bombers. He also talks to J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier-Times.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/24/2013

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Gang of Eight Releases Proposal For Bill On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

They’re already getting push back from both sides of the aisle.

04/18/2013

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