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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

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Advocates Warn Local Immigrants To Beware Of Notario Fraud

Immigration advocates are warning about a new tactic being used by con men who prey on people seeking citizenship.

10/02/2014

(Immigration reform advocates demonstrate outside the Philadelphia ICE office, at 16th and Callowhill Streets.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In Philadelphia, A Push For Quicker Action on Unauthorized Immigrants

Immigration reform advocates say that months of protests have fallen on deaf ears and, with November elections approaching, the impact of broken promises will be visible at the polls.

09/17/2014

FILE PHOTO (SEIU members rally for immigration reform at Love Park in June.  Credit: Molly Daly)

Local Advocates React To President’s Decision To Delay Immigration Reform Action

It was a range of emotions among immigrant families after hearing that President Obama will delay executive action on immigration reform.

09/06/2014

(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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Advocacy Group Calls For Halt On Deportations Following Immigrant Household Raids

At a time with immigration reform has many undocumented immigrants feeling empowered, a local advocacy group is calling for a moratorium on deportations following alleged FBI raids of immigrant households in South Philadelphia.

07/03/2013

FILE PHOTO (SEIU members rally for immigration reform at Love Park in June.  Credit: Molly Daly)

Local Advocates Watch Cautiously As Immigration Reform Heads To The US House

The immigration reform bill sailed through the United States Senate yesterday, offering hope of citizenship to millions of undocumented immigrants across the country.

06/28/2013

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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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Teachers, Students And Parents Gather To Protest Closing Of 37 Philadelphia Schools

The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.

01/29/2013

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Latino Community In Spotlight After Election

President Obama won last week’s election with an electoral landslide, largely because of the Latino vote. Philadelphia has a large Latino population and they’re hoping immigration reform will be a top priority.

11/12/2012

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