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Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

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

(The DACA web site of the US Department of Homeland Security.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Many Grown Child Immigrants Still Not Taking Advantage of Revised US Policy

“It’s amazing how a plastic card can really change a lot,” says immigration rights worker Maria Sotomayor, recalling her own victory in obtaining a driver’s license.

08/07/2014

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Immigration Advocates Hold UN-Thanksgiving Dinner To Protest Deportation

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.

11/27/2013

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

(Members of the Philadelphia delegation, wearing shirts saying "Si se puede" (Yes we can), board buses for a rally in Washington, DC.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Delegation Heads For Immigration Rally In Washington, DC

Immigration reform was a key issue during the presidential election last fall.

04/10/2013

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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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