Miriam Enriquez will receive the award at the La Justicia Award ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 28.
“The conditions imposed by the DOJ were an unconscionable attempt to bully the City and its residents into changing our policies,” Mayor Jim Kenney said in a press release.
“Once again, President Trump is attempting to implement a policy which will have devastating consequences for immigrants and put the health of immigrant children at risk,” PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro said in a press release.
“Many in our immigrant communities are understandably concerned about their futures. These efforts are just part of the City’s work to reassure them that Philadelphia is, and will remain, a Welcoming City,” Office of Immigrant Affairs Director Miriam Enriquez said in a press release.
The online resource outlines current federal policy and what steps Philadelphians can take to voice their opposition to the Trump administration’s current immigration policy.
Each of the four women recognized at the ceremony spoke about their lives, work, and hopes for the future of immigrants in the U.S.
Las cuatro finalistas de la campaña I am an American Immigrant “representan todo lo que significa ser una mujer latina fuerte”.
A federal judge's decision Wednesday rules that the Department of Justice cannot withhold funding from Philadelphia due to the city's welcoming policies for immigrants.
Philly leadership speaks out in support of DREAMers, while protesters gather in D.C. on the day of the Trump administration's deadline for Congressional action on the program to condemn inaction and demand passage of the Dream Act.
AL DÍA News' Women at the Top Awards honored six Latina women who were making an impact on their communities around the city.
“Muchos en nuestras comunidades inmigrantes están comprensiblemente preocupados por su futuro. Estos esfuerzos son solo parte del trabajo de la Ciudad para asegurarles que Filadelfia es, y seguirá siendo, una ciudad acogedora”, dijo la directora de la OIA, Miriam Enríquez, en un comunicado de prensa.
El Alcalde Kenney y funcionarios del Ayuntamiento dan inicio a la semana de la Empresa Inmigrante.
Mayor Kenney and city officials kick off immigrant business week.
Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of Immigrant Affairs joined yesterday with the Philadelphia Regional Refugee Providers’ Collaborative in observance of World Refugee Day.
Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) celebrated the four-year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) at City Hall Wednesday afternoon.
El gobierno de Filadelfia está planeando llevar a cabo un torneo de fútbol este año donde las diferentes culturas de la ciudad estarán representadas en la cancha. La misión es unir a las comunidades de inmigrantes a través del juego bonito.
The city is planning a city-wide soccer tournament where the city's different cultures will be represented on the field. The mission: to unite the immigrant communities through "The Beautiful Game."
“At this point I can’t raise any other tax or any other revenue in order to pay for things that we haven’t done in 50 years,” Mayor Kenney said.