You’ll recall that tens of thousands of women, children and others made a mess of election-year politics because the huddled masses took literally the inscription on the base of the Statue of Liberty and showed up at our back door “yearning to breathe free.” All they wanted was to keep breathing.
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the negotiating group for an immigration agreement in the upper house, said Tuesday that the text of the bill agreed to by Democrats and Republicans will be published on Wednesday, despite the fact that President Donald Trump rejects it.
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Recordarán que decenas de miles de mujeres, niños y otros, crearon confusión en la política de ese año electoral porque las abigarradas masas tomaron literalmente la inscripción de la base de la Estatua de la Libertad y se presentaron en nuestra puerta “anhelando respirar libertad”. Todo lo que deseaban era seguir respirando.
En respuesta a los múltiples incidentes que han comenzado a ocurrir por distintas partes del país y el inminente peligro de redadas contra inmigrantes en la región de Filadelfia, Juntos ha compilado la información más importante sobre qué hacer en caso de una redada y cómo proteger sus derechos como inmigrante.
One of the workers at the coffee shop I stop at every morning looks up at me, worry etched on her features. “What have you heard about the redadas?” she asks.
Alfonso Cuarón is an intriguing film director, producer and writer — possibly the most important contemporary artist dealing with the immigrant experience.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is planning to round up thousands of immigrant families who have illegally entered the country since the start of last year and subsequently deport them, according to media reports.
Nutter signed a new executive order detailing the city's cooperation with federal immigration officials.
“To implement any policy that renews collaboration between Philadelphia police and ICE would undo the trust that the community has built in local law enforcement, a detriment to public safety for all those living in Philadelphia."
As the presidential election approaches and the Latino electorate increases, immigration is expected to mobilize Latino voters.
Leading Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders have published their respective platforms to address immigration, both promising to go beyond President Obama’s executive action and to fight for a comprehensive and humane immigration reform, with some differences worth noting.
But activist Cesar Vargas’ response to the promises is: “We have certainly been burned before.”
Aiming to create one of the greatest audio archives on migration in the world, “i am a migrant” provides a platform to present the narrative of immigrants in their own worlds.
"Soy migrante" proporciona una plataforma que compila relatos e historias de inmigrantes de alrededor del mundo.
Después de que el gobernador Tom Wolf anunció esta semana que Pensilvania mantendría las puerta abierta a refugiados sirios, varios legisladores estatales expresaron su preocupación y temores de seguridad nacional a raíz de los ataques terroristas de París, solicitando al gobernador reconsiderar su posición.
After Governor Tom Wolf announced this week that Pennsylvania would keep its door open to Syrian refugees, several state legislators raised concerns about security fears in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks and asked the governor to reconsider his position.
Parte dos del reporte sobre las implicaciones de modificar el estatus de Filadelfia como 'ciudad santuario'.
Part two of our report on the implications of modifying Philadelphia's 'sanctuary city' status.
This news has untold implications for immigrant communities of every stripe in Philadelphia. Here’s what we know so far.
"I do not believe we should and we won't bring immigration legislation with a president we cannot trust on this issue," said House Speaker Paul Ryan on Sunday.
The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) honored the most prominent local, regional and national immigration advocates during the 2015 edition of “Immigrants Make PA strong.”
La Coalición de Inmigración y Ciudadanía de Pensilvania (PICC) honró a los líderes de inmigración más destacados a nivel local, regional y nacional durante la edición 2015 del evento “Inmigrantes hacen fuerte a Pensilvania”.
La celebración incluyó una actuación musical por parte de West Philly Orchestra, así como una piñata de Donald Trump, la cual fue quebrada por los invitados por una buena causa.
Los honrados de este año son Cesar Vargas, primer inmigrante indocumentado en entrar a la Barra de Abogados de Nueva York, Helen Cunningham, antigua presidente de la fundación Samuel S. Fels Fund, y Jorge Perez Rico, inmigrante activista en Pensilvania.
This year’s honorees are Cesar Vargas, prominent national leader and first undocumented immigrant to pass the NY Bar, Jorge Perez Rico, immigrant activist in Central Pa., and Helen Cunningham, former President of Samuel S. Fels Fund.
Juntos and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) will be hosting a free DACA clinic for the undocumented community on Sunday Oct 4. Immigration attorneys will be available to review applications and answer questions.
There are crises in which we, as human beings, are able to join together and rise to the occasion. One of these happened last week in a packed soccer stadium in Madrid, when 7-year-old Zied Abdel-Mohsen Alghadab walked onto the field hand-in-hand with soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo to open a Real Madrid home match.
There was more than one line from Pope Francis’ address at Independence Mall on Saturday that really struck a chord with immigrants far and wide.
The elephant in the room is immigration, and each country in Europe is up against a different part of the problem, while intentionally, obtusely, pretending to not see how the parts fit together. The United States too faces hard choices over the reception and treatment of immigrants. And Pope Francis has emerged as a central figure in this world debate.