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.
According to the president on Saturday, his administration would be considering a new policy of separating families on the border between Mexico and the United States because he believes that the first attempt "was an effective deterrent for illegal crossings."
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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.
The Archdioceses of Philadelphia held a discussion on immigration in advance of the World Meeting of Families. Regional Catholic and immigration leaders gathered on Tuesday to lead the panel “At Home Together: The Church and the Immigrant Family.”
Latin America seems to be a great place to live in if you are an expat. Three of the "top 10 countries for expats” are in Latin America.
Latinoamérica parece ser una buena patria de acogida. Tres de sus naciones se encuentran entre los 10 mejores países para vivir si eres expatriado. ¿Adivina cuáles son?
Trump’s plan isn’t a great political document or even a mediocre one. What it is, is a confidence game and those folks who believe they can follow the Donald’s three-card monte and come out on top are going to lose everything from their money to their self-respect before it’s over.
Activistas, religiosos y enfermos renales que necesitan diálisis y trasplantes en Illinois caminarán la próxima semana hasta Springfield, capital del estado, para exigir al gobernador Bruce Rauner que no elimine los fondos estatales que permiten tratamientos médicos gratuitos a indocumentados.
Según señaló hoy el pastor José Landaverde, uno de los abanderados de la lucha por la atención de indocumentados sin seguro médico, Rauner estaría considerando eliminar estos beneficios como parte de sus planes para equilibrar el déficit de presupuesto.
El Centro Nacional de Justicia Inmigrante de Chicago denunció irregularidades en prisiones de gobiernos locales y privadas.
The contracts involve private prison companies that housed 92 percent of the 33,400 immigrants in detention in 2012.
A new tool released by the advocacy group Fwd.us monitors everything that both Democratic and Republican candidates say about immigration.
Although he did not gave specific details on how exactly he is identifying the “bad ones” from the “good ones.”
Despite the scorching summer heat, about thirty immigration activists gathered Wednesday at LOVE Park to speak out against a bill that would limit federal aid to 22 sanctuary cities across the U.S. Under the bill, which just passed in Congress, Philadelphia stands to lose $5 to $6 million in annual aid if it continues Mayor Michael Nutter’s limited cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Members of the advocacy group Luchas Pro Licencias PA recently met with Rep. Mark Cohen, the sponsor of HB 1450, which allows Pennsylvania residents to apply for a driver's license if they have an ITIN (a federal taxpayer identification number).
Según un estudio de Pew Research Center, desde 2010 has más indocumentados mexicanos saliendo que entrando en el país.
Although the international narrative tends to label the situation as a racial conflict, doing so does not do justice to its complexity — and turns attention away from other, not least important factors that exacerbate it.
Mientras que el discurso internacional tiende a tildar la situación en la Republica Dominicana como conflicto racial, el hacerlo no hace justicia a la complejidad de la misma —y desvía la atención de otros factores no menos importantes que la empeoran.
The Republican candidate's proposal would theoretically end Mayor Nutter's executive order to limit ICE holds.
While Donald Trump can’t seem to stop talking about Mexican immigrants (he released a three-page statement detailing the worst elements in Mexico), YouTube videographer Sergio Mejia launched the project “Meet an Immigrant (Donald Trump Experiment)” to find out if other Americans felt the same way about immigrants.
Mejia published the following description for the project:
Millions of Latino immigrants come to United States for a better life for them and their families. The family of Aylin Vazquez De La Cruz is no different.
According to organizers, participants will attempt to deliver more than 2,700 support letters from Pennsylvania people of faith and 220 support letters from Pennsylvania clergy, to State Rep. John Taylor, chair of the House Transportation Committee.
“Como comunidad tenemos la obligación de promover que este beneficio sea mejor conocido y más utilizado por nuestros jóvenes mexicanos,”, dijo el cónsul Carlos Giralt-Cabrales.
“While we deeply regret that currently the two executive actions by President Obama, one known as the expanded DACA and DAPA are temporarily blocked by a court order, it is important to stress that the original DACA initiative remains in force and continues to benefit thousands of young Mexicans,” Consul Giralt-Cabrales said.