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.
DNC Hispanic Caucus
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.
On May 14, Muniz will receive his undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Alongside fellow student Sade Oba, Muniz won the 2016 President's Innovation Prize, awarded by the institution.
Forty Philly-based immigration activists joined the rally of 2000 outside the Supreme Court on Monday.
No matter which way the Supreme Court decides, immigration has become one of those explosive issues, like civil rights, that has overflowed the bounds of normal politics, and has come to represent a fundamental battle over the nature and future of American society.
The brief urges the nation's highest court to reverse a lower court's ruling that effectively halted Obama's actions.
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.
On Monday, the Fifth Circuit Appeals Court ruled to uphold the block on President Obama’s November 2014 executive action on immigration. The result of the ruling has long been a forgone conclusion, but the delay in issuing the ruling is raising eyebrows.
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.
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.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Congressman Robert A. Brady and Chaka Fattah, organizations like Esperanza and The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and law professors from Penn, Drexel, Villanova, Temple and Penn State showed their support for Obama’s immigration action.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for discovery on Thursday to investigate the Obama administration in relation to thousands of work permits that he claims have already been issued to undocumented immigrants despite the fact that the president’s actions were blocked in a federal court.
Executive action may provide relief to millions, but the process for applying for that relief likely won't be easy, advocates and immigration lawyers said.
Barack Obama to adress immigration today
En el primer día de Rosh Hashanah (Fiesta judía), la congregación Tikkun Olam Chavurah, en Germantown, anunció que sus puertas están abiertas para albergar a inmigrantes indocumentados que enfrentan la deportación.
Two Philadelphia congregations opened their doors to the city's undocumented immigrants who face immediate deportation.
CHICAGO -- In retelling last week's revelation that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is an illegal immigrant, civil rights metaphors have been trotted out to describe the plight of a talented young man who got caught up in an immigration mess but, through his shocking confession, has become to some people a new American hero.
Chicago -- Viewed in a certain context, the disruptions that 4-year-old
Emily Ruiz suffered when she was unwittingly caught up in an immigration
debacle were tame compared to the treatment of many other families with mixed
Chicago- President Obama thinks Latino voters are
stupid. There's no evidence to the contrary, based on how he's mishandling his
campaign promises on comprehensive immigration reform. It's already becoming a
problem for him as he maneuvers toward the 2012 presidential election.
In the days after the Dream Act died in the Senate, the most
common reaction of those who had passionately supported the bill was that
legislators who voted against it will pay for their disdain of Latinos come
We're two years into the startlingly disappointing
presidency of a man who courted the Latino community with the campaign promise
to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
"You owe us" is not exactly a compelling argument
for legislative action, but this is really all that some immigration reform
activists have left to goose Democrats to make something -- anything -- happen
during the lame-duck session of Congress.