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Mayor Jim Kenney and City Solicitor Marcel Pratt speak at a press conference at City Hall on Wednesday about the federal ruling which found the Department of Justice's conditions used to deny the city of federal funding due to Philadelphia's welcoming policies for immigrants to be unconstitutional. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

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.