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OSWIECIM, POLAND - FEBRUARY 15: Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, visits the Auschwitz concentration camp memorial in a delegation with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on February 15, 2019 in Oswiecim, Poland. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

While the president keeps the country obsessed with the Mueller Report, his closest advisers - and relatives - decide on the new immigration policies in the country.

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Third anniversary of DACA sets new goals of outreach for Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia

 06/15/2015 - 16:00
(L to R) Sergio Davila and Carlos Giralt Cabrales, Consul of México in Philadelphia, next to Gabriela Pedroza. Ana Gamboa/AL DÍA News

“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.

Plain Text Author: 
Ana Gamboa

Driver’s licenses: The next immigrant justice victory for Pennsylvania

 04/18/2015 - 09:45
Courtesy photo. 

Despite significant challenges, we’re making gains for immigrant justice. What will the next victory be? Pennsylvania will grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants! We need these driver’s licenses to be unmarked, equal in appearance to those of citizen drivers.

Plain Text Author: 
Sabrina Vourvoulias

Philly and PA leaders join legal briefs in support of Obama’s immigration action

 04/07/2015 - 17:44
Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Mayor Michael Nutter. Photo: AL DÍA Archive

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.

Plain Text Author: 
Arturo Varela

Texas seeks investigation of Obama’s immigration actions after federal court block

 03/09/2015 - 12:17
President Obama during the 50th anniversary celebration of the Bloody Sunday crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 2015. Photo: EFE

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.

Plain Text Author: 
Arturo Varela

Proponen licencias de conducir para inmigrantes beneficiados por acción ejecutiva de Obama

 02/20/2015 - 15:02
El senador estatal de Pensilvania Daylin Leach (izq.) actualmente está buscando legisladores que copatrocinen su propuesta de ley.

La propuesta ”Welcome to Pennsylvania Immigration Act of 2015" permitiría que aquellos inmigrantes beneficiados bajo la orden ejecutiva del presidente obtener una licencia de conducir válida en el estado de Pensilvania, así como acceso a oportunidades de educación y protección laboral.


Madres inmigrantes sueñan con el Papa

 02/20/2015 - 08:49
Foto de archivo particular.

Al verlas con sus camisetas azules a juego con sus grandes sonrisas, las señoras del grupo Dreamers Moms (Madres de soñadores) te recuerdan a esa tía cariñosa que solía prepararte un chocolate caliente y contarte historias sobre la madre patria. Pero no malinterpretes su dulzura por debilidad: estas mamás son de armas tomar.


Fresh from demonstrations at the Iowa Freedom Summit, DREAMers speak out

 01/27/2015 - 22:02
Fresh from demonstrations at the Iowa Freedom Summit, DREAMers speak out

Three of the most prominent advocates for the DREAMers: Cesar Vargas, Juan Escalante and Erika Andiola share their experiences of demonstrating at the Iowa Freedom Summit, what it means to be treated as strangers in the only land they know, and what makes their strategies so effective in the fight for humane immigration legislation.

Plain Text Author: 
Sabrina Vourvoulias

City Council members, congressman call on ICE to end deportation order

 12/18/2014 - 13:19
Angela Navarro's children, nieces and nephews light candles, one for each day Navarro's family spent in sanctuary.

Half of Philadelphia City Council, one congressman, 200 religious leaders and six children called on the Philadelphia office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement to end its deportation order to one of eight undocumented immigrants currently in sanctuary in the United States — Angela Navarro.

Plain Text Author: 
Christine Killion