immigration-issues

Some Philly Union League members oppose club honoring DeSantis

BY: - September 30, 2022

Officials were expected to meet Friday to discuss whether to honor Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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DeSantis, Abbott pull from segregationists’ playbook with their anti-immigration stunts | Opinion

BY: - September 21, 2022

Then, as now, the message Southern racists aimed to send with their 'reverse freedom rides' was, 'Here, you love them so much, you take care of them.'

Poll: Pa. voters back Dreamers; path to citizenship for the undocumented | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 8, 2022

Voters in nine battleground states back pro-immigrant policies, oppose nativist messaging. 

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The Supreme Court’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ ruling gives voters a say on immigration | Opinion

BY: - July 14, 2022

That is, as long as elected presidents follow the rules.

Latino community urges reopening of Pittsburgh’s immigration court

BY: - June 10, 2022

Many families who need to go to immigration court must now travel to Philadelphia or find a virtual alternative.

Her daughters are U.S. citizens. Title 42 won’t let this Guatemalan mother enter the country

BY: - May 23, 2022

By Uriel J. Garcia Every morning for the past year, Emilsa and her two American-born daughters wake up on a mattress in a storage room inside a migrant shelter in Ciudad Juárez. For breakfast, they usually eat eggs and potatoes or whatever food people donate to the shelter. After eating, the 39-year-old from Guatemala will […]

Pressure ramps up to halt Trump-era policy that expels migrants at the border

BY: - March 14, 2022

'Expelling children is not who we are as a nation,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairperson Bob Menendez,  D-N.J., said.

Immigrants find long and complicated road to citizenship | Analysis

BY: - March 13, 2022

Biden administration proposes increases visas to combat U.S. labor shortages.

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Undocumented students deserve to go to college. We need to provide the path | Opinion

BY: - March 10, 2022

Nineteen states allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates. Pa. should join them and make an education dream come true.

White House allows Ukrainian nationals to stay in Pa., other states without fear of deportation

BY: - March 4, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is granting Temporary Protected Status that will shield Ukrainian nationals living in the United States from deportation, following pressure from members of Congress. “Russia’s premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine has resulted in an ongoing war, senseless violence, and Ukrainians forced to seek refuge in other countries,” […]

Pgh. advocates call on Scaife-linked foundation to stop funding anti-immigrant groups

BY: - March 1, 2022

More than 70 organizations want the foundation to solely underwrite civic and conservation projects.

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As Pa. grows more diverse, lawmakers propose office to welcome newcomers | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 10, 2022

The Office of New Pennsylvanians would responsible for attracting, retaining, and embracing immigrants, its backers said Wednesday.