Capital-Star Q+A: Pa. is sick and needs a doctor, says GOP Gov. candidate Nche Zama
"I realized that Pennsylvania is dying. And if Pennsylvania’s dying, it is very much in need of a cardiac surgeon for heart surgery."
Pa. has long been a home for refugees. Will Afghans be the next to find shelter here?
Advocates and lawmakers said this week that Pennsylvania could — and should — continue that tradition as a safe haven for Afghans.
House panel hears ‘controversial’ bill that would grant drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants
Advocates said the proposal would make the lives of license-less undocumented immigrants easier.
Philly’s ICE field office is flouts its own agency’s guidance, putting lives in danger | Opinion
The ICE field office in Philadelphia can and must do better. We hope that the Biden administration will ensure that they are following the rules.
Duolingo founder, a Pittsburgher and immigrant, puts his app to work fighting illiteracy in Central America
The company says the goal is to tackle global illiteracy problems before they begin.
Harrisburg Republicans meet with Kansas’s Kobach to talk election, immigration policy
The session, organized by arch-conservative Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, included former Kansas Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, an unspecified number of GOP lawmakers, as well as the state House GOP’s top election official.
Pa. Sen. Casey: Families in Berks Co. detention center have been released
(*This story was updated at 10:21 a.m. on Monday, 3/1/21 with additional reporting) All of the families residing at an immigrant detention center in Berks County have been released, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s, D-Pa., office said Sunday. The Scranton Democrat’s office learned Friday from the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement that the families were released […]
Poll: Pa., 2020 battleground voters say Trump’s immigration policies firing a ‘No’ vote | Wednesday Morning Coffee
More than four in 10 voters say President Donald Trump's stand on immigration is giving them a reason to vote against him.
Let all the Dreamers dream of a home in America | John Fetterman and Gisele Barreto Fetterman
Congress has the power to make DACA permanent. The U.S. House has passed such a bill. The U.S. Senate should follow suit and send it to the president.
Border officials didn’t follow guidelines on migrant children’s health care, government investigators find
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey asked for the probe after reports showing what he called an “appalling disregard for the lives of migrant children” at the border.
Pa.’s Shapiro joins fellow AGs in lawsuit over Trump’s foreign student rule
The suit accuses the White House of "cruel, abrupt, and unlawful action to expel international students amidst the pandemic."
Philadelphia must safeguard immigrant legal services in its budget | Opinion
As an immigrant and a Black woman, our elected representatives need to remember powerful program that keeps families like mine healthy and strong.