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.
ICE detainee was sick with COVID-19 for days before being removed from York Co. jail, witnesses claim
A woman detained by ICE was sick with COVID-19 for days before being removed from a 50-person jail dorm in York County, according to women housed with her.
The economic impact of immigration, state by state. How did Pa. do? | Friday Morning Coffee
The short answer? Immigrants are good for the economy.
Gov. Wolf, don’t let parents and children spend another Christmas in the ICE detention center in Berks County | Opinion
They are people from all over the world looking to keep their children safe. This is a Latinx issue, an immigration issue and a human rights issue.
DePasquale calls for shutdown of ICE detention center in Berks County
The Democrat, who's also a 2020 candidate for Congress, said taxpayers shouldn't foot the bill to incarcerate people who have not committed a crime.
Rural Pa.’s immigrant workforce is growing, new study finds
The share of immigrant workforce in rural parts of Pennsylvania has grown by 75 percent between 2000 and 2016, a new study has found. Using 2016 American Communities Survey data, the report by Penn State University and the Center for Rural Pennsylvania, found that 3.5 percent of the rural workforce — defined as those between […]
After visit, Pa.’s Casey, Houlahan press ICE for answers on Berks Co. detention center | Friday Morning Coffee
'We are a nation of immigrants. We are a nation of laws,' the two lawmakers wrote after visiting the controversial ICE detention center
Wolf will allow bill that expands federal immigration work checks to become law
The Democratic governor called it a "a legitimate attempt to protect the legitimate rights of workers."
‘No child should ever be locked up’: SEIU Healthcare members want ICE detention center in Berks County shut down
Immigrant families have cited extended stays in the center as the cause of emotional trauma in children who’ve been detained.
Immigrant advocate to Wolf: Veto bill that expands E-Verify to all Pa. construction workers
The legislation was backed by the state's building trade unions, who see it as a way to target unscrupulous contractors who hire undocumented workers for lower pay and in worse working conditions.
How Trump’s appalling treatment of migrants is reviving the Christian Left | Opinion
Christian groups are focusing on immigration because welcoming strangers and caring for the vulnerable are embedded in the Christian tradition.