Immigrant rights


Philly Restaurants Are Banding Together to Support Healthy Immigrant Communities

Philly’s restaurant community has stepped up its support of immigrant communities, and diners have another opportunity to taste something special while contributing to a good […]


South Philly Barbacoa Was on Full Frontal With Samantha Bee

We got word a few weeks ago that none other than pioneering late-night host Samantha Bee was filming a segment in Philly for her show Full […]

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There’s a Defend DACA Protest Happening in Philly This Morning

Activists plan to protest in Old City on Tuesday morning as President Donald Trump prepares to announce whether or not he’ll keep a program that allows immigrants who were […]

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Trump’s ICE Chief Promises to Crack Down on “Sanctuary Cities”

The acting director of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement wants to further crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. In a recent interview with the Washington Examiner, Thomas Homan said […]


Support Refugees and Immigrants at Saté Kampar’s Can’t-Miss Dinner Series

South Philadelphia, with its diverse immigrant and refugee populations and a tight-knit community of forward-thinking chefs and restaurateurs, has become ground zero for the dining […]

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Pew Report: Philly Is Home to 50,000 Undocumented Immigrants

A new study from the Pew Research Center claims that Philadelphia is home to about 50,000 undocumented immigrants. 

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Protesters Gather at ICE Headquarters After Philly Immigration Arrest

More than 60 activists gathered at Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Philadelphia yesterday to protest an immigration arrest. 


Can Philly Restaurants Survive Even a Single Day Without Immigrant Workers?

This story has been updated. Less than a week after the Pennsylvania Senate cleared a controversial bill restricting $1.3 billion in state funding to sanctuary cities, a […]