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Police Arrest 12 People During Multiple ICE Protests

Philadelphia police arrested 12 people on Tuesday during two separate protests against Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. The demonstrations took place on a “National Day of Action […]


Kenney Says City Will End ICE Data-Sharing Agreement

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced on Friday that the city will not renew a contentious agreement that allows Immigration and Customs Enforcement to access a […]


ICE Protesters in Philly Aren’t Going Away Quietly — Or Soon

Protesters in Philadelphia marched Wednesday morning from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to City Hall, bringing their concerns — again — straight to Mayor […]

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After Police Remove ICE Encampment, Protesters Regroup at City Hall

Philadelphia police officers broke up an encampment set up by protesters outside the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office on Thursday afternoon — and now some […]


Philly’s El Carnaval de Puebla Festival Is Back After Brief Hiatus

One of Philly’s largest Latin American heritage celebrations is making a triumphant return at the end of April after taking a year off over fear […]


Philly’s ICE Office Arrests More Immigrants Without Convictions Than Any Other

According to a joint investigation conducted by ProPublica and the Inquirer/Daily News, Philadelphia’s regional Immigration and Customs Enforcement office (ICE) arrested more immigrants without convictions […]

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Philly Officials and Church Leaders Helped an Undocumented Mom Send Her Kids to School

Church leaders, city officials and community organizers gathered at the Church of the Advocate in North Philly on Monday morning to help an undocumented immigrant […]

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AG Jeff Sessions Will Speak in Philly Friday Morning

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak about sanctuary cities and violent crime in Philly Friday morning. Sessions is scheduled to address law enforcement agencies at 11 a.m. at […]

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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 […]


Wolf Pushes to Revoke License of Berks County Immigration Detention Center

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is attempting to revoke the license of a controversial Pennsylvania immigration detention center. The contentious Berks County Residential Center, located about […]


Why Sen. Casey Just Tried (and Failed) to Stop an ICE Deportation

An undocumented immigrant mother and her five-year-old son were reportedly deported from a Berks County immigration detention facility and sent back to Honduras, their native […]

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Philly’s Largest Cinco de Mayo Festival Canceled Over Fear of ICE Raids

The organizers of the biggest Cinco de Mayo festival in Philadelphia have canceled the event this year, citing concerns stemming from immigration reform under President […]


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.