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Philly’s Top Chefs Are Cooking in Support of This Undocumented Mother

Asylum-seeking undocumented mother Carmela Apolonio Hernandez and her four children have sought sanctuary from an ICE deportation order in North Philly’s Church of the Advocate for the past 10 […]

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The Mayor, the Rapist, and the Fear of the Sanctuary City

Last week, Mayor Jim Kenney became Public Enemy Number One of the anti-sanctuary city alt-right, Fox News, columnists like Stu Bykofsky, and even some generally […]

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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 […]

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Kenney Celebrates After Judge Sides With Philly in Sanctuary City Case

Mayor Jim Kenney did a literal dance on Wednesday after a federal judge ruled in favor of Philadelphia in its ongoing high-profile “sanctuary city” case […]

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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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Here Is the Lawsuit That Philly Just Filed Against Jeff Sessions

Philly sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday in the latest development of the heated sanctuary cities debate. In its lawsuit, the city argues that conditions […]

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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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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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San Francisco Sues Trump Over Sanctuary City Funding Ban

In what could be the first of a wave of lawsuits over the issue, San Francisco has sued President Donald Trump over his plans to […]

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City to Host Immigration Forum During the Democratic National Convention

The Mayor’s office will host a discussion on immigration during the Democratic National Convention this month. Mayor Jim Kenney will join Bill de Blasio, the […]

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Face It, Sen. Toomey, You’re a Cafeteria Catholic Like the Rest of Us

“I was born and raised Catholic. I am a practicing Catholic. We are active members of our church. Our kids attend Catholic school, so my […]