Philadelphia City Council Passes Resolution on Immigration

Philadelphia City Council passed a strong resolution supporting fair and humane immigration reform on February 14, 2013. Many community and advocacy groups provided input into the resolution, including HIAS Pennsylvania. A number of immigrants and community leaders testified in favor of the resolution. Read the resolution.

The region has form Pennsylvanians United for Immigration Reform to support comprehensive immigration reform. Learn more about this coalition here: paimmigrant.org/news/pennsylvania-united-immigration-reform-press-event-success

 

Photo Courtesy of Al Dia News, from the recent press conference announcing Councilman Kenney and Councilwoman Quinones Sanchez (both pictured) of their intention to pass the above legislation. See all of their photos of the event here.

 

 

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