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‘Immigrant communities are welcome here’: Philly stands strong on sanctuary as Gov. Abbott sends buses from Texas

“Those years of immigrant-led battles to solidify Philadelphia’s sanctuary standing play an important role now, as the city welcomes bus passengers, because it strengthened relationships among the members of immigrant-aid groups.

They came to know and trust one another, even as they found themselves competing for grants and funding, said Lucy Rabbaa, director of social services at HIAS Pennsylvania.”

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