Sep. 27, 2021 8:48 am
Haitian migrants at the border: An asylum law scholar explains how US skirts its legal and moral duties
In Philadelphia, a protest against Haitian deportations will take place at City Hall's northwest entrance on September 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Feb. 26, 2021 11:00 am
Opinion: We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue?
Berks Family Residential Center "has been operating as a family prison since 2014 and this last year we’ve seen families face months of incarceration all while a global pandemic tears through prisons," says guest columnist Prudence Powell.
Feb. 22, 2021 9:28 am
Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good
"Throughout the pandemic, we have seen how important immigrants are to our community as they have been on the frontlines of our healthcare system and our food production," says the executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania.
Jan. 20, 2021 3:35 pm
Nonprofit leaders, mayor react to executive actions that will be issued by President Biden today
Ranging from racial equity and immigration to the COVID-19 response and stopping the Keystone XL pipeline, the issues the new administration is addressing will impact the work of nonprofits across the nation. We reached out to seven local leaders for a quick comment.
Apr. 30, 2020 8:22 am
Cómo refugiarse en sitio: 4 lecciones extraídas de vivir en santuario
Carmela Apolonio Hernández, quien ha vivido dentro de una iglesia durante más de dos años, habla sobre como crear una vida plena durante estos momentos de estrés.
Apr. 1, 2020 5:27 pm
How to successfully shelter in place: 4 lessons learned from living in sanctuary
Carmela Apolonio Hernández, who has lived inside a church for more than two years, talks about how to create a full life in just a few rooms during stress-filled times.
Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands
Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
Nov. 27, 2019 9:25 am
On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection
Our U.S. Thanksgiving origin story makes Carmela Apolonio Hernández's action at 10 a.m. today especially poignant.
Sep. 17, 2019 1:47 pm
Power Moves: Big changes at the Office of Immigrant Affairs
OIA Director Miriam Enríquez will be leaving September 20. Her successor will be Amy Eusebio, who is currently the program director of PHL City ID.
Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference
Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.