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Step Forward, Step Back: Municipal IDs & Anti-Sanctuary City Bill in PA

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] (Espanol abajo) What a difference one day makes for immigrant justice. On Wednesday, February 24, Rep. Martina White, who represents parts of Northeast Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, announced plans to introduce a bill that would harshly punish “Sanctuary Cities” like Philadelphia, which have ended local cooperation with federal deportation officials. […]

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City Council unanimously votes to hold public hearing on police-ICE collaboration

Philadelphia, PA—November 21, 2013 — For the first time in Philadelphia’s history, City Council voted unanimously to hold public hearings on the collaboration between the Philadelphia Police Department and Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE). The resolution calling for the hearings was introduced by Councilmember Kenney and approved by all members.  Also, on the same morning, Councilmember Quinones-Sanchez introduced a bill that would supply

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