Immigration: Councilman Mark Squilla Helps Serve Immigrant Communities

Immigration: Councilman Mark Squilla Helps Serve Immigrant Communities

Councilman Mark Squilla is the councilman for the First District in Philadelphia City Council. Squilla is the representative for several Philadelphia neighborhoods such as Chinatown, Kensington, Bella Vista, Northern Liberties, Fishtown and Port Richmond. A native of South Philadelphia, Squilla has been engaged in public service for close to 30 years, serving on the Philadelphia Democratic […]

 

South Philadelphia: Community Groups Work Together To Stop Notario Fraud

South Philadelphia: Community Groups Work Together To Stop Notario Fraud

For many years, notary frauds have been common occurrences in South Philadelphia’s immigrant community. However, recently more initiatives to help victims of “notario” fraud are developing in Philadelphia, which would create stronger ties between law officials and the city’s flourishing immigrant population. Notarios públicos – “notary publics” in English – disguise as legitimate law offices […]