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Immigration: Philadelphia Embraces Refugee Resettlement

Immigration: Philadelphia Embraces Refugee Resettlement

In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to end the country’s refugee resettlement program shortly after taking office, Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney signed an open letter requesting President Barack Obama and his administration to continue to protect immigrants, including those whose home countries are too unsafe to return to. In compliance with Governor Tom Wolf’s statement in 2015 […]

 By Nichole Baldino and Greg Paone

Chestnut Hill: Organization Gives Veterans the Help They Need

Chestnut Hill: Organization Gives Veterans the Help They Need

The Soldiers Project is a volunteer organization that facilitates free emotional-wellness services for returning veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. It was launched in 2004 by Dr. Judith Broder in Los Angeles. In 2010, a branch of the organization was established at Chestnut Hill College. It is directed by Sister Nancy DeCesare. “My father is a disabled […]