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Germantown: One Refugee Family’s Experience Avoiding Deportation

Germantown: One Refugee Family’s Experience Avoiding Deportation

This past August, Oneita and Clive Thompson (pictured above) received a phone call telling them something they never could have imagined: they were being deported. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer left Clive Thompson a voicemail instructing him to call back as soon as possible. “They called us on the 24th and said we […]

 By Christie Francis and Stephanie Klock

Al Dia: Organization Stands Up Against Anti-Immigration Legislation

Al Dia: Organization Stands Up Against Anti-Immigration Legislation

With a sweep of anti-immigration legislation in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, Tamara Jimenez, a volunteer at the New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia, said it’s time for immigrants in the city to get informed and stand up for themselves. The organization is planning an event to help raise awareness and pressure the public to stop copycat anti-immigration […]