“Many in our immigrant communities are understandably concerned about their futures. These efforts are just part of the City’s work to reassure them that Philadelphia is, and will remain, a Welcoming City,” Office of Immigrant Affairs Director Miriam Enriquez said in a press release.
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If passed in the fall, the landmark legislation will make Philadelphia the largest city in the U.S. to extend labor rights to domestic workers.
“The redistricting process should ensure every citizen’s voice is heard in our democratic process,” Governor Wolf said in a statement.
“This is an issue that Washington, D.C. has ignored for too long. There are some federal policies coming out of Washington that have helped contribute to why Puerto Rico has this debt issue,” Congressman Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania told AL DÍA.
Cruz asegura que está feliz donde está, pero tampoco descarta otras aspiraciones políticas.
Cruz says he’s content where he is now - but he isn’t ruling out other political aspirations.
As the Trump administration turns its back on the scientific consensus surrounding climate change and its consequences, Philly and PA are working to address the issue.
"La nueva encuesta que llevamos a cabo inmediatamente después de la elección muestra que el enfoque anti-inmigrante de Trump fue contraproducente para los votantes en Pennsylvania", dijo Nick Gourevitch, socio de Global Strategy Group, en un comunicado de prensa.
“New polling we conducted in the immediate aftermath of the election shows that Trump’s anti-immigrant focus backfired with voters in Pennsylvania,” Global Strategy Group Partner Nick Gourevitch said in a press release.
“Varias ciudades alrededor del país hemos aprendido a explorar y a crear nuestras propias soluciones, así como a reforzar el mensaje de que, sin importar de dónde vienes o cómo llegaste aquí, eres bienvenido”, dijo el alcalde Jim Kenney.
El 16 de noviembre fue la fecha límite para los objetivos inmediatos para combatir la emergencia en la ciudad.
November 16 was the target date for the immediate goals outlined as part of the city's emergency response efforts.
“Cities around the country have learned to navigate and develop our own solutions, and reinforce the message that you are welcome here, no matter where you came from or how you got here,” Mayor Jim Kenney said.
Concerns surrounding the right-wing hate groups that anti-fascist activists expect to show up appear to be driving large numbers of counter-protesters.
After more than a year-long search, the tech giant has chosen to split its second headquarters between New York City and a northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C.
“Today’s clean-up is just symbolic of folks saying, ‘we’ll roll up our sleeves and help, and government can’t do it all, but these kids in Kensington should not experience this much longer,’” said Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez.
Amid discontent among Puerto Ricans with the Trump administration, grassroots organizations and the Democratic party are hoping their ramped up organizing efforts will pay off on election day.
The Pennsylvania 3rd district race pits a veteran local politician against a young Republican challenger eager to break in.
A recently announced contract to house unaccompanied children in North Philadelphia, as well as President Trump’s stated intention to bring an end to birthright citizenship, were among demonstrators’ concerns.
The bill, introduced by City Councilwoman Helen Gym in June, would require the city’s largest corporations to give workers advance schedule notice.
A new book seeks answers from the former Uruguayan President on topics such as democracy, politics, liberty and voter participation.
“We create these binaries of what is the norm and what is not the norm. It’s time that people understand it’s not binary in the world, and life is an experience,” said trans-Latina community activist, Naiymah Sanchez.
A civil rights lawyer of more than 35 years, Mary Gay Scanlon hopes to take her fight against Trump era policies to Washington.
DACO's inaugural Cannabis Opportunities Conference welcomed 750 attendees over the weekend.