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By kimmel1, March 11, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia, March 11, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council’s Public Safety Committee heard testimony from victims and advocates on Councilman At-Large Dennis O’Brien‘s bill that would establish a new licensing requirement, standards, protections and penalties to more effectively regulate immigration assistance… Read More »

By kimmel1, March 4, 2014 5 Council News

Philadelphia, March 4, 2014 – City Council President Darrell L. Clarke on Tuesday announced he would issue a writ of election to fill the At-Large Council seat vacated on Feb. 18, 2014, by Bill Green, now chairman of the School… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 26, 2014 0 Council News

[UPDATE] Progress! “Asked if anything in particular had propelled the talks forward after such a long deadlock, Wright credited an open letter signed by all 16 members of City Council, released Monday, urging the administration to give up its furlough… Read More »

By kimmel1, February 20, 2014 0 Council News

Philadelphia Feb. 20, 2014 – Philadelphia City Council members María Quiñones Sánchez, Jannie Blackwell and Jim Kenney along with community organizations called for an end to compliance with non-mandatory U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds from federal deportation agents… Read More »