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Call To Action: #WhereRtheRefugees

An unprecedented 68 million people, including 25 million refugees, have been forced from their homes around the world. This is the worst refugee crisis in history. With global need at its highest, the current administration has dismantled the refugee resettlement program and reversed our nation...

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Thank You for Attending Global Tastes!

Thank you to everyone who came out for Global Tastes 2019! The celebration was incredibly fun with global entertainment and a diverse selection of international cuisine. Every year, this gala event raises vital funds that allow immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia area to continue to...

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Highlight: Former NSC Client's Work at UPenn Museum as a Global Guide

The NSC Employment Team partnered with the Global Guides program at the Penn Museum last year and referred clients from the Middle East to give personal tours. Now, a year later, the guides are thriving and leading incredible tours of the Museum's Middle East galleries.

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NSC Announces 2019 Honorees to be Celebrated at Global Tastes

Global Tastes is a celebration of Philadelphia’s diverse communities through food! Started in 2007, Global Tastes is Nationalities Service Center’s most important fundraiser of the year and is the only fundraising event and food competition in Philadelphia featuring global cuisine....

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NSC Lawyer Heads to U.S.-Mexico Border to Lend Legal Support relating to the Caravan

Steven Larin, NSC's Senior Director of Legal Services & Immigration Policy, is spending a week at the Tijuana U.S.-Mexican Border to lend legal support to migrants relating to the caravan. Please stay tuned for live...

Help NSC Stay Strong and Double Your Impact!

Help NSC Stay Strong and Double Your Impact!

Dear Friend,

My name is Don Denton, and I have been a volunteer teacher at Nationalities Service Center (NSC) for the past year. During this time, I have watched as the agency and those they serve...

Immigration News

What Immigration Means to the United States

Immigrants are entrepreneurs, consumers and taxpayers. They contribute to our country’s economic growth and create jobs. They are business leaders, artists, lawyers, and even our favorite corner shop owners. Nearly 1 in 5 Philadelphians in the labor force in 2016 was an immigrant according...

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Call to Action: Proposed Public Charge Rule

Proposed Public Charge Rule

On September 22, 2018, the Trump Administration announced a proposed rule that would make changes to “public charge”...

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You Made it Possible!

Thank you for your generous support during our matching gift challenge for NSC’s Fund for Immigrant justice. We surpassed our goal of $10,000 and the Austelle Foundation will be maximizing your impact by matching your donation amount up to $10,000. With your support and the Austelle...

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Press Conference Coverage

The Nationalities Service Center, NSC was joined by HIAS Pennsylvania and Bethany Christian Services on Thursday, September 6th for a press conference to discuss the administration's plan to dismantle the Refugee Resettlement Program. Current and former...