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Philadelphia Inquirer: In Texas he was offered a choice of three cities. How one immigrant ended up on a bus to Philadelphia.

Juan Carlos was living with other immigrants in a Texas border facility when an announcement came over the loudspeaker:

Buses were available to take them to Chicago, New York, or Philadelphia — for free. They could pick the city. Men in military fatigues asked him if he wanted to...

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Bus of migrants sent from Texas arrives in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The bus of migrants coming from Texas arrived in Philadelphia shortly before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. City emergency management officials and volunteers with local organizations greeted them with supplies, including coats, blankets and something warm to drink....

Screenshot of KYW news radio story on migrant bus arriving in Philly
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“We’re ready” - Community organizations in Philadelphia stand together

News Release -- November 15, 2022

“We’re ready” - Community organizations in Philadelphia stand together to uplift the values of a Welcoming City as first bus from Texas arrives with 31 asylum seekers

Philadelphia, PA - A group of immigrant rights and immigrant...

Steven Larín, Deputy Director of Nationalities Service Center, declared, “Philadelphia and its diverse communities will continue to demonstrate that we are a Welcoming City.
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Ukrainian refugees find help, hope as they settle in Bucks County

"The U4U program is working with several local social service agencies to resettle them. The Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia is leading the effort, coordinating with Bethany Christian Services, Catholic Social Services and Hias."

"Some volunteers “can...

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Newcomer Hiring Month 2022 - A Resounding Success!

We extend our gratitude to more than 70 new employers who helped make Newcomer Hiring Month a resounding success.

Our special thanks goes to ACCU Staffing and Cardone Industries.

Since our initiative began –– these two employers have hired over 70 refugee clients and...

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USCRI Calls to End the U.S.'s Title 42 Policy

The USCRI strongly condemns the UK's plan to relocate asylum seekers from the U.K. to Rwanda as "an abrogation of the country’s responsibilities to those fleeing persecutions." said USCRI CEO and President Eskinder Negash. Likewise, USCRI has repeatedly called for an end to...

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US Announces the Uniting for Ukraine Program

As the number of Ukrainians fleeing their homes for safety increases by the day, NSC welcomes the announcement of the Uniting for Ukraine program.

However, we remain concerned that Ukrainians who enter under this program will lack access to the services, programs and benefits needed by...

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Save the Date for Global Tastes: The Centennial Edition!

As NSC celebrates 100 years of service, we’re thrilled to be hosting Global Tastes: The Centennial Edition at University City Science Center on March 24!

Global Tastes is our signature fundraiser, featuring global performances and “tastes” of international cuisine, and...

Announcing: Global Tastes 2022 Host Committee

As NSC celebrates 100 years of service, we’re thrilled to be hosting Global Tastes: The Centennial Edition at University City Science Center on March 24! Global Tastes is our signature fundraiser, featuring global performances and “tastes” of international cuisine, and this year...