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NSC News

Muhibbah Dinner to Benefit NSC

The Muhibbah Dinner series, named after a Malay phrase that translates to “harmony among differences," provides a unique opportunity for Philadelphia communities to come together in fellowship over food. Their upcoming Dinner on Monday, October 23, will benefit Nationalities Service...

Press Coverage

Newsworks: Eight Months After Arrival

In February 2017, reporter Michael Matza told the story of the Angamas , a family from the Ivory Coast who was resettled by NSC just before the first travel ban went into effect. Over the past few weeks, Matza followed up with the Angamas to see...

Partner News

USCRI Urges Reconsideration of Low Refugees Admissions Plan

Nationalities Service Center stands with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) as they urge a reconsideration of the low refugee admissions ceiling.


NSC News

Action Alert! Show Your Support for Refugees Today

Thank you for being our partner in our fight to continue welcoming refugees. Though the Presidential Determination, which sets the number of refugees to be allowed in this fiscal year, has not been finalized, we currently expect this number to be 45,000, which is the lowest refugee admissions...

Partner News

First Hospital Foundation Serves as an Example of Efficacious Giving

Nationalities Service Center is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $50,000 rapid response grant from the First Hospital Foundation for general operating purposes. This incredibly generous grant not only demonstrates the Foundation’s ongoing commitment to Philadelphia’s...

Immigration News

DACA Rescinded: What happens next?

Since DACA was first introduced in 2012, Nationalities Service Center has helped hundreds of young people apply for DACA benefits. The news of today announcing the end of the program is devastating, and we at NSC are committed to serving DACA recipients as they navigate the next steps during...

Press Coverage

Inquirer: Continued Impact of the Executive Order

"President Trump’s travel ban stalled the hopes of thousands of refugees overseas, and now it’s taking something crucial from workers who help the world’s most vulnerable people.

Their jobs.

Resettlement agencies in the Philadelphia region have laid off...

Immigration News

Show your Support of DACA Today!

The current Administration is considering ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows immigrant youth who were brought to the U.S. by their parents to live and work here temporarily.

To learn more about the program and what will happen if it's ended...

NSC News

New Members Elected to NSC's Board of Trustees

Nationalities Service Center is excited to announce the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees, Nan Feyler and Lisa Calvano. Both Nan and Lisa bring a wealth of experience from their professions to the Board, and we look forward to working with them.

Nan Feyler, J.D., MPH...

NSC News

NSC Board Member Michele Hangley Named a Top Woman in Litigation

NSC Board Member Michele Hangley has been honored by Benchmark Litigation as one of the nation's Top 250 Women in Litigation. Michele was recognized for her extensive accomplishments in commercial litigation, including intellectual property disputes, breach of contract claims,...