After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up

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"For immigrant and refugee service agency Nationalities Service Center (NSC), 2017 was an immensely challenging year.

The Trump administration’s executive decision last January to bar the entry of refugees from seven primarily Muslim countries was only the beginning. Although the Federal Appeals Court has since limited the extent of the ban, the administration has gone forward with an attempt to eliminate the country’s DACA program, and just recently, the removal of the Temporary Protected Status of almost 200,000 Salvadoran refugees.

Resettlement and assistance programs have begun to feel the pressure. NSC, which says it serves about 5,000 immigrants and refugees per year, has been open and vocal with the public about its recent struggles."

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