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Your Chance to Double Your Impact!

NSC is excited to share that the Austelle Foundation has offered a very generous dollar-for-dollar match, up to $10,000, for NSC’s new Fund for Immigrant Justice! Starting today, all gifts to the Fund will be matched through September 21 up to the $10,000 limit. Please join us in...

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Now Enrolling for the Family Strengthening Program

NSC's Family Strengthening Program is now enrolling clients! For more information in various languages, as well as a referral form for service providers, please click on the link below.

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Immigration News

Mayor Kenney Announces End of PARS Data-Sharing with ICE

At a press conference today at City Hall, Mayor Jim Kenney announced that Philadelphia will not renew its contract with ICE to share data through the PARS database. We at NSC are grateful for the Mayor's commitment to keeping Philadelphia a welcoming city. You can read more about today's...

Immigration News

Court Decision Regarding Detention of Children

NSC applauds and supports the work of the Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law(CHRCL), lead counsel on efforts to make sure the government abides by the 1997 Flores settlement. NSC’s Senior Director of Legal Services has visited the Berks Family Detention Center twice in the...

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June 26th UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Did you know that about 1 million survivors of torture are currently living in the United States?

Today, around the world, survivors and NGOs are commemorating the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The United States Torture Victims Relief Act defines torture as: “...

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Thank you for Celebrating World Refugee Day with us!

Thank you for celebrating World Refugee Day with us, whether you were at City Hall last night or showing your support for refugees online!

If you missed it, you can find a recap of the event, along with an update on what's happening at the border, in...

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Celebrate World Refugee Day!

Join us on Wednesday, June 20, at 5pm for Philadelphia's annual World Refugee Day celebration!

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Call to Action: Children should not be separated from their parents

Like many of you, we are deeply troubled by what is happening at border. Please join us in taking action by calling your Senators today and ask for their support of the Keep Families Together Act, as...

Immigration News

Show your support for immigrants!

The current administration is engaged in an anti-immigrant strategy to fundamentally change our immigration system. They have implemented inhumane policies to separate children from their parents at the border, and currently there are over 10,000 immigrant children detained by ICE. They have...

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NSC Awarded Core Mission Grant from Impact 100

Nationalities Service Center is delighted to share that we have been awarded one of three Core Mission grants from Impact 100 Philadelphia!

With this generous support from Impact 100, we will transform our capacity to serve vulnerable newcomer families who come to our doors. We will...