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DACA Renewal Webinar Today!

Hoy a las 5pm, Nationalities Service Center (NSC) y PICC estarán llevando a cabo un seminario web sobre las renovaciones de DACA.

Un juez federal recientemente impidió que la administración de Trump terminara el programa de DACA y ordenó al gobierno que reanude el procesamiento de las...

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Taking Risks Is Part of the Territory for These Philadelphia Nonprofits

"Like so many other nonprofits, Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia had a rough year in 2017. However, their commitment to their mission, their resilience, and their smart planning allowed them to survive into 2018 and hopefully beyond.

Last year was tough for many...

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After federal cuts, Philly funders are stepping up

"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...

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NSC Featured on NPR Marketplace

"In December, the Trump administration ordered nonprofits that receive federal funding for refugee resettlement to close any sites around the country receiving fewer than 100 refugees.

Dozens of closures of branch offices are now expected over the next several months, the latest...

NSC Stands with Immigrant Rights Organizations and Allies in Support of Clean Dream Act

Since the announcement in September of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) nonrenewal, many young immigrants have been living through a period of uncertainty and worry concerning their future status. This, underscored by a political operating environment of unwelcome, has cast a...

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NSC Announces Global Tastes 2018 Honorees

Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is pleased to announce the Global Tastes 2018 honorees.

Sozi Pedro Tulante , City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia, is this year’s Nationalities Service Award honoree. This award is presented each year to an immigrant or a child of...

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WHYY: Rohingya refugees resettled in Philadelphia find freedom

"When Noor Fauziah Rashid first came to the United States, she found some things downright baffling.

Like her Walmart coworkers, asking her if she’d gotten a customer’s phone number.

“They said: ‘Did you take the digit? I said: ‘What digit?!...

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NSC Wins 2018-2019 Barra Award

Nationalities Service Center Wins 2018-2019 Barra Award for Exemplary Nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia Region

The Barra Foundation has announced that Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a recipient of a 2018-2019 Barra Award. NSC joins 43 exceptional nonprofit organizations in the...

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Join the Challenge and Double your Impact!

Dear Friends and Supporters,

For the entire Nationalities Service Center (NSC) family, 2017 tested our organization to its core, from the launch of the initial Travel Ban in late January to the recent announcement that the United States would resettle 59% fewer refugees. This year...

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NSC Featured on WHYY: "A first Thanksgiving for some new Philadelphia residents"

For the 13th consecutive year, NSC joined forces with our generous partners to host our Annual Thanksgiving event at Arch Street Methodist Church in Philadelphia. We cherish this event as an opportunity to break bread with folks who may never have celebrated the holiday, as well as to...