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For more than a century, NSC has worked tirelessly to serve immigrants and refugees in Philadelphia. Our work is frequently covered by the media.

Assistant Secretary of State Julieta Valls Noyes (center) greets Margaret O’Sullivan, the executive director, at the NSC office. Photo by JESSICA GRIFFIN

NSC in the News

Praise and thanks for the lead resettlement agencies who helped welcome Afghans to the city — "not just to one agency but to all of Philadelphia, which in the midst of crisis proved itself again to be the City of Brotherly Love."

PAIFUP, the PA Immigrant Family Unity Project, is Pennsylvania's first publicly funded defense counsel project for immigrants who are in detention...
NSC has a remarkable Board of Trustees and we are thrilled to welcome its newest member, Emma Restrepo, an independent journalist. Emma has a long...
On Wednesday, January 18 NSC will be before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia. Jonah Eaton (Director of Legal Services...

Welcome to the new nscphila.org! We are thrilled that our brand-new website has launched. NSC has been around for more than a century; it’s time our...

NSC has a remarkable Board of Trustees and we are thrilled to welcome its newest members as of January 1, 2023. Please read their bios below. What an...
PhillyCAM interviews NSC's Lilah Thompson. Her interview begins at about 9 minutes in, and in it, she provides a clear overview for what has been...
Juan Carlos was living with other immigrants in a Texas border facility when an announcement came over the loudspeaker: Buses were available to take...
Philadelphia leaders say there may be a bus from Texas carrying dozens of people seeking asylum heading to the city in the coming days. "City leaders...
"The U4U program is working with several local social service agencies to resettle them. The Nationalities Service Center in Philadelphia is leading...
Professionals who work with Afghan evacuees say many are plagued not by specific mental-health conditions, nor by anguish that peaks and slowly passes...