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NSC's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

"NSC is running its own series of vaccine clinics for immigrants, partnering with the city and Sun-Ray Pharmacies. On Friday (March 12th. 2021), just across the street from the federal mass vaccination site at the Convention Center, they vaccinated more than 200 people with their first...

NSC News

Leadership Promotions

PHILADELPHIA, Penn., March 4, 2021—Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is proud to announce the recent promotions of four staff members. These ascensions are part of a long-term succession plan for the agency and will enable NSC to meet the rising demand for our services expected during the...

Immigration News

Executive Order on Rebuilding and Enhancing Programs to Resettle Refugees

Read President Biden's full statement on Rebuilding and Enhancing Programs to Resettle Refugees and Planning for the Impact of Climate Change on Migration


Housing Updates

Federal eviction moratorium: extended until March 31st

In order to check if you are eligible and fill out the form visit:

NSC News

100 Years of NSC

To celebrate our anniversary, we’re collecting stories from our past. If you’ve had any involvement with us, we want to talk to you! Did you work or volunteer at NSC? Did we resettle your family? Have we helped you in any way?

If so, please get in touch!

Please email...

Donate Backpacks!

You can help by sending fully supplied backpacks to NSC staff for distribution to immigrant and refugee children. It's simple!

1. Visit the website below and pick out the backpack kits you would like to give: https://...

Immigration News

German Santos v. Warden Pike County Correctional Facility

On July 7, 2020, NSC lawyers won a significant victory in German Santos v. Warden Pike County Correctional Facility , a precedential decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. NSC’s client, Jose German Santos, was a lawful permanent resident who had been detained in ICE custody for...

Immigration News


Because of Philadelphia’s strong leadership, the Pennsylvania Immigrant Family Unity Project (PAIFUP) provides publicly funded legal representation to immigrants in court. Publicly funded attorneys are supported by an overwhelming majority...