On June 11, as part of Immigrant Heritage Month, 51 new Americans were sworn in as citizens at the naturalization ceremony held at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
On June 3, the city kicked off National Immigrant Heritage Month with an interactive art installation, “I Love Philly,” to showcase where immigrants and their families are from.
From festivals to community conversations, Philadelphia celebrates immigrants and New Americans this June.
On May 9, artist Michelle Angela Ortiz hosted a screening of “Las Madres de Berks,” an intimate look at the trauma of family detention.
En su exhibición, expuesta del 5 al 25 de abril en Gershman Hall, esta fotógrafa documental ilumina las historias individuales y los rostros de quienes arriesgan todo para viajar a la frontera.
On display April 5 - April 25 at Gershman Hall, the documentary photographer’s work illuminates the individual stories and faces of those who risk everything to travel to the border.
On Thursday, Truax, an acclaimed Mexican-American writer, gave advice to media studies students on how to report on and respect immigrants.
In a new book, officially released on Sept. 20 with a reception at City Hall as part of celebrating immigrant heritage during Welcoming Week, photographer Dave Lakatos highlights immigrant communities throughout the city.
There are historical precedents for the "un-American" detention centers at the border.
The journalist and author returned to Philadelphia to celebrate the release of his new book, which traces the Mexican-American migration story through his own experience and that of three friends he first met 30 years ago.
El periodista y escritor regresó a Filadelfia para celebrar el lanzamiento de su nuevo libro, que traza la historia de la inmigración entre México y Estados Unidos a través de su experiencia personal y la de tres amigos que conoció hace 30 años.
Mexican-American artist and art educator Nora Litz explains why art education is so powerful for children who are immigrants and from first-generation immigrant families that she has worked with throughout the city.
La educadora y artista mexicanoamericana Nora Litz explica por qué la educación artística es tan poderosa en los niños inmigrantes o hijos de primera generación de inmigrantes con los que trabaja por toda la ciudad.
In Alfredo Corchado’s latest work, "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration," the author traces the Mexican-American migration story through his own experience and that of three friends he first met in Philadelphia 30 years ago.
In a talk with AL DÍA News, journalist and academic Fey Berman spoke about her new book and the immigrant past of her family — including the story of her parents, who were refugees from the Nazis who fled to Mexico, and her own journey to the U.S. as a young person in search of her dreams.
The lawyer and activist has died, leaving behind a trajectory of more than two decades of struggle for the minorities voting rights.
El abogado y activista méxico-americano, ha fallecido dejando atrás una trayectoria de más de dos décadas de lucha por el derecho al voto minoritario.
From Catholic priest to human rights activist, Father Alejandro Solalinde Guerra has dedicated himself to helping Central and South American migrants in their journey for a better life, even while risking his own.