Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

For Community Activists

Advocacy Packet (2015)  

Last updated Jan 22 2017    

The 2015 Advocacy Packet was put together for use during PICC’s annual Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Day on April 20th, 2015. We have made the packet available for use by any individual or organization who would like materials for local meetings with their elected representatives.

DACA Delay Materials (2016)

Last updated Feb 7 2017    

Due to a technical error this spring by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), DACA renewal application have been delayed for thousands of young people across the country. In Pennsylvania, that means hundreds of young people are currently facing the loss of jobs, health coverage and financial aid, and are being pushed back into the shadows and the fear of possible deportation and separation from their families.

Immigrant and Refugee Day of Action Toolkit

Last updated Mar 21 2017    

After the recent attacks on immigrant and refugee communities at both the state and federal level, it is time to come together and lift up an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse vision for Pennsylvania!

Know Your Rights

Last updated Feb 14 2017    

Do you know what to do if ICE comes to your door? Download resources to help educate your family and community!

Refugees Welcome PA Toolkit (2015)  

Last updated Jan 22 2017    

Many national figures are using the tragic events in Paris and Beirut as a reason to promote anti-refugee hatred and fear and promote legislation to limit the resettlement of Syrian and all refugees into the United States. In November the House passed H.R 4038, the “American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Actof 2015 which makes it nearly impossible to resettle refugees especially from Syria and Iraq.

Shut Down Berks Toolkit

Last updated Apr 25 2017    

Pennsylvania is currently home to the Berks County Family Detention Center (BCRC), one of three detention centers for immigrant families, where children as young as two-weeks-old have been incarcerated. Many of the families currently at BCRC have been unjustly held for more than a year. You Can Help! Download the materials, organize a call in […]

Stop HB1885 – Advocacy Resources (2016)

Last updated Feb 7 2017    

The Pennsylvania Senate is expected to vote this week on HB1885, a bill that would punish cities and counties that limit collaboration with ICE, and would increase racial profiling in PA. If passed into law, this bill would make our communities less safe and would open every municipality in PA to costly litigation.

Tuition Equity Toolkit (2015)

Last updated Jan 23 2017    

This toolkit includes 4 easy ways for advocates and allies to support the campaign for tuition equity. All materials, including tips, fact sheets and social media graphics are downloadable from this page or in our dropbox folder. If you have any questions, or want to get more involved, please contact PICC’s youth organizer, Maria Sotomayor at: 215-832-3482 or mariasotomayor@paimmigrant.org.

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Coming Up

Know Your Rights for Farmworkers

Aquinas Center (PICC Member) and Philadelphia Legal Assistance

All About Immigration Services Fraud Training

Friends of Farmworkers, INC (PICC Member)

2017 GRIP Immigration Summit

Greater Reading Immigration Project (PICC Member)

May Day! Un Dia Sin Inmigrantes

PICC Members & Partners

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