Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

For Allies

2020 Welcoming Schools Report!

Last updated Jan 27 2021    

This report and resources provide a snapshot of the experiences of immigrant and refugee students and parents in school districts across Pennsylvania. This report is designed to help guide educators and school administrators in creating and evaluating policies and practices at their schools. School districts are encouraged to use this report and the Welcoming Schools […]

Advocacy & Coalition Building How-To

Last updated May 3 2017    

In partnership with the Linking Communities Project and HIAS, we developed these how-to guides on Advocacy and Coalition Building for use with refugee community leaders across the country. These are general guides that can be used by any group that wants to learn more about how to get started with conducting advocacy efforts, or building […]

Dismantling ICE in Pennsylvania

Last updated Feb 23 2023    

This toolkit aims to support community-based, immigrant-led movements that are fighting to end local collaboration with ICE.

Public Charge: What you need to know

Last updated Apr 14 2021    

On March 9, 2021 the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decided to stop defending the Trump-era public charge regulations, resulting in a dismissal of pending appeals.

Shut Down Berks Toolkit

Last updated Aug 2 2022    

Pennsylvania is currently home to the Berks County Immigrant Prison (BCRC), it was previously one of three detention centers for immigrant families, where children as young as two-weeks-old have been incarcerated. Since January 2022, ICE and the Biden administration have been incarcerating immigrant women as young as 18 years old. Detention is always violent, unjust […]

Tuition Equity Toolkit (2019-20)

Last updated Apr 15 2020    

This toolkit includes 3 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. Please note we update this toolkit as needed. You will find the latest update at the bottom of each page of our toolkit. […]