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Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals 03/06/2015

On the afternoon of March 16, 2015 the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) is presenting a four hour half-day seminar “Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals- Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies” which has been planned and organized by attorneys with PICC member agencies Friends of Farmworkers, Inc. and Community Legal Services, Inc. PBI has set a special advanced registration rate of $29 for paralegals and interpreters interested in participating in this training that will include access to extensive written materials.

ADVOCACY MATERIALS: Tell the House to Protect DAPA & DACA! 01/14/2015
PICC Membership Agreement 12/30/2014

PICC’s Mission

PA is READY! 12/09/2014

President Obama's program to protect immigrants from deportation
El Programa del Presidente Obama para proteger a inmigrantes de la deportación

President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration 12/01/2014
Materials for 9-29-14 Statewide Detainer Policy Meeting 09/26/2014

 These are the materials from the 9-29-14 meeting on ending the use of ICE holds in PA and passing detainer policies around the state.

Philadelphia ICE Hold Executive Order 09/23/2014
9/5/14 Marketplace Deadline Resources 08/26/2014

Thousands of immigrants in Pennsylvania are at risk of losing their Marketplace health insurance due to “data matching errors” or “inconsistencies” with their applications. If contacted, they are required to submit further documentation regarding their citizenship to the Marketplace by September 5th, 2014 or they will no longer be eligible for health insurance via the marketplace effective September 30th, 2014.   

Testimony from City Council Hearing on Philadelphia Compliance With ICE Holds 03/12/2014

On Wednesday, March 12th, City Council held a historic public hearing on Philadelphia’s compliance with ICE holds, which are non-mandatory requests from the federal immigration enforcement office to local Philadelphia law enforcement to hold someone who should otherwise be released. Immigrant leaders, advocates, and allies took the stand before Council’s Public Safety Committee to discuss the devastating impact of ICE holds on immigrant communities in Philadelphia and to call on the Mayor to work with community organizations to draft a new policy that ends all ICE holds.

Language Access Feedback From 12/03/2013