Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

2015/16 Priorities

PICC’s 2015/16 advocacy priorities, as decided by members on March 23, 2015, are:

Federal Immigration Reform
PICC is committed to advocating for just and humane immigration reform that keeps families together, promotes family unification, prevents exploitation of immigrant workers and provides a clear pathway to citizenship.

Education Justice
Tuition Equity: PICC supports tuition equity policies that provide undocumented students with increased opportunity to pursue higher education. Fair Funding for Schools: PICC is a member of the Campaign for Fair Education Funding.

Driver’s Licenses for All
PICC is supporting the campaign of community groups advocating for access to uniform or unmarked licenses for all drivers in Pennsylvania regardless of immigration status.

Workforce/Employment
PICC supports efforts to assure just and safe working conditions for all immigrants and refugees.

Minimum Wage Campaign
PICC is a member of the Raise the Wage PA campaign, calling for a raise of the PA minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.