Every September, the Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) hosts events in Philly to participate in Welcoming America’s National Welcoming Week!
A cooperative project, the ESL Class Map locates English as a Second Language classes throughout Philadelphia.
From the Water Department to the Mayor’s Office, we reached out to workers and asked them to reflect on their time in Philadelphia.
Celebrate Philadelphia's immigrant communities in June with one of these many events!
Philadelphians have rights as immigration service customers — and IAS providers have responsibilities. Make sure you know your rights!
Business workshops, networking events, and amazing food trucks make up Philly's first Immigrant Business Week!
Philadelphia treats immigrants as we would any other resident under our criminal justice system. Here are the facts.
The City is nominating programs that work with our immigrant and refugee communities for a chance to receive a CommunityWINS Grant!
Thank you for your commitment to welcoming immigrants and refugees from around the world to the City of Brotherly Love.
Here is a list of local resources for our refugee and immigrant residents in Philadelphia that can provide legal help and other services.
The City will do everything it can to protect Philadelphia's diverse and inclusive practices. Here are resources for you, too.
We asked a few City workers who identify as Hispanic what the month meant to them. Here's what they said!
The Office of Immigrant Affairs is hosting Welcoming Week on September 16 - 26. All week long activities and events happen throughout the city to highlight Philadelphia's open, friendly and hospitable environment for immigrants and people of all backgrounds!
For Immigrant Heritage Month, we asked immigrants who now work for the City to share their experience in Philadelphia. Here's what they had to say.
Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods. These neighborhoods are populated both by residents who have lived there their entire lives and by new neighbors — some of whom are new to America. The Office of Immigrant Affairs seeks to continue Philadelphia's historic tradition of welcoming people from many walks of life.
This June, Philadelphia celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month. All month long, Philadelphians can join the Office of Immigrant Affairs to celebrate with food, cinema, and citizenship to encourage every American to tell the story of how they first felt welcomed to the American experience.
The first ever Philadelphia International Unity Cup is a 32-team World Cup style soccer tournament made up of the many diverse immigrant groups across Philadelphia. The tournament culminates into a final championship game on November 5, 2016, held at Citizens Bank Park. Matches begin September 2016.