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About 200 people protested Monday outside of the Philadelphia ICE office on North Eighth Street. The rally was against what immigrant rights advocates see as an attempt to use the threat of raids as leverage to push lawmakers to pass reforms.
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Cherri Gregg
June 24, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 200 people protested Monday outside of the Philadelphia ICE office on North Eighth Street. The rally was against what immigrant rights advocates see as an attempt to use the threat of raids as leverage to push lawmakers to pass reforms. "When our communities are...
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Immigration Enforcement
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June 22, 2019 - 11:59 am
By Veronica Stracqualursi, Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sands, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he's delaying US Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that were planned to take place Sunday in 10 major US cities. "At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the...
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Make the Road PA
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Paul Kurtz
May 01, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rallies and celebrations were held throughout the world Wednesday to commemorate International Workers' Day, or May Day, and marches in Philly gave a voice to the unemployed, the underemployed and the exploited. "I have to work two jobs and don't have time to get...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
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Steve Tawa
April 12, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Mayor Kenney heard that the Trump administration had reportedly considered releasing detainees to "Sanctuary Cities," to retaliate against political critics, he would have taken any and all sent this way. While the Washington Post reports the plan never...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
April 12, 2019 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds — just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials said the idea had been discussed but quickly rejected. "Due to the fact that Democrats are unwilling to change...
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Dreamstime
March 29, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite what that groundhog said, it's still icy. If you slip, who can you sue? Vermont officials announced the launch of their annual "guess how long the ice will last on Lake Memphremagog" contest. The person who guesses...
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This March 12, 2019, photo shows the Metropolitan Detention Center of Bernalillo County outside of Albuquerque, N.M.
Russell Contreras/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:21 am
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Two years after New Mexico's largest county barred local law enforcement from cooperating with immigration authorities, its leaders learned that the policy was being subverted from within. Staff members at the Bernalillo County jail in Albuquerque...
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Juan Ramon-Vasquez
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
February 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Honduran man has been sentenced after pleading guilty last August to illegal re-entry following deportation. Federal authorities, however, argue he should have been removed from the U.S. well before he raped a young girl. Although he was deported in 2009, Juan Ramon...
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Winter weather congestion alert in South Jersey
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Mark Abrams
February 20, 2019 - 6:54 am
UPDATED: 5.58 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The winter storm spreading across the Philadelphia region has had an impact on flight operations into the East. "At this time, there is about 100 total flights that have been cancelled so far," said Diane Gerace, a spokeswoman for Philadelphia...
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A Blue Cross RiverRink staff member pushes Dougie Peterson on a sled skate during a free adaptive ice skating event.
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Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday mornings at Penn's Landing's Blue Cross RiverRink have a different vibe than other days, because people with mobility restrictions who normally don't have the chance to skate get the ice all to themselves. These weekly, free adaptive ice skating events at the...
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