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Pa. Democratic lawmakers renew push to expand teacher certification and in-state tuition for DACA recipients

The proposals seek to make education for accessible to non-U.S. citizens. One would amend the rules so that people who have green card, work visa or a work permit can be employed at public schools as teachers. the other would allow immigrants apply for in-state tuition.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Updated: 2021-01-26 16:50:00

Pa. immigrants, advocates look to Biden Administration with hope and eye on accountability.

A slew of executive orders and legislative proposals during Biden's first week in office have changed the country’s approach and tone to immigrants.
By Anthony Orozco

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President-elect Biden promises immigration overhaul, but some activists are wary

The President-elect has mad big promises about immigration reform but activists are going into the next four years ready to push for action.

By Anthony Orozco

Undocumented in Pennsylvania: An immigration activist stays defiant despite mounting challenges

As the fate of DACA remains up in the air, one young undocumented immigrant is determined to fight for other people like her.

By Anthony Orozco

From sanctuary to the Ivy League: A DACA recipient’s journey to Columbia University

“I’ve never seen a good smile on his face until he got accepted into Columbia University."
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Central Pa. teen hopes to be among the first new DACA recipients

Program’s status remains unclear despite federal court rulings; immigration agency says some applications have already been rejected

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

‘I don’t think it has hit me yet’ — DACA decision a cause for celebration

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program protects about 5,000 immigrants in Pennsylvania.
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post