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Immigrant groups frustrated by inaction in D.C. block traffic in front of Sen. Casey’s Philadelphia office

“We are here today because there are 11 million undocumented folks who have been promised a pathway to citizenship, and time and time again, have been let down.”

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

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Haitians in Philadelphia, members of City Council slam President Biden’s border policies

The rally comes after immigration enforcement held thousands of Haitians under a bridge at the southern border, then deported or turned back the majority without allowing them the opportunity to claim asylum.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Many charges dismissed, dropped in civil rights march clash in Bedford County last year

A judge dismissed the most serious charge against a man accused of shooting a civil rights activist during a confrontation with a group of marchers on their way to Washington D.C.

By The Associated Press

Case dismissed in former Philadelphia police officer’s use of pepper spray amid protest

Municipal Court Judge William Austin Meehan ruled Monday that ex-SWAT officer Richard Paul Nicoletti had been authorized by his commanders to clear the highway during protests over the death of George Floyd and had been given pepper spray as a tool to do so.

By The Associated Press

Demonstrators in Pittsburgh chant ‘burn your mask’ and ‘impeach Wolf’ in protest of coronavirus restrictions

The “Americans For Freedom” rally called for the end of a statewide mask mandate and other mitigation practices put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

By Liz Reid/WESA and Katie Blackley/WESA
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