Refugees from Bhutan and Nepal are reuniting with their farmer roots in South Philly. It’s not just nostalgia for their agrarian past; it’s also a path to jobs
Citizen of the Week: InKind Baking Project
Center City’s Molly Lester says you don’t have to march to be civically engaged. You can bake
Just What Is A Sanctuary City?
Everything you always wanted to know about the debate no one knows anything about. A special report.
I Grew Up in the Desert
A high school principal who was a child in Iran reflects on what immigrant and refugee students need most: an education that embraces their difference
Dine 4 Democracy
Powered by The Philadelphia Citizen, the monthly dinner series in March supports immigration and refugee programs.
Do Something: Buy Refugee Textiles
A burgeoning South Philly textile co-op hosts a pop-up for Valentine's Day. Plus, attend a luncheon to benefit the Mazzoni Center, pack up books for prisoners and more ways to be a beautiful citizen this week
Meet the Disruptor: Borderwise
The startup’s legal app helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1
Are You Talking About Me?
The trouble with Trump’s immigrant ban? According to one non-citizen permanent resident, it’s unworkable
The Citizen Recommends: Speaking Truth to Trump on Immigration
A short video by New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof reminds the President of their shared immigrant past
The Theft Nobody Sees
Throughout Philadelphia and the nation, an epidemic of wage theft leaves workers wondering why they’re not getting what’s owed them