Category Archives: PA Immigration News

State Legislature, Motor Vehicle and other immigration news

Valentine Brown discusses Difficulties of Representing Detained Immigrant Families

In this NPR story by Emma Jacobs, which aired on Hear and Now, November 20, 2014, she investigates the Berks County Family Shelter for Immigrants. Many families wait here for months or even years for an immigration hearing before a … Continue reading

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Are you really too old for DACA? by Patrick Taurel of American Immigration Council

In a great blog post from October 24, 2013, Patrick Taurel of the American Immigration Council’s Immigration Impact blog writes, “It is past time to clear up an oft-repeated misconception about President Obama’s deportation deferral program called Deferred Action for … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania DOT adds 8 languages to Driver’s License Test- Eliminates Automatic Use of Translators

On July 22, 2013, Pennsylvania joined New Jersey, New York and many other states by making its written driver’s license test available in multiple languages. The test will now be available in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Ukrainian, … Continue reading

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PA House Passes 2 E-Verify Bills

On June 10, 2010, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed two pieces of legislation (House Bills 1502 and 1503) that would require certain Pennsylvania employers to verify the employment eligibility of construction and contracted public workers via the E-Verify or … Continue reading

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