Skip to content

Philadelphia: Certified Welcoming city for immigrants

City Mayor Jim Kenney expressed happiness about the city being recognized as a Certified Welcoming city.

Philadelphia, a home to immigrants (Image: Office of Immigration Affairs)

The city of Philadelphia has been officially named a Certified Welcoming city for immigrants by Welcoming America, a formal designation for cities that have created policies and programs reflecting their values and commitment to immigrant inclusion.

At present, there are only eighteen such certified cities and counties across the country, including Philadelphia, according to a statement from the Office of Immigrant Affairs.

This post is for paying subscribers only


Already have an account? Log in