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“Anti–Defamation League applauds Council’s ICE ruling” – Philadelphia Tribune

The Anti–Defamation League welcomed the City Council’s recent passage of a resolution calling for limitations on the number and scope of detainee requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ADL said the resolution, sponsored by Councilwomen Helen Gym and Maria Quinones Sanchez, was released in the wake of a federal Department of Homeland Security raid that detained 121 undocumented immigrants in the city on New Year’s weekend….
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ADL APPLAUDS PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL FOR “COMPASSIONATE AND COMPELLING” RESOLUTION AGAINST MASS DEPORTATION OF UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

ADL today applauded the passage of a Philadelphia City Council Resolution urging Federal officials and law enforcement to stop conducting mass deportation raids. The Resolution, sponsored by Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez and Councilwoman Helen Gym, was released in the wake of a Department of Homeland Security raid that detained 121 undocumented immigrants in the city on New Year’s weekend….
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Young Leader Reflects on “Truly Touching” ADL Program

After joining Philadelphia Police recruits at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum for ADL’s Law Enforcement and Society program, an ADL Young Leader wrote the following letter to the supervisory officers of recruit class: January 21, 2016 Dear Lt. M- and Sgts. C-, F- and L-: Just a quick note to thank you for allowing me…
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In Letter to Mummers, ADL Expresses Deep Concern with Bigotry at 2016 Parade

On January 8, 2016, ADL sent a letter to the Philadelphia Mummers Association regarding reports of bigoted displays at the 2016 Mummers Parade. The text of the letter can be found below: “On behalf of the Anti-Defamation League (“ADL”), we are writing to express our deep concern regarding reports of homophobic, transphobic and racist acts at the…
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