News and Events
April 2016- PIRC and HIAS Pennsylvania, together with the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Human Rights First, and ACLU of Pennsylvania are collaborating to raise funds for a part-time advocate for the immigrant women and children detained at Berks County Residential Center. To donate, please click here!
April 2016-Free Informational Session on Citizenship - PIRC, in collaboration with the AILA Philadelphia Chapter and CASA, is offering a free informational session on citizenship on April 2nd! Those who attend may be eligible for a follow up session which includes citizenship application assistance on April 9th. Click here to learn more!
March 2016- PIRC is celebrating our 20th anniversary! Click here to read our press release!
December 2015- Hope for the Holidays: This holiday season, PIRC is joining with various organizations to promote a toy drive and card writing campaign organized by the Lutheran Immigrant and Refugee Service to benefit immigrant children and families held in detention. We hope that you will consider donating a gift to the children and families at the Berks County Residential Center! To give, simply click here to choose and purchase your gift by January 1, 2016, which will then be taken to the Center. To learn more about the gift drive, click here. To learn about the card writing campaign, click here. We hope you can participate!