Ensuring all are welcome
What We Do
Welcoming Week 2016
The Office of Immigrant Affairs is hosting Welcoming Week on September 16 - 26. All week long activities and events happen throughout the city to highlight Philadelphia's open, friendly and hospitable environment for immigrants and people of all backgrounds!
City Workers Share Their Stories for Immigrant Heritage Month
For Immigrant Heritage Month, we asked immigrants who now work for the City to share their experience in Philadelphia. Here's what they had to say.
Meet the Office of Immigrant Affairs
Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods. These neighborhoods are populated both by residents who have lived there their entire lives and by new neighbors — some of whom are new to America. The Office of Immigrant Affairs seeks to continue Philadelphia's historic tradition of welcoming people from many walks of life.
An estimated 64,405 Lawful Permanent Residents in Philadelphia are eligible to become citizens, but don't have the resources to apply. Find out how to become a U.S. Citizen.