THE WELCOMING CENTER FOR NEW PENNSYLVANIANS

Connecting immigrants, employers, & communities

 

The Welcoming Center expands the regional tax base by encouraging population growth, job creation, and entrepreneurship.

 
 

The Welcoming Center revitalizes struggling neighborhoods by helping small business owners on key commercial corridors.

 
 

The Welcoming Center connects Pennsylvania employers with legal, work-authorized immigrant jobseekers.

 
 

The Welcoming Center attracts international talent by bringing skilled immigrant professionals to Pennsylvania.

 
 

The Welcoming Center raises the region's international profile by attracting workers and businesses from around the world.

 

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Join us at our upcoming Solas Awards on May 1, 2014!

 

Purchase your ticket today to be part of the celebration.

 

This year's honorees include Chef Jose Garces & Dr. Beatriz Garces, Ajay Raju, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Learn more about the awardees.

2014 SOLAS AWARDS

Come celebrate with us at the 2014 Solas Awards! Three remarkable honorees will be recognized on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at The Westin Philadelphia in Center City. 

 

Tickets are on sale now! Click to purchase today and learn more about our awardees.

 

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

Registration is now open for our Spring 2014 series of Continuing Legal Education workshops! These CLEs serve attorneys who are new to immigration practice, and nonprofit staff of BIA-Accredited organizations. Experienced presenters cover topics ranging from special visas to ethics.

LEARNING ENGLISH

English as a Second Language

Learning English is a key step in adapting to American life. The Welcoming Center and other nonprofits provide classes across the Philadelphia region. Use our database to find a class near you!