City of Philadelphia v. Sessions: Welcoming policies create safer cities for everyone

October 12, 2018

When communities can trust the police, residents are more willing to come forward as victims or witnesses of crime, making cities safer and healthier

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC submitted an amicus brief in support of Philadelphia's welcoming policies that help build trust between immigrant communities and law enforcement to create a safer city for all. 

Read our blog on Medium, "Immigrant-friendly cities help communities thrive," for a Philadelphia immigrant couple's story about the positive impacts of trust with law enforcement and local government.

We also submitted an amicus brief in January with Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago in support of Chicago's immigrant-friendly policies. Read our related blog.