Letter: Public Charge rule will hurt children and families

To The Editor This month, there has been a new policy proposed from the White House, laying out potential revisions to the existing Public Charge law to impact existing and new lawful permanent residents of the United States.  The longstanding Public Charge rule has existed for more than 100 years, and was intended to demonstrate that non–U.S. citizens who are seeking to enter the U.S. or to...

Op/Ed: New citizens embrace the spirit of United States citizenship

By Terence Farrell, Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell, Chester County Commissioner with U. S. District Court Judge Juan Sanchez, a former Chester County Court of Common Pleas judge. The Chester County Commissioners’ meetings always begin with the Pledge of Allegiance. The pledge was composed in 1892 by Francis Bellamy and adopted by Congress in 1942, the dark days of World War II. We...