Office of Mayor William Peduto
Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Immigrant Children

PITTSBURGH, PA (July 29, 2014) - Mayor William Peduto issued the following statement on plans by the Holy Family Institute in Emsworth to host immigrant children fleeing Central America:

“I know there have been concerns in some communities about sheltering children from Central America, but in Pittsburgh I want to be clear that they are welcome, and the good works of the Holy Family Institute and the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh have my full support.

I will be working with officials from the Diocese, Allegheny County and the foundation community on joint ways to assist these humanitarian efforts.”


Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Timothy McNulty
Communications Manager
City of Pittsburgh
Cell: 412-660-1999

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