annual immigration summit

Registration closed! We are filled past capacity! If you are an attorney and would like to register, please contact us here


It's that time of the year again! We are having our annual summit on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Registration is from 7:45 - 8:30 AM.


Our Annual Immigration Summit is an opportunity to learn more about the issues facing many families in our local community. This year’s program will include: Panel discussions will include: immigration legislation; myth-busters; and how current immigration policies are affecting our local schools, families, and businesses.  We will also have stories from our DREAMers and former scholarship recipients, special keynote address, and break out sessions. 


Break-out sessions will focus around: 

o Education issues for undocumented students 

o Continued development of a Youth Support Group 

o Health and Social Services 

o Attorney’s workshop on immigration law  (earn 1 CLE credit  - $5 additional fee)


The program will be held in the McGlinn Conference Center. 

via GPS: The Sacred Heart Convent

460 St. Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607


Registration closed, we are filled past capacity. If you are an attorney and would like to register, please contact us here

DREAMer Scholarship Fund

The GRIP DREAMer Scholarship is for students whose immigration status (or lack thereof) does not let them get student loans or grants. By donating, you will be helping a student like the De Factos reach their dream of higher education. Any little bit counts. Make your tax-deductible donation to:

Berks County Community Foundation,

237 Court Street

Reading, PA 19601

Att: GRIP DREAMer Scholarship

or donate online by clicking here! Thank you!

Learn About Us

We are a community organization that educates the public on immigration reform. We hold information sessions with the latest information to inform those who are directly affected and those who want to know more about it. 

We are made up of community members, such as church leaders, immigration attorneys, high school and post-secondary school faculty, immigration leaders, and concerned citizens. 

We make a difference, one person and student at a time.

It takes one person to inspire others. 


Let's #SHUTDOWNBERKS Detention Center! We need this place closed down and the families with their families!...

Posted by Greater Reading Immigration Project - GRIP on Monday, 22 February 2016
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