Towards goal of city population growth, Mayor welcomes immigrants

    Mayor Nutter hopes to attract more immigrants to the city to help meet his goal to increase the city’s shrinking population by 75,000 in the next five years. Last Friday, as part of his outreach efforts, Mayor Nutter hosted a swearing-in naturalization ceremony for a dozen new citizens at City Hall. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    Mayor Nutter hopes to attract more immigrants to the city to help meet his goal to increase the city’s shrinking population by 75,000 in the next five years. Last Friday, as part of his outreach efforts, Mayor Nutter hosted a swearing-in naturalization ceremony for a dozen new citizens at City Hall. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

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