Jan 20, 2012

Immigration Politics: Rio Grande Valley religious leaders call for humane immigration laws

From a Rio Grande, Texas local paper, personal stories and grassroots organizing

TheMonitor.com: "McALLEN — One after another, they took the First United Methodist Church’s stage to tell their personal stories of immigration. A nun who cared for a family at a shelter after they fled violence in Veracruz. A grown woman, now a U.S. citizen, whose parents endured a dangerous journey in illegally crossing the border years ago. A student attending college on scholarship with no future when she graduates.

... Those personal stories were on attendees’ minds Thursday night as they pledged to support comprehensive immigration reform and develop support within their religious communities for humane laws." read more

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