1,000 Faith Leaders Call for Immigration Reform

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When members of the new Congress arrived on Capitol Hill Tuesday, they were greeted by calls from some 1,000 faith leaders, all asking the same question: “What are you doing to help enact immigration reform this year?”

The query was the centerpiece of a National Faith Call-In Day for Humane Immigration Reform, organized by the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, in which more than a thousand faith leaders from diverse traditions made phone calls to their senators yesterday urging them to pass immigration reform in 2013 that prioritizes family unity and provides a pathway to full citizenship for the approximately 11 million undocumented people living in the United States.

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