Pressure building on Georgia’s senators concerning immigration bill
At 3 p.m. Wednesday, nuns on a 6,500-mile, 15-state tour
will rally outside U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ Atlanta office in support of
“comprehensive immigration reform for the good of the people and the good of
the Georgia economy.” Top officials with the Georgia AFL-CIO and Georgia Latino
Alliance for Human Rights are set to join them.
First Baptist Orlando helps lead faith-based support for immigration reform
The endorsement of evangelicals brings near-unanimity among
religious organizations lining up in support of immigration reform, said Sister
Simone Campbell, whose Nuns on the Bus tour came through Central Florida this
week in support of immigrants seeking citizenship. "Once the evangelicals
came on, it was huge," Campbell said.
Nuns On A Bus Roll Through Tallahassee
The Catholic sisters are rallying with prominent Florida
labor and civil rights leaders near the office of Senator Marco Rubio to urge
him to protect and promote comprehensive immigration reform.
'Nuns On The Bus' Urge Rubio To Stay The Course On Immigration Reform
Outside Rubio’s office in Tallahassee, a touring bus
painted with waving hands. One by one, a group of women step out, to cheers and
applause. The Catholic political lobby group called Network is the sponsor of
Nuns on the Bus. During Tuesday’s stop, Sister Mary Ellen Lacy outlined the
groups desire to see Congress pass a comprehensive immigration bill.
Nuns on the Bus reach Tallahassee with immigration message
The roaming "Nuns on the Bus" reached
Tallahassee on Tuesday in an organized thank-you to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for his
support of comprehensive immigration reform.
'Nuns on a Bus' stop in Homewood this week to rally for immigration reform
in collaboration with Alabama people of faith, labor leaders, and immigration
activists are urging Congress to consider immigration legislation that honors
what they consider “America’s highest ideals” and that would allow aspiring
Americans the opportunity to achieve the American dream.
Immigration laws must reflect nation's values, not its fears, nun says
Organized by Network -- a Catholic social justice lobby led
by Sister Simone Campbell, a Sister of Social Service who made headlines as a
speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte -- the
"Nuns on the Bus" tour is modeled on a similar campaign through the
Midwest last summer that denounced U.S. House Republican budget cuts.
Richard Trumka and Simone Campbell: Don't fall for the false choices on immigration
We are inspired to support common-sense
reform that includes an earned path to citizenship because of our Catholic
faith and the moral example set by our own immigrant families.
Nuns on the Bus stop in Apopka today to press for immigration reform
“Nuns on the Bus” -- a group of Catholic Sisters on a
15-state bus tour -- are bringing their campaign for immigration reform to the
Hope Community Center, 1016 N Park Ave., Apopka, at 4 p.m. today, June 3.
Nuns stir Charlotteans to call for immigration reform
To raise awareness about the
importance of how immigrants affect the local economy, and the need for reform,
the nuns got off their bus Saturday morning and stopped at Fiesta Jalisco
Mexican restaurant on Independence Boulevard. There they held a forum
(co-hosted by Action NC) with local business owners and activists.