'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.
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Nuns on a Bus hitting the road again for a major immigration overhaul
This time the bus
is scheduled to travel 6,500 miles over three weeks, stopping in 15 states.
Most of those states – like Florida, Texas and California – have large Latino
populations and are on the front line of the debate about creating a path to
citizenship for as many as 11 million undocumented immigrants. The tour is
set to conclude June 18 on Angel Island in San Francisco.
Nuns on bus tour stop in Camden to advocate immigration reform
Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the Catholic
social justice lobbying group, urged congregants to call legislators.
Emblazoned on the sides of the bus were instructions on how to join the cause.
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Sister Simone Campbell, who leads the Nuns on the Bus, says
immigration reform is a natural fit for the group. "Immigration is at the
heart of our Catholic faith. It's about community. We need to welcome the stranger,
and treat the stranger as yourself," she says.