Obama, Senators Renew Push for Immigration Reform

immigration-faith-groupsPresident Obama made a strong push for comprehensive immigration reform this week, as did some members of the Senate, who presented their own bipartisan plan. Faith groups across the religious spectrum praised both efforts, saying legislation should be passed without delay. In recent months, religious leaders have led an aggressive campaign for immigration reform:

Rev. Jaime Soto, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento: “Immigration is a humanitarian issue with moral implications. For us, for many of us who are here, that immigration is part of a consistent life ethic that respects the human person.”