Religious Leaders and the DREAM Act
On December 14, a group of religious leaders held a prayer summit and “Jericho March” on Capitol Hill to urge senators to vote in favor of a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country by their parents and who go on to post-secondary education or military service. Watch excerpts from remarks by Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and interviews with Rev. Minerva Carcano, bishop of the Desert Southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church; Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners; and Rev. Russell Meyer, a Lutheran pastor in Tampa and executive director of the Florida Council of Churches.