Bay Area Faith Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Humane Immigration Reform

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February 16, 2017

 

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Bay Area Faith Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Humane Immigration Reform

 

Faith leaders call on lawmakers to build bridges not walls ahead of one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S.-Mexico border

SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. — On Friday, February 17th, a diverse and prominent group of interfaith clergy will hold a prayer vigil to pressure Congressional leaders to overturn President Trump's executive orders on immigration and to protect immigrant and refugee families.

 

Faith and community leaders will come together at the Supreme Court of California to send a powerful message in defense of immigrants and refugees.

 

WHAT: “Build Bridges Not Walls” prayer vigil in support of humane immigration reform

 

WHEN: February 17th at 12 PM

 

WHERE: Supreme Court of California, 350 Mcallister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

 

WHO: Fr. River Damien Sims, Franciscans Against the Death Penalty

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