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Wisconsin Faith Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Humane Immigration Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 17, 2017

CONTACT

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, 202-735-7123

Wisconsin Faith Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Humane Immigration Reform

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

MADISON, WI – On Sunday, February 19th, 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 Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda 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 19th at 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda, 2 E Main St, Madison, WI 53703

WHO:

Rabbi Bonnie Margulis, President of the Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice

Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman, Congregation Shaarei Shamayim​

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