Today, the Faith Community Demanded Congress and President Obama Act Now on A Clear and Compassionate Path to Legal Citizenship

Posted by: Website Administrator on 2/6/2013

(National) -- GAMALIEL, the faith-based network of more than 1200 congregations, representing more than one million people, launched its “DREAM for All” campaign, with affiliates across the country today.

(Chicago, Ill) Gamaliel of Metro Chicago (GMC) held a press conference at Gamaliel of Metro Chicago's Immigrant Legal Clinic with affiliate organizations simultaneously taking action across the country.  Together, Clergy, community residents, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students gathered to share their stories and demand President Barack Obama keep his promise and act now on comprehensive immigration reform.

Pictured include: Salvador Cerna, Civil Rights of Immigrants Chair, Rev. James E. Hunt Pastor, New Hope Christian Community Church Gamaliel Metro Chicago/South Suburban Action Conference and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, Cook County Commissioner 7th District, (confirmed) two DREAM students

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