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Mary Small | Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice 2013

Immigration Policy Update - Mary Small, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
Xavier College Preparatory students and faculty

Ignatian Family shows support for Fast4Families Fasters

As communities across the country continue to increase their advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform and encourage the House of Representatives to take action, faith, immigrant rights and labor leaders launched a “Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship" in mid-November.
Regis Jesuit High School students and staff

Over 800 Ignatian Family Advocates Call for Social Justice on Capitol Hill

"This year’s Teach-In and lobbying came at a significant time for faith-based advocacy in our country,” said Christopher Kerr, executive director of the Ignatian Solidarity Network. “Not only were IFTJ participants be moved by powerful speeches and prayers, but their advocacy on Capitol Hill made a difference. Now is the time for humane comprehensive immigration reform, greater respect for minimum-wage workers, and action in support of our most vulnerable neighbors.”