USA – Police arrest Catholic Leaders Calling for Immigration Reform

Dozens of Catholic group and faith leaders (including Thomas Reese SJ) were arrested on Capitol Hill Tuesday, after calling on lawmakers to support bipartisan immigration legislation that makes permanent protections available to Dreamers protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Ahead of a civil disobedience action in the Russell Senate Office Building rotunda during the “National Catholic Day of Action with Dreamers”, Catholic leaders spoke about the moral imperative to pass legislation that provides dignity to undocumented immigrants. Read more…