Immigration

Minnesota Drivers’ Licenses and Immigrants

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As people of faith, we believe that every human being has sacred worth and is created in the image of God. The current situation in our nation where millions of immigrant families live in fear of separation, vulnerable to abuse, and unable to fully live out their God-given gifts is morally unacceptable.  Only our President and U.S. Congress can fix our broken immigration system.

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After Walking for Nearly a Week, Pilgrims for Citizenship find that Rep. Paulsen Chooses to Ignore Constituents

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“The Fate of Our Families is in Rep. Paulsen’s Hands,” Say Faith Leaders.

On Friday, November 8th, 75 clergy, faith leaders and immigrant families ended a six-day pilgrimage with a Mass and prayer vigil outside Rep. Erik Paulsen’s office. The pilgrims walked 36 miles in solidarity with 11 million aspiring Americans to call on Rep. Paulsen to publicly support immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship.

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Minnesota Pilgrimage for Citizenship Video | Channel 12 News – 11/5/13

As part of a national effort to move Congress to fix our broken immigration system, from November 3-8, ISAIAH immigration leaders, in partnership with Catholic Charities Office for Social Justice, embarked on a symbolic pilgrimage to call for making citizenship a reality for 11 million aspiring Americans.

Watch this powerful 2-minute report on the Minnesota Pilgrimage for Citizenship from Channel 12 in Brooklyn Park, MN.

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National Day of Dignity and Respect

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Leaders from Minnesota’s business, faith, labor, education, law enforcement, and immigrant communities staged a massive prayer rally and march on October 5, 2013, to urge the House of Representatives to pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.

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Faith Leaders Rally To Call On Rep. Paulsen To Support A Pathway To Citizenship

On Saturday, August 24, more than 400 ISAIAH clergy and members from the Twin Cities faith communities rallied in Chaska for comprehensive immigration reform and called on Minnesota Congressman Erik Paulsen to publically support a direct, inclusive and affordable roadmap to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.

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