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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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Southwest light rail, for the sake of the North Side | Star Tribune Commentary – 10/21/13

Article by: PAUL SLACK

Updated: October 21, 2013 – 6:55 PM

The benefit of racial and economic equity is getting lost in the debate.

Last week, some of the state’s top leaders agreed to postpone a key decision on a light-rail line that would link the southwest metro area to north Minneapolis. The announcement came after several weeks of high-profile protests staged by residents of St. Louis Park and those in Minneapolis who live near the chain of lakes.

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People of faith in Chaska consider comprehensive immigration reform | Metro Lutheran – 8/25/13

More than 400 clergy and lay congregational leaders braved 90+ temperatures August 24 to rally in the Guardian Angels Parish School gymnasium in Chaska, Minnesota, in support of comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship for immigrants. Minneapolis Area Synod (ELCA) Bishop Ann Svennungsen and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis were among civic and religious leaders extolling participants to pray for resolution of the federal legislative impasse and to share their message with Rep. Erik Paulsen (Minn.-3), who represents Chaska and most of the southwestern suburbs of the Twin Cities.

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Why Met Council and regional governance matter | Star Tribune Commentary – 8/8/13

Article by: PAUL SLACK

Updated: August 8, 2013

In the seven-county Twin Cities area, disparities abound. They would be even worse if our 188 municipalities weren’t guided, at least in part, by the Metropolitan Council.

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Group uses biblical history to inform its work | Minnesota Christian Examiner – April 2013

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