The Common Good

Immigrant Fasters Take Reform Campaign Nationwide

Date: January 27, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration reform advocates who fasted more than three weeks last fall on the National Mall say they're taking their campaign nationwide.

Religious leaders of the "Fast for Families" say they'll visit more than 100 congressional districts during the next 10 weeks to rally support for legislation that offers undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship...

The Rev. Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners, says the campaign for immigration reform unites people of faith.