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Arizona Religious Leaders Call for Immigration Reform

La Voz, Samuel Murillo Posted: Feb 06, 2010

CASA GRANDE, Ariz.--More than 200 religious leaders from various denominations in Arizona called on the Obama administration and Congress to reach immigration reform this year,reported La Voz. During a meeting Jan 22 in Casa Grande, Ariz., several migrants shared their stories. Among them was a migrant woman that was shackled during childbirth by detention officers from Maricopa County Sheriffs Office.

Its time for as to raise a moral voice, said bishop Minerva Carcao from the Southwest Methodist Conference. In our borders, our congregations, schools, work sites, and service programs, we are witnesses of the consequences of an antiquated and inadequate system. The Catholic bishop in Tucson, Gerald Kicanas told La Voz that immigration reform is necessary not only to fix social problems but also to stabilize the current economic crisis.

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