Did you know that for the past 21 days activists have been fasting on Capitol hill for immigration reform? The group called Fasting for Families has staged the fast to urge House Republicans to pass immigration reform that has been stalled in the House for months. The group’s resolve has earned them a visit from President Obama and the first lady.
I have to be honest, I do not totally support the Senate’s immigration reform bill. While it has several good things in it, the fact that it has a prolonged road to citizenship is troublesome. I support a similar law to the one passed by President Clinton where out of status immigrants paid a penalty to gain permanent residence.
I ask you to support the protesters, even by a simple prayer.