El Salvador prelate urges Obama action on immigration reform
Catholic World News - March 16, 2011
El Salvador’s leading prelate is urging President Barack Obama to address the issue of immigration reform during his March 22-23 visit to the Central American nation.
“We would like to ask the President of the United States for his efforts and his good will, so that complete immigration reform may take place during his presidency,” said Archbishop Escobar Alas of San Salvador. “We know that not everything depends on him, but we would hope anyway for a word of commitment, a word that somehow would give hope to achieving immigration reform.”
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Posted by: ellemk5093 -
Mar. 17, 2011 7:25 AM ET USA
Amen NewSister, but why should he be different than so many other bishops.
Posted by: imanxufan9901 -
Mar. 17, 2011 6:31 AM ET USA
Yes lets address it! Come in the LEGAL way!
Posted by: New Sister -
Mar. 16, 2011 7:09 AM ET USA
With his lone chance to address him publicly, His Excellency may have better used the occasion to exhort POTUS to defend life and the sanctity of marriage.