AZ Interfaith Convenes Key Leadership for Immigration Reform

Catholic Bishop Gerald Kicanas, Senator John McCain & Rep. Raul Grijalva challenged at AZ Interfaith conference with 150 in attendance.Arizona Interfaith Network‘s ‘Making an Impact on Immigration Reform’ assembly drew 150 clergy and laity (including five denominational bishops) for lengthy, frank and bipartisan conversation with Senator John McCain and US Representative Raul Grijalva about the strategy needed to pass immigration reform this fall.  Both concluded that the next two months are critical, with serious consideration in the House to commence late September and October.  Arizona Interfaith clergy leaders are laying the groundwork for a statewide response this fall.

[In photo: Catholic Bishop Gerald Kicanas addresses the audience, Senator McCain and Rep. Grijalva.  Photo Credit: Linda Victoria]