Four members of the Idaho community Action Network, Vicente Valentin from Nyssa, Ruby Mendez from Boise, and Alicia Reynaga and Shantel Huerta from Burley had the opportunity to travel to D.C. to join the Youth in Action event, a number of actions led by families and children on the House of Representatives who have stalled comprehensive immigration reform.
Throughout the week, children and parents shared their heartbreaking stories of how the broken immigration system has had a toll on their families. They chanted and sang in the hallways of the House building, and held pictures of loved ones and signs that read “Immigration Reform Now!” Continue reading
Join thousands across the country to tell Congress: Give Us a Vote on Immigration Reform!
America demands immigration reform with legalization with citizenship that protects the unity of families and rights of workers and stops the militarization of the border. Take a stand and march with your community!
Faith leaders and community members will launch 11 days of prayer and fasting on September 3rd to pray for the families that have been separated by the current immigration reform system. We will begin the fast with a press conference at St. Michael’s at 10 am on Tuesday September 3rd and complete the fast with a Community Candlelight Vigil in Nampa, Idaho. To sign up to fast or to host a prayer vigil at your church please contact us or fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1J79xvMuhuK3N6iRsoJBbQCcyKgYEJXnxT4zGklaLJv8/viewform