Cardinal Roger Mahoney, who heads the Los Angeles archdiocese, attacked House Resolution 4437 as "a new attack on immigrants [and] a very malicious bill that imposes restrictions and penalties on immigrants [and also] those who offer them any kind of assistance."Those two organizations are at:
...The United States Catholic Conference of Bishops is participating in the Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, which includes hundred of labor, civil rights, faith, community and business groups, that has opposes HR 4437 and supports legislation that would provide legalization of undocumented workers. In May of 2005 the bishops established an official campaign, Justice for Immigrants, to educate and mobilize its constituencies and the general public regarding the rights of immigrants’ rights and legislative reform.
Immigration · Wed, 02/08/2006 - 05:29 · Importance: 1