MORRISTOWN -- About 20 Morris County residents are walking eight miles from Headquarters Plaza to the County College of Morris in Randolph today, demanding the school change its admission policy to enroll young people living in Morris County and require they pay only in-county tuition regardless of their immigration status.
The immigration film series/soup supper/discussion continues this month with El Viaje de Teo, an engaging, dreamlike film about a child trying to find his father. We hope to focus our conversations this time on children and how they are affected here and in the sending countries by immigration as we have it now.
The purpose of the vigil will be to gather a diverse group of faith- based organizations and communities together to re-discover and re- affirm the power and importance of interfaith work around immigration in Chicago, and to recommit ourselves to keep working together in light of new challenges with a new Congress.
The one hour program will include brief faith reflections on immigration from leaders in numerous diverse faith communities throughout Chicago, stories from leaders in Chicago's immigrant
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