U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D, IL-9), faith-based leaders and immigrant
advocates broke bread together and signed a covenant Sunday in
support of comprehensive and compassionate immigration reform.
covenant calls for an immigration plan that includes support of family
unity and integration, a pathway to citizenship, protection of all human
rights and an increased focus on addressing the root causes of
“There is a growing realization in Washington
that immigration can no longer be pushed to the back burner,” Schakowsky
said at the event sponsored by the Chicago New Sanctuary Coalition at
the St. Nicholas Parish in Evanston.
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