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Nuns to call for immigration reform at Loyola

3 years 6 months 1 day ago November 22, 2013 Nov 22, 2013 Friday, November 22 2013 November 22, 2013 3:39 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Loyola University expects hundreds of Catholic nuns to attend a weekend rally on immigration reform.

Saturday morning's rally at the Jesuit-run university is sponsored by Catholic congregations of the New Orleans Archdiocese.

A Loyola news release says nuns representing more than a dozen religious communities, along with college students and others are expected to join the rally on the campus lawn fronting St. Charles Avenue.

Participants are calling for Congress to enact legislation that would include additional legal avenues for immigration and permanent residency.

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