Senate Leadership Calls Upon NHCLC to Make Final "Push" for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
In lieu of the lack of progress on immigration reform, Americas leading Hispanic Evangelical Leaders participated in a conference call with Sen. Democratic Leader, Senator Harry Reid from Nevada. The NHCLC was encouraged by Sen. Reid to be in the forefront of contacting President Bush and members of Congress in order to finally pass Comprehensive immigration reform. "We appreciate your national leadership on this issue. You have been the religious voice on this issue but now your assistance is needed more than ever. The legislation has been hijacked while millions of families are in limbo." stated Senator Reid. Dr. Albert Reyes, Dr. Gilbert Velez and other key leaders will present a strategic plan to break the stalemate and push for final passage of comprehensive immigration reform.