Tuesday, September 29, 2009

S.F. Interfaith call to reform immigration laws

The San Francisco Organizing Project, or SFOP, is organizing their communities to push for reform of immigration laws. - - Donna Poisl

Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer

When Bridget Byrne and her five children came to San Francisco from Ireland illegally in 1985, they were embraced by the city's robust Irish community.
Byrne and one of her daughters eventually got their citizenship, and Byrne's three other children secured their legal residency.

On Saturday, Byrne joined interfaith leaders, city officials and dozens of community members to reach out to other immigrants and call for the reform of immigration laws.
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