Wednesday, July 12, 2006
The Rising of the Moon
The glow of the full moon fought its way through the clouds to shine down on McLean Avenue this early morning.
The Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform are on the move again, fighting for comprehensive immigration reform. Fortified with tea, coffee and Lucozade, hearty delegates from the ILIR travel together to the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, to attend the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the Need for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
They are tired, but they are no huddled mass. They yearn to breathe free and seek an opportunity for earned legalized status beyond the threshold of the golden door.