Monday, March 05, 2007

from The Journal News Rockland County Briefing: Irish to rally for immigration reform

The Irish are gearing up for another immigration rally in the nation's capitol.

Members of the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform have organized another rally in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., authors of an immigration reform bill, are expected to be there.

Buses are leaving from Woodlawn, Queens, Brooklyn and Monroe at 4 a.m.

Other contingents from Boston, Philadelphia and San Francisco will attend as well.

Rockland residents wishing to secure a place on a bus should e-mail or call 914-420-5894.

For more information, log onto the organization's Web site,

For a link to this piece in New York's The Journal News, click HERE.

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