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Cardinal McCarrick brings Catholic Bishops' perspective to Senate hearing on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

National Catholic News

November 30, 1999

WASHINGTON - Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, testified today (October 8) in Congress before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security on Comprehensive Immigration Reform. The hearing sought faith-based perspectives on immigration reform.

            ?Our nation requires an immigration system that marries legal immigration with our long-term economic needs, the principle of family unity, and basic human rights. This will help restore the rule of law to our immigration system. Now, our immigration system accomplishes none of these goals,? said Cardinal McCarrick.

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