Nuns on the Bus in the News

Selected media appearances and mentions for Nuns on the Bus.

Catholic nuns in Modesto, Salida to urge immigration reform

Monday, the tour stopped at the Salida office of Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock. The nuns want elected officials to support immigration reform to make it easier for families to earn citizenship.

Nuns on the Bus Tour to Reach San Francisco Today

A group of nuns began their 6,500-mile bus journey late last month in New Jersey with a view of Ellis Island. Since then, their brightly-decorated blue bus with images of hands raised — to show support for families and immigration reform — has rolled for more than 5,000 miles down Eastern Seaboard roads and into the South. This week marks the California leg of the "Nuns on the Bus" tour supported by NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice group.

Nuns come to Bakersfield in support of immigration reform

Local supporters of immigration reform legislation now making its' way through the U.S. Senate got a boost of moral support from a group of nuns. Nine Catholic sisters, part of Nuns on a Bus national tour, stopped in Bakersfield over the weekend, where they joined others at Yokuts Park for a rally and then short march to the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy.

Nuns on a bus tour stops in Bakersfield to rally for immigration reform

A group of nuns is traveling the country to push for immigration reform and their bus tour stopped in Bakersfield Saturday afternoon.

‘Nuns on Bus’ take immigration reform message across country

Nuns on a cross-country road trip to promote immigration reform are nearing the end of their 6,500 mile journey.

Nuns talk immigration on bus tour

Some Washington-based Catholic nuns advocating for immigration reform stopped in San Diego on Friday to spread their message as part of a national bus tour.

Sisters roll into east valley pushing immigration reform

With straw hats and water bottles in hand, the Sisters braved the 100-plus weather to tour mobile home parks such as St. Anthony Trailer Park and Avenue 77 Park in Thermal, home to many of the valley’s immigrants.

“Nuns on a bus” go to El Paso, call for immigration reform

Jun 12, 2013 - Anoushah Rasta, KTSM

A bus full of nuns paid a visit to St. Pius X Community Hall in El Paso today to push for immigration reform. They call themselves “Nuns on a Bus” and they’re touring states across the country, just as a highly anticipated immigration bill makes its way to the Senate floor.

Traveling nuns urge locals to raise voices on immigration

“We’re dividing your city!” exclaimed Sister Simone Campbell, minutes after arriving in Nogales and seeing the border fence running through the downtown area for the first time.

Nuns On The Bus Visit Las Cruces

Jun 12, 2013 - Sloan Patton, KRWG

Washington D.C. - based lobbying group "Nuns on the Bus" stopped in Las Cruces to rally behind immigration reform. These nuns are part of a larger group called Network.