Nuns on the Bus in the News

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Nuns On The Bus Activists' Group Ends Their Cross Country Trip In California

Jun 18, 2013 - Justin Sullivan, GETTY

Immigration activist group "NETWORK's Nuns on the Bus" wrapped up a 6,500-mile 15-state tour across the country to urge lawmakers to support legislation that provides a roadmap to citizenship for aspiring Americans.

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 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 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 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.

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 sparks rally

Jun 12, 2013 - Julie Levin, KJZZ

Crowds formed near the intersection of Camelback Road and 22nd Street in Phoenix on Wednesday as a group of Catholic nuns climbed down from a large tour bus for a scheduled visit to the offices of U.S. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake.