Martha Lugo - Nashville, Tennessee
I was part of this pilgrimage, march "100 Women 100 Miles." They set off from York County, Pennsylvania and we met the second part of the march at Baltimore, Maryland. From there, we walked the rest of the journey to meet the pope in Washington, D.C. We wanted him to be our spokesperson, our voice of all these immigrant communities, that we are facing a lot of trouble, a lot of discrimination. We want him to take our issues to the President, with the Congress and do something about it...that they can give us some relief. A lot of moms and families are suffering from the deportation of one of the family members. We need this to stop.