Activists to fast on Capitol Hill until Congress passes immigration reform

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An altar is set up in honor of immigrants, including those who have died on their journey to the United States, in a tent outside the Capitol where men and women will fast and pray for immigration reform. RNS photo by Katherine Burgess

An altar is set up in honor of immigrants, including those who have died on their journey to the United States, in a tent outside the Capitol where men and women will fast and pray for immigration reform. RNS photo by Katherine Burgess

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WASHINGTON (RNS) “We know that Martin Luther King Jr., were he here today, would be standing here with us," said the Rev. Barbara Williams Skinner, co-chair of the National African American Clergy Network. "Cesar Chavez would be standing with us and Gandhi would be standing with us. We think that’s enough power to change the Congress.”