March held to support immigration reform

December 18, 2009 3:45:04 PM PST
Supporters of immigration reform held a symbolic search for shelter on Friday.Dozens gathered Friday morning outside the Broadview detention center for a prayer vigil.

They prayed the rosary and sang hymns. That was followed by a march to a church in Melrose Park.

The Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform organized the 2 mile walk. They called it 'las posadas' which is inspired by the Mexican Christmas tradition that re-creates the biblical search for shelter by Mary and Joseph prior to the birth of Jesus.