Over 40 residents of Summit traveled to DC to attend the March for America Immigration reform rally. The group left by bus from St. Teresa of Avila Church after a prayer and a blessing from Fr. Maciej Zajac and were seen off by fellow parishioners. In DC they particpated in a rally and a march through the capitol with a reported 500,000 other people from throughout the country to demand that congress act this year on comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
The bus from Summit was sponsored by Pax Christi NJ and the NJ Immigration Policy Network. It was one of scores that left NJ on Sunday for the rally and march.