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Cardinal’s letter calls for immigration reform

Many Central and South American immigrants in Boston on Sunday said they appreciated a letter from Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley making a case for comprehensive immigration reform, but they wondered how effective it would be.

As part of a nationwide effort by American leaders of the Roman Catholic Church to press Congress on the issue, O’Malley recently released a letter appealing for the reform of the country’s immigration laws and inviting Catholics to support the effort.

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