The gathering comes as lawmakers in Washington debate immigration policy.
Since the early days of his campaign, President Trump has pushed a crackdown on illegal immigration. He spoke about the same issue this week at the United Nations.
“Illegal immigration exploits vulnerable populations, hurts hard-working citizens and has produced a vicious cycle of crime, violence and poverty,” Trump told the UN.
And Urbana-based Congressman Jim Jordan on Twitter tonight critized a bill just passed because it “doesn’t fund what we said we would ... a border security wall.”
At the church in Dayton, Joseph said there’s one thing he’d ask for above all else.
“No matter what the situation of any person, you cannot take their humanity away,” he said. “You have to treat a person like a human person.”
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