Mirna Lozano, left, discussed her life as an immigrant during the sixth annual Refugee and Immigrant Day at the Capitol Feb. 20 as religious leaders looked on. She was one of several speakers at the event, including Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz. (Photo Special to The Record by Father Patrick Delahanty)
Marnie McAllister, The RECORD
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Bethlehem High School’s 2016 senior class president stood before hundreds — including immigrants, refugees and their advocates — in the state’s capitol Feb. 20 describing all the ways she has lived the American dream, thus far.
She was joined at the podium by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, other religious leaders and a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The speakers described the contributions of immigrants and refugees and urged the crowd to chant, “We the People Means All the People” and “Ya’ll Means All.” Read More>