Three unified faiths will rally against Trump order on immigration

Leaders of Omaha’s globally unique and developing tri-faith campus — with a synagogue, a mosque and a church — are urging people to rally Tuesday night against the presidential executive order on immigration.

The board of the Tri-Faith Initiative, with Jewish, Muslim and Christian members, on Monday condemned President Donald Trump’s suspension of the refugee resettlement program.

“In addition to not being consistent with our American values,” the board said, “it is ineffective and potentially counterproductive to the stated goal of protecting the country while at the same time is damaging to our international relationships.”

The 6 p.m. vigil at Turner Park just west of downtown is to oppose the order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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