Washington, Dec 9 – Congresswoman Roybal-Allard thanks Lutheran Church representatives for their advocacy on behalf of immigrants during a recent visit to her Washington DC office. The ministers also commended the congresswoman for her leadership to pass the DREAM Act, comprehensive immigration reform and initiatives to assist refugees in our country. Pictured from left to right: Rev. Stacy Martin, MDiv, MBA,Vice President for Mission Advancement, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service; District President Larry Stoterau, Pacific Southwest District, LC-MS (Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod); Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34); and the Rev. Carlos Hernandez, Districts/Congregations Director, LC-MS (Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod) World Relief and Human Care.