He's made the trek from Baltimore to the National Mall, where, in the shadow of the nation's capital sits a row of modest, white tents.
Misseal is quiet and contemplative as he steps inside.
It is here that immigration reform activists, led by SEIU's Eliseo Medina, are fasting. They hope to encourage the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan immigration reform bill that offers a pathway to citizenship for the country's undocumented immigrants.
Misseal listens carefully as a campaign staffer rattles off highlights of the fast so far: Leaders of the campaign have gone 16 days without eating. Big names in civil rights and politics--including Vice President Joe Biden and Rev. Jesse Jackson--have stopped by to offer their support. Across the country, 4,000 people are fasting in a nationwide act of solidarity.