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One More Time, Evangelicals Head to Hill on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/30/2014 - 10:21am | Type: Blog

Trying yet again with new voices, more than 250 evangelical pastors came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push for immigration reform. WASHINGTON — Trying yet again with new voices, ...

Why Have You Forsaken Me?
Originally Posted: 04/08/2014 - 4:10pm | Type: Blog

As I reflect on the plight of the undocumented immigrant in the United States today, I wonder if the words of the Psalmist, echoed by Jesus on the cross, don’t hit a little too close to home. ...

Poll Indicates Immigration Reform Won't Alienate GOP Voters
Originally Posted: 03/25/2014 - 1:36pm | Type: Blog

While many members of Congress are waiting for the primary season to be over before they make any solid decision on immigration reform, a recent New American Economy poll shows conservative members on Congress ...

Time To Join the Movement
Originally Posted: 01/23/2014 - 11:28am | Type: Blog

As Christians, we should stand with our immigrant neighbors and pledge our support for them as they pledge their allegiance to our nation and it’s future. In how we are to treat one another, through community ...

‘Hearts and Minds are Changing’ on Immigration Reform, Says Ivone Guillen of Sojourners
Originally Posted: 08/13/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Press

August 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Clarissa Perkins ...

The Bible's case for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 9:16am | Type: Press

August 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

From politics to the pulpit, faith groups see 'the hand of God' in immigration reform
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Press

August 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Carrie Dann ...

One Courageous Act May Ignite Us All: The DREAM 9
Originally Posted: 08/02/2013 - 9:17am | Type: Blog

We will be fasting, praying, and calling our elected leaders this week to bring awareness to the millions of immigrant families separated by detention, deportation, and border militarization in recent years. J ...

So Much Is At Stake: Reform and Race
Originally Posted: 08/01/2013 - 1:20pm | Type: Blog

Politics really isn’t the problem here. Nobody wants to talk about what is at the very heart of the problem: race. The battles over immigration reform and race have weighed heavil ...

On Scripture: It's the Name on the Front of the Jersey That Matters
Originally Posted: 07/31/2013 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

I am intrigued that a New York-born Puerto Rican is told to go back to Mexico in response to his performance of God Bless America. It seems to me that in some ideological circles, any brown person with the sli ...

The Moral Urgency of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 2:34pm | Type: Press

July 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Religious leaders lobby House for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/29/2013 - 12:41pm | Type: Press

July 24, 2013 Sojo in the News The Associated Press ...

CBF pastor seeks immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 12:41pm | Type: Press

July 24, 2013 Sojo in the News Bob Allen ...

The Moral Urgency of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Some say that we should wait again, wait longer to work on the immigration system, wait until later, do it slowly, over time, down the road, piece by piece, and not act now. But our message was this: the time ...

Will the Religious Left Become the New 'Moral Majority'?
Originally Posted: 07/29/2013 - 9:23am | Type: Press

July 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Jonathan Merritt ...

True Biblical Hospitality: Loving Immigrants, Strangers, and Enemies
Originally Posted: 07/23/2013 - 8:56am | Type: Blog

Based on our English definition, most everyone would consider themselves hospitable. But are we really? I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite moments in life is when I pu ...

Catholic Educators Push Immigration Reform That Includes Citizenship
Originally Posted: 07/23/2013 - 8:44am | Type: Blog

As support for immigration reform grows, Catholic college and university presidents from across the country have joined the movement. As support for immigration reform grows, Ca ...

Religious groups face uphill fight in House on immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/22/2013 - 9:15am | Type: Press

July 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Adelle M. Banks ...

Is Immigration Reform Dead? Not If Evangelicals Can Do Anything About It
Originally Posted: 07/18/2013 - 10:16am | Type: Press

July 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Wear ...

House Not Voting on Senate Immigration Bill Is OK, Evangelical Immigration Table Says
Originally Posted: 07/10/2013 - 10:15am | Type: Press

July 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Religious Groups Urge House to Act on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/10/2013 - 8:31am | Type: Press

July 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Weil ...

Religious groups take immigration aim
Originally Posted: 07/09/2013 - 3:43pm | Type: Press

July 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Seung Min Kim ...

Senate immigration bill passes, moves to uncertain fate in House
Originally Posted: 07/02/2013 - 2:51pm | Type: Press

June 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Patricia Zapoor ...

In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/02/2013 - 2:47pm | Type: Press

June 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Burbank Leader ...

How evangelicals helped shape immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/01/2013 - 3:46pm | Type: Press

July 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Jenny Yang ...

5 Reasons Christians Need to Stop Using the Term 'Illegal Immigrant'
Originally Posted: 07/01/2013 - 11:49am | Type: Blog

Regardless of where we fall on the issue of immigration reform, we should be willing to adjust our language so that we do not speak falsely against our neighbors, so that we do not use language that is divisiv ...

Varied Alliance to Press House on Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 07/01/2013 - 9:29am | Type: Press

June 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Julia Preston ...

Senate Passes Immigration Overhaul; Top 10 Reasons It Matters
Originally Posted: 06/27/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

By a 68-32 vote, the Senate just passed S.744, a bipartisan immigration reform bill that people of faith have held up as part of a solution to the United States’ broken immigration system. While it still has t ...

Religious leaders weigh in on immigration debate
Originally Posted: 06/26/2013 - 11:04am | Type: Press

June 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Tim Townsend ...

Evangelical Week of Prayer for Immigration Reform Kicks Off near Capitol
Originally Posted: 06/25/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Press

June 24, 2013 Press Releases With a final Senate vote on broad, bipar ...

On Scripture: Fear and Wisdom In The Immigration Debate
Originally Posted: 06/19/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Blog

They have many labels. Undocumented immigrants. Illegal Immigrants. Illegal Aliens. Wetbacks. Jan Brewer, the governor of Arizona, recently suggested that most of them are “drug mules.” Some have even called t ...

Sojourners—Welcoming Immigrants With Open Arms
Originally Posted: 06/14/2013 - 1:18pm | Type: Press

June 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Jakeman Law ...

Immigration Reform Crucial to Future of Evangelical Church, Analysts Say
Originally Posted: 06/11/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Press

June 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

Evangelical leaders unite for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 9:10am | Type: Press

June 6, 2013 Sojo in the News Angie Moses ...

First Baptist Orlando helps lead faith-based support for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 1:26pm | Type: Press

June 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeff Kunerth ...

Evangelicals pushing Republicans to back immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 10:15am | Type: Press

June 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Daniel Gonzalez ...

Colorado Approves Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants
Originally Posted: 06/06/2013 - 12:10pm | Type: Blog

Colorado became the eighth U.S. state to grant driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants on Wednesday. Colorado became the eighth U.S. state to grant driver's lic ...

John Boehner Vital to Immigration and the Debt Ceiling
Originally Posted: 06/05/2013 - 1:23pm | Type: Blog

John Boehner's future political aspirations could be a big deciding factor in his stance on immigration and the debt ceiling John Boehner's future political aspirations ...

‘Amnesty Man’ Rubio publicly bashed in Florida
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 3:21pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Dorton ...

S.C. Pastor Adds Voice to National Call for Bipartisan Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 3:18pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Charleston Chronicle ...

IMMIGRATION REFORM: NumbersUSA, evangelical group run ads
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 3:13pm | Type: Press

June 1, 2013 Sojo in the News David Olson ...

Evangelicals doing more than just praying for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 3:11pm | Type: Press

June 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda Nevarez ...

Willow Creek Church's Lynne Hybels Says Immigration Reform Is Personal
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 3:04pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Leonardo Blair ...

Evangelical group announces new media campaign
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:26pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News The Crescent-News ...

Political Ads Supporting and Against Immigration Reform Hit Kentucky
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:24pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Phillip M. Bailey ...

Evangelical Christians call for Immigration Reforms
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:20pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Stu Johnson ...

Evangelicals Targeted by Immigration Reform Ads
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:09pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Mike Osborne ...

Palmetto state is focus of immigration reform battle
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:05pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Joel Allen ...

Farm Leaders Back Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 12:54pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeremy Redmon ...

Evangelical group releases ad in support of immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 12:42pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Chas Sisk ...