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To Comfort the Afflicted
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 9:58am | Type: Magazine Article

Reta Halteman Finger If we read 1 Peter's message to immigrants, exiles, and foreigners only as a metaphor, we risk missing the poin ...

PCUSA promotes pro-immigration push
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 11:39am | Type: Press

January 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Alan F.H. Wisdom ...

Immigration Reform 2013: THE UPDATE for Monday Feb. 11
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 11:33am | Type: Press

February 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Linda Hartke ...

Border Security Before Citizenship is a Bad Idea
Originally Posted: 02/08/2013 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Last week a group of senators released principles for immigration reform that would make the path to citizenship for over 11 million immigrants contingent upon more border security. ...

Momentum Building on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/06/2013 - 2:16pm | Type: Blog

In case you’ve missed the news surrounding immigration reform, here’s a brief update. In case you’ve missed the news surrounding immigration reform, here’s a brief update. Las ...

Christian Churches Come Together on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/05/2013 - 8:09pm | Type: Blog

At its annual meeting in Austin, Texas, Christian Churches Together, representing the five families of the church in the United States, reached consensus on a statement calling for just and humane immigration ...

Evangelicals Use Bible to Champion Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/04/2013 - 11:39am | Type: Press

February 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Sarah McHaney ...

Watch: "Fireside Hangout" with Cecilia Muñoz on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/04/2013 - 1:35pm | Type: Press

January 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Erin Lindsay ...

A Roadmap to Citizenship Is 'Within Reach'
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

The president's proposals are not far off from those presented by the Senators. Hope is the message of the day. A roadmap to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans is within reach. ...

For Christians, a biblical mandate for comprehensive immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Press

January 29, 2013 Sojo in the News Robert Gittelson ...

On Scripture: Immigration Reform and the Challenges of Generosity
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 9:57am | Type: Blog

An authentically Christian call to action concerning how this nation treats and welcomes immigrants must go beyond issuing moral platitudes and encouraging compassionate treatment of the needy. It must also ac ...

Broad Coalition Prods for Action on Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/29/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Press

January 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Kate Ackley ...

New Video Launches 'Largest Ever' Immigration Reform Effort by Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 01/29/2013 - 1:59pm | Type: Press

January 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Melissa Steffan ...

Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Press

January 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Martin E. Marty ...

Immigration Profile: Is There Room for Redemption?
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 10:06am | Type: Blog

It sounds like Tony is the poster child for the kind of person who should be deported: two felony convictions and possession of a gun. But you haven’t heard the whole story. Five ...

The Political Power of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 4:42pm | Type: Blog

Latino voters are the most “moveable” racial voting bloc, meaning that both parties have an opportunity to win Latino votes, provided they reach out to the community in meaningful ways. ...

Campaign for Citizenship Highlights Harmful Effects of Family Separation
Originally Posted: 01/23/2013 - 9:47am | Type: Blog

On Jan. 17, faith leaders, DREAMers, and community leaders from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to launch a new Campaign for Citizenship — an effort to pressure Congress to enact reform that p ...

Obama could earn evangelical support for immigration plan
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Press

January 22, 2013 Sojo in the News WORLD Magazine ...

Evangelicals take a seat at the table of immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

January 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Lance Dickie ...

Republican allies advocate for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 3:09pm | Type: Press

January 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Brian Bennett ...

Some evangelicals push for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 4:55pm | Type: Press

January 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Rebecca Hoeffner ...

More Republicans start calling for immigration changes
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Press

January 18, 2013 Sojo in the News David Nakarmura ...

The Immigration Saga Continues
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 10:25am | Type: Press

January 20, 2013 Sojo in the News The New York Times ...

Courage for the Common Good: Obama's Second Term
Originally Posted: 01/21/2013 - 6:00pm | Type: Blog

President Obama seemed more confident about action than ever before, and perhaps this is indicative of what we can expect for his second term. We need courage now. I attended the ...

TRANSCRIPT: President Obama's Inauguration Speech
Originally Posted: 01/21/2013 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

Editor's Note: The following is a transcript of President Barack Obama's remarks following his swearing in during Monday's Inauguration ceremony. Editor's ...

Does scripture call for amnesty?
Originally Posted: 01/18/2013 - 4:48pm | Type: Press

January 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Chad Groening ...

Evangelical Leaders Launch 40 Day Prayer Challenge for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 3:08pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Evangelical Coalition Seeks Immigration Overhaul
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Press

January 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Rachel Zoll ...

Credit Where Credit Is Due: Evangelicals Push For Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 2:50pm | Type: Press

January 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Ian Reifowitz ...

The New Move on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Press

January 10, 2013 Sojo in the News Ben Lowe ...

Why Evangelicals are the new partners for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/18/2013 - 3:04pm | Type: Press

January 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Amy E. Black ...

The Evangelical Grassroots Mobilization for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 11:03am | Type: Press

January 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Don Golden ...

'I Was A Stranger' Campaign: Evangelical Leaders Seek Immigration Overhaul
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 10:49am | Type: Press

January 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Rachel Zoll ...

Evangelical Leaders Launch 'I Was a Stranger' Immigration Campaign
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 10:58am | Type: Blog

On Monday a group of prominent faith leaders belonging to the Evangelical Immigration Table gathered on a press call to launch largest evangelical mobilization effort for immigration reform known to date. ...

Immigration reform: Religious voices add to growing momentum
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 10:34am | Type: Press

January 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Religion Link ...

Evangelical Christians prepare for ‘largest ever grassroots push on immigration’
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Press

January 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Merica ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 10:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Landing on a Hundred by Cody ChesnuTT / After Kony: Staging Hope by First Run Feature / Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew / The Las ...

A New Year
Originally Posted: 01/03/2013 - 3:01pm | Type: Blog

Don’t forget the time you just had with your children and those family and friends you have spent these last days with. And let’s remember that these closest relationships are so very important. Let this be a ...

New rule makes residency easier for immigrants with U.S. kin
Originally Posted: 01/03/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

An estimated one million undoumented immigrants with American citizens as immediate relatives will now be separated from their families for shortened amounts of time while they apply to become legal residents.  The Los Angeles Times  reports: ...

10 (More) Reasons to Support Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/13/2012 - 9:14am | Type: Blog

There are many reasons to support comprehensive immigration reform. As Christians, we point to the biblical call to welcome the stranger and love our neighbors as top reasons for our support. We refer to the G ...

Most Americans Support Path to Earned Citizenship
Originally Posted: 12/11/2012 - 3:59pm | Type: Blog

With discussions looming about the Obama Administration’s supposed efforts to aggressively push for comprehensive immigration reform early next year, its important now more than ever to know where the public s ...

"Bibles, Badges and Business" Converge for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:50pm | Type: Press

December 9, 2012 Sojo in the News Angelo A. Paparelli ...

5 Republicans Who Matter on Immigration
Originally Posted: 12/11/2012 - 1:12pm | Type: Blog

Post fiscal-cliff, both President Obama and the Congress are expected to take on comprehensive immigraiton reform. Politico discusses the influential Republicans who will insert themselves into the debate. ...

RGIII and Some Tibs
Originally Posted: 12/07/2012 - 11:41am | Type: Blog

Many believe immigration reform will come up again this year. The recent elections have reminded both parties — especially Republicans — about the power of the Latino vote, and Latinos want immigration reform. ...

Immigration reform advocates hopeful Obama will lead
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:12pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2012 Sojo in the News Raisa Camargo ...

George W. Bush urges immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:58pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2012 Sojo in the News UPI.com ...

Port St. Lucie resident to speak at immigration event in Washington, D.C.
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:18pm | Type: Press

December 1, 2012 Sojo in the News Isadora Rangel ...

Jeb Bush Jr. and conservatives lead push for immigration overhaul
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:10pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2012 Sojo in the News William E. Gibson ...

Evangelicals may boost immigration shift
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:17pm | Type: Press

December 2, 2012 Sojo in the News Joe Garofoli ...

Shurtleff to take federal lobbying job
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:10pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2012 Sojo in the News Matt Canham ...