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Results for Immigration

21 Immigration Reform Power Players
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 5:50pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Ted Hesson ...

Editorial: It’s time to embrace the ‘stranger’
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 5:38pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Marv Knox ...

Seeing Citizenship Path Near, Activists Push Obama to Slow Deportations
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Shear ...

John McCain Gets Tough on Immigration
Originally Posted: 02/20/2013 - 2:38pm | Type: Blog

One angry constituent asked repeatedly where the “dang fence” that McCain had promised was. The senator turned to a chart illustrating how much fence had been constructed (hint: it’s a lot), and the man shot b ...

On Scripture: We'll Walk Hand in Hand?
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 3:36pm | Type: Blog

Some 12 million women, men, and children across these United States await with bated breath to see what political deals will be made to construct either a pathway to citizenship or pave a road to deportation h ...

Colorado evangelicals cite Bible as they embrace immigration reform
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 5:44pm | Type: Press

February 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Nancy Lofholm ...

Shackles, Operation Streamline, and Spokes in the Wheel
Originally Posted: 02/18/2013 - 2:30pm | Type: Blog

Operation Streamline began in 2005 in Texas and 2008 in Arizona as part of the deterrence strategy of border enforcement. Instead of the typical civil violation, it charges people who cross the border without ...

Call and Response: What the President Did This Week
Originally Posted: 02/15/2013 - 4:37pm | Type: Press

February 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Prooftexting for Amnesty
Originally Posted: 02/15/2013 - 4:09pm | Type: Press

February 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Mark Krikorian ...

My Promise to Congressman Rohrabacher
Originally Posted: 02/14/2013 - 3:17pm | Type: Blog

I work hard, I study hard, I pay taxes, and I have applied for the deferred action program that President Barack Obama instituted last year for young undocumented Americans like me. ...

SOTU: Time for Common Ground for Common Good
Originally Posted: 02/12/2013 - 11:35pm | Type: Blog

There was truth tonight in the president’s State of the Union message. There was truth tonight in the president’s State of the Union message. There was truth that the rising c ...

Stop Low-Priority Deportations
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey The Obama administration is not living up to its promises. Sign a petition to put an end to low-priority deportations. ...

Immigration politics shift from fear to possibility
Originally Posted: 02/12/2013 - 12:44pm | Type: Press

February 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Brian Roewe ...

To Comfort the Afflicted
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 10:58am | 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 - 12:39pm | 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 - 12:33pm | Type: Press

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

Border Security Before Citizenship is a Bad Idea
Originally Posted: 02/08/2013 - 12:07pm | 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 - 3:16pm | 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 - 9:09pm | 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 - 12:39pm | 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 - 2:35pm | Type: Press

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

A Roadmap to Citizenship Is 'Within Reach'
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 4:29pm | 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 - 11:27am | 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 - 10:57am | 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 - 3:06pm | 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 - 2:59pm | Type: Press

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

Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Press

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

Immigration Profile: Is There Room for Redemption?
Originally Posted: 01/30/2013 - 11:06am | 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 - 5:42pm | 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 - 10:47am | 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 - 5:50pm | 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 - 3:11pm | Type: Press

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

Republican allies advocate for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 4:09pm | Type: Press

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

Some evangelicals push for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 5:55pm | Type: Press

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

More Republicans start calling for immigration changes
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 11:31am | Type: Press

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

The Immigration Saga Continues
Originally Posted: 01/22/2013 - 11:25am | 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 - 7:00pm | 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 - 2:17pm | 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 - 5:48pm | 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 - 4:08pm | Type: Press

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

Evangelical Coalition Seeks Immigration Overhaul
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 4:06pm | 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 - 3:50pm | Type: Press

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

The New Move on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 3:36pm | 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 - 4:04pm | Type: Press

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

The Evangelical Grassroots Mobilization for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/17/2013 - 12:03pm | 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 - 11:49am | 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 - 11:58am | 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 - 11:34am | 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 - 11:26am | Type: Press

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

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 11:30am | 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 ...