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Immigrants Are Us
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 4:19pm | Type: Blog

More than any other organized religion in the United States, the Catholic Church is an immigrant church that has grown with the nation, welcoming successive generations of immigrants who have helped build our ...

‘Hearts and Minds are Changing’ on Immigration Reform, Says Ivone Guillen of Sojourners
Originally Posted: 08/13/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Press

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

The Bible's case for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 10:16am | Type: Press

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

The 5 Rules of Recess
Originally Posted: 08/08/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

While many assume Congress has taken an extended vacation this month, nothing could be further from the truth. Recess is just as important now as it was when we were kids, but the rules have changed. ...

44,000 can’t wait for immigration reform in Congress
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 11:24am | Type: Press

August 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Pablo Alvarado ...

From politics to the pulpit, faith groups see 'the hand of God' in immigration reform
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 11:29am | Type: Press

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

So Much Is at Stake: Reform and Race
Originally Posted: 08/02/2013 - 3:17pm | Type: Press

August 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

A Community of Strangers
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacy Martin Regardless of where we end up on immigration reform, Matthew 22 reminds us that no law can make us love our neighbor. ...

One Courageous Act May Ignite Us All: The DREAM 9
Originally Posted: 08/02/2013 - 10:17am | 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 ...

On Scripture: It's the Name on the Front of the Jersey That Matters
Originally Posted: 07/31/2013 - 10:58am | 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 ...

William McKenzie: Evangelicals playing key role on immigration
Originally Posted: 07/29/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Press

July 26, 2013 Sojo in the News William McKenzie ...

The Moral Urgency of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 3:34pm | Type: Press

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

Religious leaders lobby House for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/29/2013 - 1:41pm | Type: Press

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

CBF pastor seeks immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 1:41pm | Type: Press

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

Nuns on the Bus Push Congress to Pass Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 1:32pm | Type: Blog

The “Nuns on the Bus” are back from their 6,800-mile trek across the U.S., but their hardest job may be yet to come: convincing the Republican-led House to pass immigration reform. ...

The Moral Urgency of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 1:46pm | 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 - 10:23am | Type: Press

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

Over 300 Evangelical Leaders Meet with House Republicans on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 3:52pm | Type: Press

July 24, 2013 Press Releases Today, on the eve of a critical August r ...

The Dream 9: Praying God Will Make a Way
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 11:46am | Type: Blog

They are tired of justifying their own existence, weary of hearing their hard-working, courageous parents derided as “illegal.” They cannot forget the horrors they’ve seen inside detention centers any more tha ...

Evangelicals Flood Capitol Hill to Urge Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Blog

Today, hundreds of evangelicals from across the country will gather on Capitol Hill to host the Pray4Reform Evangelical Day of Prayer and Action. While many groups are focused on ...

White House Slams House GOP Plan for Immigrants
Originally Posted: 07/23/2013 - 12:14pm | Type: Blog

The GOP was highly criticized by Democratic officials for their plan to offer a path to citizenship for illegal children with the exclusion of legalizing their parents. White House advisors remain spiteful of the GOP’s immigration plans accusing them of ...

True Biblical Hospitality: Loving Immigrants, Strangers, and Enemies
Originally Posted: 07/23/2013 - 9:56am | 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 - 9:44am | 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 ...

John Boehner Ducks Taking Personal Stand on Immigration Citizenship Debate
Originally Posted: 07/22/2013 - 4:57pm | Type: Blog

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio said in an interview with CBS on Sunday that “immigration reform isn’t about him.” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio said in an interview with ...

Religious Groups Face Uphill Fight in House on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/22/2013 - 11:57am | Type: Blog

Evangelical leaders pushing for comprehensive immigration reform will be back in Washington next week, praying and lobbying on Capitol Hill. They’ll need all the help they can get — divine or otherwise — after the Senate’s immigration reform bill hit ...

Religious groups face uphill fight in House on immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/22/2013 - 10:15am | 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 - 11:16am | Type: Press

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

Obama Pushes for Path to Citizenship in Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 07/17/2013 - 3:42pm | Type: Blog

President Barack Obama pushed back immigration reform on Tuesday indicating that the bill will likely be passed in the fall. President Barack Obama pushed back immigration reform ...

Faith Groups Make The Religious Argument For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/17/2013 - 10:35am | Type: Press

July 16, 2013 ... http://immigrationimpact.com/2013/07/16/faith-groups-make-the-religious-argument-for-immigration-reform/ As the focus on immigration ... http://immigrationimpact.com/2013/07/16/faith-groups-make-the-religious-argument-for-immigration-reform/#sthash.A8hRmFi1.dpuf According to Politico, the groups—Sojourners, National Association of Evangelicals, the Ethics ...

Gang Of Eight Targets 121 House Republicans On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/18/2013 - 11:47am | Type: Press

July 16, 2013 Sojo in the News Elise Foley ... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/16/gang-of-eight-house-republicans_n_3607357.html They distributed a list ...

Immigration Reform Advocates Rally Outside House Buildings in D.C., Urging Members to Enact Reform
Originally Posted: 07/15/2013 - 4:46pm | Type: Blog

On Wednesday, July 10 th , when most eyes were on the private GOP meeting where republicans gathered in the Capitol basement to strategize on immigration reform in the House, advocates were rallying outside House buildings to urge members to enact imm ...

Right lacks might on immigration
Originally Posted: 07/15/2013 - 2:27pm | Type: Press

July 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Seung Min Kim ...

Sidelined Obama Faces Impossible Task on Immigration
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 4:16pm | Type: Blog

In the next few weeks President Barack Obama is expected to visit key states throughout the U.S. In the next few weeks President Barack Obama is expected to visit key states thro ...

Wall Street Journal Names Evangelicals as Critical Group on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 2:46pm | Type: Blog

The Wall Street Journal issued an opinion editorial today naming evangelicals as a critical group at risk of being "ignored" if House lets the bill die. As House republ ...

House Not Voting on Senate Immigration Bill Is OK, Evangelical Immigration Table Says
Originally Posted: 07/10/2013 - 11:15am | 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 - 9:31am | Type: Press

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

Evangelical Immigration Table Steps Up Efforts on House
Originally Posted: 07/10/2013 - 9:21am | Type: Press

July 9, 2013 Press Releases Ahead of the key House GOP conference on ...

Religious groups take immigration aim
Originally Posted: 07/09/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Press

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

Evangelicals Urge House to Move Forward On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/09/2013 - 1:01pm | Type: Blog

We are at a critical moment, one where we urgently need to fix our broken immigration system. The Senate’s passage of the immigration bill recognized that. As we turn to the debate in the House, it is right t ...

Senate immigration bill passes; fate in House is uncertain
Originally Posted: 07/08/2013 - 11:13am | Type: Press

July 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Patricia Zapoor ...

The Kind of American I Want to Be
Originally Posted: 07/05/2013 - 12:39pm | Type: Blog

Every American started as an immigrant, and along the lines leading to me are other sorts of immigrants, too. There have been Ingelses of my line in the United States, the colonie ...

Senate immigration bill passes, moves to uncertain fate in House
Originally Posted: 07/02/2013 - 3:51pm | Type: Press

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

In Theory: Evangelicals for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/02/2013 - 3:47pm | Type: Press

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

How evangelicals helped shape immigration reform
Originally Posted: 07/01/2013 - 4:46pm | Type: Press

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

Radical Welcome
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Wes Granberg-Michaelson As demographics shift and migration brings global Christianity to the church down the street, how will U.S. congr ...

5 Reasons Christians Need to Stop Using the Term 'Illegal Immigrant'
Originally Posted: 07/01/2013 - 12:49pm | 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 - 10:29am | Type: Press

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

Jim Wallis Applauds the Senate’s Passage of Commonsense Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 06/27/2013 - 4:49pm | Type: Press

June 27, 2013 Media Advisory At this historic moment for immigration ...

Senate Passes Immigration Overhaul; Top 10 Reasons It Matters
Originally Posted: 06/27/2013 - 5:11pm | 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 ...

House Republicans Brace for Crazy-Making Intra-Party Immigration Fight
Originally Posted: 06/27/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Blog

With only hours left until the Senate releases the final tally of those in favor of immigration reform, House Speaker John Boehner along with other house majority leader’s prepare as controversial issues are b ...