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Evangelicals on Immigration Reform: 'How We Treat the Stranger Is How We Treat Christ'
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 10:19am | Type: Press

May 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

WATCH: Live Webcast of Immigration Hearing
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 10:07am | Type: Blog

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the Gang of 8 immigration bill (S. 744). Aides say the hearing will focus on amendments to the bill that address border security. ...

Gay rights plan seen as threat to immigration bill
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 10:44am | Type: Press

May 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Erica Werner ...

Republicans Demand Stronger Border Security in Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 3:25pm | Type: Blog

Republicans are pushing for stronger border security measures in the immigration bill. Republicans are pushing for stronger border security measures in the immigration bill. Stro ...

Conservatives Split on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/07/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

A bitter public fight began on among conservatives on Monday over the cost of immigration reform. The Heritage Foundation released a study on Monday that estimate the bipartisan i ...

Four Additional Hurdles for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 3:33pm | Type: Blog

Now that the Senate's Gang of Eight has published its immigration proposal, TIME has put together four hurdles to the bill becoming law. Now that the Senate's Gang of E ...

Polls Find Americans are Disengaged from Immigration Debate
Originally Posted: 05/02/2013 - 11:53am | Type: Blog

Fewer than half of Americans are very or fairly closely following the immigration debate. 38 percent have no opinion on the Senate mesaure recently intoduced by the "Gang of Eight." ...

‘Nuns on the Bus’ Will Hit the Road for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 4:31pm | Type: Blog

The “Nuns on the Bus” are revving up their engines for another national campaign, only this time the Catholic sisters are taking their mobile platform for social justice along the country’s Southern border to ...

Dozens of May Day Rallies for Immigration Reform Planned Across Country
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 3:41pm | Type: Blog

May Day rallies are planned across the country urging Congress to ease the nation's immigration laws. May Day rallies are planned across the country urging Congress to ease t ...

Sojourners’ Jim Wallis Ponders Immigration, Guns at Washington National Cathedral
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 9:39am | Type: Press

April 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeff Walton ...

Sierra Club Endorses Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 4:45pm | Type: Blog

Why would an environmental organization get involved with immigration reform? What could they possibly have at stake? If Congress passes immigration reform, much of the credit wil ...

Supreme Court Won't Take Up Alabama Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 10:59am | Type: Blog

Today the Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal of an Alabama immigration law that allowed law enforcement to arrest people who hid or helped transport illegal immigrants. T ...

Evangelicals Rally for Pathway to Citizenship and Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/24/2013 - 2:31pm | Type: Press

April 23, 2013 Sojo in the News Sarah McHaney ...

Clergy, Social Justice Leaders Cautiously Applaud Gang of 8 Immigration Proposal
Originally Posted: 04/24/2013 - 2:12pm | Type: Press

April 23, 2013 Sojo in the News Mel Fabrikant ...

Is Rejecting a Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants Un-Christian?
Originally Posted: 04/24/2013 - 2:07pm | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Billy Hallowell ...

May 2013 Sojourners Magazine
Originally Posted: 04/23/2013 - 12:05pm | Type: Product

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Catholic Bishops: Don’t Let Boston Attacks Derail Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/22/2013 - 5:49pm | Type: Blog

Leading U.S. Catholic bishops on Monday denounced efforts to use the Boston Marathon bombings to derail the push for immigration reform, saying it is wrong to brand all immigrants as dangerous and that a revam ...

Evangelicals see promise in immigration proposal
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 1:33pm | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Caleb Bell ...

(VIDEO) Evangelicals Take Immigration Reform to Hill: Say Amnesty v. Deportation a 'False Choice'
Originally Posted: 04/19/2013 - 12:48pm | Type: Blog

Hours after Senate Gang of Eight’s immigration bill dropped early Wednesday, evangelical leaders from across the country gathered at the Capitol to raise their voices for comprehensive immigration reform. ...

Evangelicals Descend on Capitol Hill to Push Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 11:05am | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Evangelicals Become Unlikely Supporters Of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 10:32am | Type: Press

April 17, 2013 Sojo in the News David Welna ...

Evangelicals Try To Soften Hearts On Overhauling Immigration
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 1:46pm | Type: Press

April 15, 2013 Sojo in the News John Burnett ...

Life, Death, Taxes, and the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” (Exodus 20:16) Why would lying be so ...

Loving My Own Life Means Sharing It With Others
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 11:44am | Type: Blog

After a bit of reflection, I came to see that loving my own life really does imply that I want to share it with others. Many of the great Christian thinkers throughout our history ...

'Si, Se Puede!' Tens of Thousands Gather on National Mall for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/13/2013 - 12:50pm | Type: Blog

Thousands of people flooded the National Mall on Wednesday to call on Congress for commonsense immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants ...

Immigration reform gets personal for evangelicals
Originally Posted: 04/12/2013 - 12:18pm | Type: Press

April 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Adelle M. Banks ...

WATCH: Live Stream of Immigration Reform Rally
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

Live Stream of Immigration Reform Rally Free desktop streaming application by Ustream Do Not Display ...

Jesus Resurrected and 'The Undocumented'
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Blog

Our search for the resurrected one, the one who has come to give us life, has everything to do with the dead. At the  Full Frame Film Festival  in Durham last week, I saw Marco ...

Evangelical Leaders Unite for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Press

April 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Relevant Magazine ...

The Crossroads of Outreach and Immigration
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Press

In a 2010 Pew Research survey, only 16 percent of white evangelicals said their clergy spoke out about ...

The Passion of Christ and the Plight of Our Undocumented Neighbors
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Blog

While it is impossible to ignore that there are 92 references in Scripture where the word, 'ger' is used, speaking about the stranger in our land and our treatment of these individuals, it is not one ...

Guns and immigration: Tale of two movements
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 3:11pm | Type: Press

April 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Jonathan Capehart ...

Words Matter: Why the AP Will No Longer Call People 'Illegal'
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 2:58pm | Type: Blog

The Associated Press announced Tuesday it is dropping the term "illegal immigrant" from its Stylebook. Citing concern for “labeling people, instead of behavior,” AP’s Senior Vice President and Execut ...

Immigration advocates target lawmakers in home districts
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 12:48pm | Type: Press

April 1, 2013 Sojo in the News David Nakarmura ...

Welcoming Christ by Welcoming the Stranger
Originally Posted: 03/30/2013 - 7:13pm | Type: Blog

As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter, let us remember that the life that ended on the cross began on the road. This Easter, let us remember that Christ the Savior began his life as an immigrant, fleeing t ...

South Carolina becomes Republican's immigration reform 'test market'
Originally Posted: 03/27/2013 - 10:15am | Type: Press

March 27, 2013 Sojo in the News Noelle Phillips ...

Evangelicals May Be Key to Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/26/2013 - 5:11pm | Type: Press

March 26, 2013 Sojo in the News Caitlin Huey-Burns ...

Malone to host conference on immigration-related issues
Originally Posted: 03/25/2013 - 11:53am | Type: Press

March 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Charita Goshay ...

Evangelical leaders pushing immigration reform
Originally Posted: 03/25/2013 - 11:46am | Type: Press

March 23, 2013 Sojo in the News David Olson ...

Alabama Senator Denies the Moral Responsibility of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:19pm | Type: Blog

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions recently made the claim that there is no “moral or legal responsibility to reward somebody who entered the country [without documentation].” The momentu ...

April 2013 Sojourners Magazine
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 7:35pm | Type: Product

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Evangelicals push immigration reform on the Hill
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Press

March 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Kate Nocera ...

Religious conservatives make moral case for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:10am | Type: Press

March 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Rosalind S. Helderman ...

Sen. Paul to Immigrants: US Will Find a Place for You
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 11:25am | Type: Press

March 19, 2013 Sojo in the News CBN News ...

Evangelical Immigration Table Calls for Path to Citizenship in Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 11:09am | Type: Press

March 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Evangelical Groups Call for Path to Citizenship in Immigration Overhaul
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Press

March 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Julia Preston ...

Pro-immigration reform group claims ‘sea change’ in favor of legalization among evangelical voters
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 10:58am | Type: Press

March 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Caroline May ...

Evangelicals support path to citizenship
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 10:56am | Type: Press

March 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Erica Werner ...

The Blessings That We Refuse
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

Immigrants are a blessing, not a curse. They are assets, not deficits. I have learned this the hard way after seven years working with the New York City New Sanctuary Movement. ...

Immigration Reform — Working With Our Neighbors
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

Since our entire approach to the community is based on building strong, personal connections and relationships across and beyond the typical barriers of income, gender, race, and religion, we’ve become very aw ...