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Half a dozen evangelical Christian leaders — including the Reverend Luis Cortes, Jr., president of Esperanza; Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference; and Noel Castellanos, CEO of the Christian Community Development Association — expressed their support for the program the day before the government started fielding requests.
Then, earlier last week, the Evangelical Immigration Table released a statement of evangelical principles for immigration reform signed by more than 150 of the nation’s evangelical leaders. Rev. Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, offered, “We can and should pass legislation that respects the rule of law and honors our moral commitments to love the immigrant. Silence and inaction are not options.”