Talking Points Memo Press Items
“This for us is a conversion issue,” Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojournors group, said Tuesday. “It’s really what we have — we’ve been changed by Jesus Christ on this, what the Bible says”
Last week, a coalition of evangelical organizations, many led by Latino religious leaders, formed the Evangelical Immigration Table to mobilize support for immigration reform among the evangelical community and put pressure on legislators to pass reform. Members of the group met last week with President Obama’s staff as well as with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. They told TPM that what Romney laid out Thursday was not enough.