The Common Good

GOP Reps. Cite The Bible To Support Harsh Crackdowns Against Undocumented Immigrants

Date: July 15, 2010

And while King claimed that the Bible would have us care most “about the well-being of [our] citizens,” the advocacy group Christians for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CCIR) disagrees. Citing Genesis, CCIR writes, “We believe all people, regardless of national origin or citizenship status, are made in the ‘image of God’ and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.”