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Conservatives, Progressives Call for Action on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/05/2012 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

Today, both progressive and conservative leaders from the business, law enforcement, and faith communities came together in Washington, D.C., during the two-day National Strategy Session to launch a new consen ...

The Waiting
Originally Posted: 12/13/2012 - 11:26am | Type: Blog

Advent, a season during which Christians honor and attempt to approximate the longing for a Messiah more than 2,000 years ago, is often described as a chance to exercise our patience muscles. ...

Bibles, Badges, and Business: Forging Consensus on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/04/2012 - 11:05am | Type: Blog

It’s quite an accomplishment to get Bibles, Badges and Business together all in one room and agreeing on something this big. This reminds us all that Christmas and the holiday season really is a time for mirac ...

Evangelical leaders urge Obama, Congress to reform immigration
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 4:44pm | Type: Press

November 26, 2012 Sojo in the News Florida Baptist Witness ...

Super PAC Hopes to Help Republicans Collaborate on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 11:10am | Type: Blog

Republicans for Immigration Reform is hoping to help those who make commitments for comprehensive reform hold on to their positions. The day after the election, many top Republic ...

Obama’s Immigration Opportunity
Originally Posted: 11/21/2012 - 9:32am | Type: Blog

With conservative opinion on immigration shifting, a unique opportunity exists to fix our nation’s broken immigration system. As President Barack Obama prepares for a second term, ...

Evangelical leaders urge Obama, Congress to reform immigration
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:52pm | Type: Press

November 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Tom Strode ...

Urge Obama, Boehner to Find Common Ground on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/15/2012 - 10:32am | Type: Blog

Tell our political leaders to move quickly and seek common ground on immigration reform. The election is finally over, and both parties understand the key role Latino vote ...

Evangelicals Give Obama 92 Days To Tackle Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/14/2013 - 4:34pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Ted Hesson ...

Evangelical leaders call for deadline on immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 3:57pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Morgan Little ...

Post-Election: A New Day for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/12/2012 - 1:06pm | Type: Blog

Exit polling from Tuesday’s presidential election is offering new hope to activists advocating for comprehensive immigration reform. Exit polling from Tuesday’s presidential elect ...

Immigration Leaders Gather to Discuss Need for Reform
Originally Posted: 10/09/2012 - 11:53am | Type: Blog

The solution that is developed by the federal government must be a conglomeration of multifaceted mechanisms that address the brokenness of our current system at the policy, legal, and administrative level. ...

For Young Immigrants, a New Dawn
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 2:37pm | Type: Press

August 16, 2012 Sojo in the News Ali Noorani ...

DREAMers: Not So Different From Me
Originally Posted: 07/09/2012 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

When I was a very young child, my parents decided a better future would likely be afforded for me in the U.S. Before an age when I could comprehend the situation and without my given consent, I was brought acr ...

Evangelicals Preach Unity On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:53pm | Type: Press

July 6, 2012 Sojo in the News NPR ...

Next Steps toward Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/09/2012 - 9:52am | Type: Blog

After announcing these principles, Sojourners asked Christians across the country to add their endorsement. More than 10,000 people have now signed their name! Recently, a group ...

BibliFact Roundup
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:56pm | Type: Press

July 2, 2012 Sojo in the News Timothy Beal ...

Why are evangelicals supporting immigration reform?
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:01pm | Type: Press

June 22, 2012 Sojo in the News Lisa Miller ...

Stopping DREAMers’ Deportations
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:03pm | Type: Press

June 18, 2012 Sojo in the News Ali Noorani ...

Evangelical Leaders Call for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:27pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Joe Carter ...

Days after evangelicals call for softening immigration laws, U.S. announces end to some deportations
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:24pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Brad A. Greenberg ...

Evangelicals Split With GOP On Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:23pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Jessica Pieklo ...

White House receives political cover on immigration from religious groups
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:22pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Dan Merica ...

Will Evangelicals’ Immigration Shift Mean Common Ground With Obama?
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:22pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News David Sessions ...

About this ad Evangelicals unveil immigration reform plan
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:12pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Matthew Brown ...

Evangelical Radio Messages Urge Support of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:43pm | Type: Press

June 14, 2012 Sojo in the News Michael Burg ...

Evangelicals Are Polarizing the Immigrant Rights Movement
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:42pm | Type: Press

June 14, 2012 Sojo in the News Erwin de Leon ...

Religious groups push for US immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:10pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News American Visa Bureau ...

Evangelical leaders push for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:07pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Raisa Camargo ...

Evangelical Officials Unite to Mobilize for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:05pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Christian M. Stempert ...

Liberal, Conservative Evangelicals Unite for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:50pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Michael Gryboski ...

Leading evangelicals back immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:49pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News David Olson ...

Evangelical Leaders Unite to Flex Political Power in Support of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:51pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Don Golden ...

Evangelical Groups Call for New Stance on Illegal Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:35pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Tripp Gabriel ...

Focus on the Family joins evangelical call for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:34pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Paloma Esquivel ...

Evangelicals Announce Mobilizing Strategy for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:16pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News New American Media ...

Politico Influence 6/12/12
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:16pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News David Levinthal ...

Focus on the Family president comes out in favor of immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:14pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Liz Goodwin ...

Jim Wallis and Richard Land: Join the Great Conversation
Originally Posted: 11/03/2011 - 10:58am | Type: Blog

Last night, at the National Press Club here in Washington D.C., the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and Sojourners co-sponsored a conversation between Richard L ...

The Republican Debates So Far (part 1)
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Blog

As a liberal, a progressive that stands to the left of President Obama, I do not expect to hear much in a Republican presidential debate with which I will agree. As a liberal, a p ...

Rick Perry, Superman and Immigration
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

Rick Perry was recently asked by a nine-year-old "If you were a super hero, what kind of super hero would you be?" His answer to the child's benign question was simultaneously predictable and ...

Immigration Reform for Texas: Seeking a Winning Cocktail
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

One little known fact about Houston is that it was the only major city in the South to integrate nonviolently. One little known fact about Houston is that it was the only major ...

ICE Follies: 'Silent' Raids are Worse Than Useless
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

There are no whirring helicopters, law enforcement vehicles, or hundreds of federal agents swooping down on businesses as in days of old. There are no whirring helicopters, law ...

ICE Follies
Originally Posted: 05/22/2012 - 3:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gebe Martinez 'Silent' raids that drive workers into the underground economy are worse than useless. ...

President Obama and the Economic and Moral Imperatives of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

The world around us is teaming with meaning. Words are lush with meaning. One word can point to many different ideas, emotions, expectations. The world around us is teaming with m ...

Undocumented and Unafraid: The Immigrant Rights Movement
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/04/12/undocumented-and-unafraid-the-immigrant-rights-movement/" target="_self"></a>The immigrant rights movement is getting extreme. ...

Rethinking Our Approach to Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

It is time for those of us who have been advocating for comprehensive immigration reform to rethink our strategies. It is time for those of us who have been advocating for compreh ...

When is Nationalism Healthy?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/1100215-invictus.jpg"></a>I watched the film <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1057500/" target="_blank">Invictu ...

Taking the Constitution Seriously
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Today, the new 112th Congress convenes. Today, the new 112th Congress convenes. Among the new rules for this Congress adopted by the incoming Republican majority is that in th ...

Top 10 Religious Stories of 2010
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Every day as I review the news, I'm conscious of stories relating to religious faith. Every day as I review the news, I'm conscious of stories relating to religious fait ...