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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 ...

The U.S. Supreme Court: Health Care, Immigration, Juvenile Justice and More
Originally Posted: 06/28/2012 - 2:39pm | Type: SojoMail

June 28, 2012   QUOTE OF THE WEEK "We're going to ge ...

The U.S. Supreme Court: Health Care, Immigration, Juvenile Justice and More
Originally Posted: 06/28/2012 - 1:03pm | Type: Blog

Today, in a long and complicated ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. This is an important victory for millions of uninsured people in our country and ultimately a triumph of the comm ...

But It’s a Dry Hate: The Human Spirit of Arizona Will Not Be Broken
Originally Posted: 06/27/2012 - 3:50pm | Type: Blog

The system is not broken, it is meant to break people. Even at 10 p.m., the dry heat caused the collapse of multiple people of faith gathered in a candlelight vigil outside Sherif ...

The Politics of Immigration
Originally Posted: 06/27/2012 - 10:46am | Type: Blog

There has for some time been a larger immigration strategy at play here that I will bluntly call “evil.” Both sides have been spinning and claiming victory in Monday’s S ...

The Supreme Court, Racial Profiling, and Brewer’s Hobbled Law
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 3:18pm | Type: Blog

Brewer’s law had four legs. Now it has one—a lame one. On Monday the United States Supreme Court struck down three of four key provisions in Arizona’s attrition-through-enforceme ...

Wild Goose Heaven Our Answer to Hate
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:00pm | Type: Press

June 25, 2012 Sojo in the News Frank Schaeffer ...

Following SCOTUS Decision, Where Are We On Immigration Reform?
Originally Posted: 06/26/2012 - 10:44am | Type: Blog

Monday's Supreme Court decision leaves the state of immigration reform almost unchanged. For CNN , Allison Brennan writes: "After two years of protests, ...

Reactions to Supreme Court Ruling on Anti-Immigrant Law (PHOTO & VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 06/25/2012 - 3:37pm | Type: Blog

Although three of the four provisions were struck down, the fourth —t he so called “show me your papers” clause — is very harmful to communities. It allows racial profiling on the basis of appearance. ...

Supreme Courts Stops Some of Arizona’s Attack on Immigrants
Originally Posted: 06/25/2012 - 2:51pm | Type: Blog

Today the Supreme Court struck down three central provisions of Arizona’s controversial anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. Today the Supreme Court  struck down  three central provisio ...

SCOTUS Strikes Down Key Provisions in Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Legislation
Originally Posted: 06/25/2012 - 11:18am | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down large portions of the controversial Arizona anti-immigrant law SB 1070. The Supreme Court on Monday struck down large portions of the contr ...

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

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

Barack Obama's Immigration Reform for Youth: A Dream Deferred?
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:01pm | Type: Press

June 22, 2012 Sojo in the News Joseph Nevins ...

New Christian coalition
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:02pm | Type: Press

June 20, 2012 Sojo in the News Chet Hardin ...

Faith Community Strives to Open Minds on Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 4:02pm | Type: Press

June 19, 2012 Sojo in the News Brian Fraga ...

Romney's Immigration Position May Collide with Evangelicals, GOP Base
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Press

June 18, 2012 Sojo in the News Paul Stanley ...

Obama Grants Young Immigrants Reprieve
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Press

June 18, 2012 Sojo in the News Christine A. Scheller ...

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

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

Obama Administration Halts Prosecution of Some Young Immigrants
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:41pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Tobin Grant ...

Which Way Will Hispanic Evangelicals Turn in November?
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:39pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Doris Nhan ...

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 ...

Crowds Erupt in Praise as Obama Announces Immigration Policy Change
Originally Posted: 01/28/2013 - 2:27pm | Type: Blog

Dreams came alive today as President Obama granted relief to thousands of undocumented students. What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? ...

A New Low: Targeting American Children
Originally Posted: 06/15/2012 - 2:33pm | Type: Blog

Even as we await the Supreme Court’s ruling on states’ rights to pass their own immigration laws, Senate Republicans are arguing for two sets of federal legislation even worse than the worst state bills. Thes ...

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 ...

Evangelicals Campaign for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:26pm | Type: Press

June 14, 2012 Sojo in the News Mahwish Khan ...

VIDEO: President Obama Speaks on Immigration Policy Changes
Originally Posted: 06/15/2012 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

President Barack Obama speaks on immigration policy changes. Earlier today, the  White House announced  a change to deportation enforcement that would grant work permits to cer ...

BREAKING: Relief, Work Permits Offered to Certain Immigrants
Originally Posted: 06/15/2012 - 11:28am | Type: Blog

Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, has been at the forefront, pushing for changes to immigration policies that rip apart families. According to the Associated Press ...

Jim Wallis, Tony Campolo to Teach at United Methodism's Wesley Seminary
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:48pm | Type: Press

June 14, 2012 Sojo in the News Kristin Rudolph ...

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 ...

Immigration: Unity, Morality and Common Sense
Originally Posted: 06/14/2012 - 3:46pm | Type: SojoMail

June 14, 2012   QUOTE OF THE WEEK "The most important thi ...

Vargas: Journalist and Immigration Rights Activist
Originally Posted: 06/14/2012 - 1:12pm | Type: Blog

Jose Antonio Vargas writes the TIME cover story on undocumented immigrants. A year after publically admitting his status as an undocumented immigrant, journalist Jose Antonio Va ...

Immigration: Unity, Morality and Common Sense
Originally Posted: 06/14/2012 - 12:06pm | Type: Blog

Tuesday was a big day. Nearly 150 evangelical leaders signed onto an “Evangelical Statement of Immigration Reform.” Instead of ideology, we came together because of morality and common sense. And that’s what l ...

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 ...

Catholic Church Supports Evangelical Statement on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:10pm | Type: Press

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

Evangelicals call for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:09pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Alan Bean ...

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

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

Even Evangelicals Agree: Congress Needs to Take Action on Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:07pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Seth Hoy ...

150 evangelicals, from left & right, call for comprehensive immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:06pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Tom Strode ...

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 ...

Evangelical radio ad urges Christians to support immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:04pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Liz Goodwin ...

Diverse Evangelical Coalition Calls for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 3:03pm | Type: Press

June 13, 2012 Sojo in the News CBN News ...

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 ...

Evangelical group calls for bipartisan, ‘humane’ immigration reform
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:56pm | Type: Press

June 12, 2012 Sojo in the News Jerilyn Forsythe ...

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 ...